Five Minute Friday: Friend

It’s Five Minute Friday, where writers come together and write for five minutes on one topic.  Today’s theme: Friend In the second grade, friendship was easy.  She looked at my book bag.  I looked at hers. We had the exact same bag. This was all it took to begin a friendship back then, one that […]

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Spring is Here (Finally)

I went over to the city park because I had to catch the beauty of the Spring flower bloom. The park puts on such a beautiful display and best of all, it’s free.  Bring your cameras and the people you love, and take some Spring shots. The daffodils, the start of the tulip bloom, and […]

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The Labeling Game

When I was a high school senior, my class voted to give “titles” to different seniors.  Categories included “quietest,” “most athletic,” “worst driver,” “class clown,” “best eyes,” and more.  Winners got a special photo in the high school yearbook. I was voted “most likely to succeed,” a title that was considered a vote of support […]

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Why comparisons are bad for you

When I started blogging again, I decided I had to have my heart in the right place before I began. I had been journaling for almost a year after Silas died, but I didn’t want to write publicly unless it was for a reason: to share stories with a community of people who have been […]

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Five Minute Friday: Paint the Sky

Part of the Five Minute Friday challenge in which we write about one topic for five minutes.  Today’s topic: Paint As the 2nd grade class entered the art museum bustling and loud, they quickly scanned the pictures and colors, taking it all in with fresh curiosity. All of them, except one little girl, who loudly […]

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