Category Archives: Daily Prompt

Left Behind

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These are the items not rescued when/if my house burned down. I didn’t include them in the five most important because of their bulk and the difficulty in getting to them in an emergency. 1. Genealogy Binders of birth certificates, … Continue reading

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House on fire!

Quick! The house is on fire! Grab…. This is a great wake-up call and reminder to re-assess our emergency grab bag. We each have a backpack filled with 72-hr emergency supplies, including a change of clothes, MREs (Meals-Ready-T0-Eat, in military lingo), … Continue reading

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Lexicography–Secret Names

The Daily Prompt was an easy one for me today. Our family makes up words–names, actually–for each member of our family. It started when my husband was a child. His father made up “secret names” for each of the 6 … Continue reading

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Believe it or not

Three Things I believe 1. I believe families are forever. The relationships we make in this life were meant to endure throughout the eternities. 2. I believe we are all God’s children, made in His image. That makes us all … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

My best dream was short as well as sweet. It was a few months after my father passed away. I dreamed I saw him, dressed in white and smiling. He spoke to me and assured me he was ok, and … Continue reading

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Fun is not the word I’d use…

The WP Daily Prompt today is “fun” but the explanation stated: Imagine that tomorrow, all of your duties and obligations evaporate for the day. This morning I had just been contemplating divesting myself of some of my obligations and duties, as … Continue reading

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The Language of God

I was visiting with my friend on Saturday and she related a conversation she had with her 16-year-old grandson. He is taking Japanese in school, and she asked him if there were any other languages he was interested in learning. … Continue reading

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What’s in the Kitchen?

My favorite ingredient du jour is Chia Seeds. They can be used to make anything from puddings, to smoothies to my fuel for long runs. They add Omega-3, protein, antioxidants and fiber to yogurt, oatmeal, baked goods, salads. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Hurt Not The Earth

Before School let out These are After and Before pictures of the gathering place around the tree at the edge of the library parking lot. Yesterday it looked a lot worse (than the AFTER) with an actual WHOLE PIZZA BOX … Continue reading

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Collecting Dead Relatives

Over the past 40 years of practice, study and research, I have become quite adept at collecting dead relatives, or to be more pc, genealogy and family history. Some people’s eyes may glaze over about now, but I guarantee you, … Continue reading

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