Monthly Archives: April 2011

My “Adopted” Grandkids

I know I have always loved children but I had forgotten just how much I enjoyed being around them until these last couple of months. I also forgot how exhausting they can be. I’ve gotten the privilege these last two … Continue reading

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Shelter From The Storm

Write about something you used to believe, but don’t anymore. Bonus: What changed?   When I was a little girl I always thought that you HAD to be quiet during a thunderstorm because making noise would attract lightening and increase your … Continue reading

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Clogged With Embarrassment

  This week for Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop I chose prompt # 5.) Something embarrassing that happened at school. I know it’s been eons since I was in school but the old noggin does recall a few embarrassing incidents that … Continue reading

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This Bud’s For You, Monte!

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Keeping It Between The Ditches

Describe the worst driver you know. Bonus: What do you do to avoid ever having to get in a car with them behind the wheel? First let me preface this by saying I love my family very much cause I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – One

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The rain falls from the skies Like the tears from your eyes Free flowing, constant and fast Never fear, the rain nor the pain will last Though constant and seemingly neverending The pain and fear seem unbending The things that … Continue reading

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A Fitting Tribute

I’ve had a really hard time writing this week. I feel the words in my heart but I can’t seem to get them on paper the way I want to. I’ve had so many different emotions running through my head … Continue reading

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life lines

The tree casts shadows on the ground The same as you have left your mark Etched upon my heart To time indefinite

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Lessons That Should Be Learned

  Time for Mama Kat’s and this week I chose prompt #1) Something students these days should know. Where to start?  There are so many thing the kids in this disposable society need to learn in my humble opinion.  Let’s … Continue reading

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