Family Time, Family Travel, Five Minute Friday

No Better Way to Spend the Day (Five Minute Friday)

When I saw today’s Five Minute Friday prompt I immediately envisioned myself enjoying the warmth of sunshine as I listened to sea birds while enjoying time spent with my family. The ocean is one of my favorite places. I love the majesty of the mountains too but there is something about the water that is peaceful and takes me away…

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Take Time to Pause and Smell the Roses

Life has been busy lately so this week’s Five-Minute Friday prompt, Pause, seems very appropriate. Start This week our family is visiting Disneyland. It’s the first visit for our 13-month-old grandson and his dad, our son-in-law. The rest of us, including our 11-year-old grandson, have visited many times and, of course, have our favorite things to see and do. One…

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My Other Life – Five Minute Friday

These days my life is filled with schoolbooks, field trips, writing, and reviewing homeschool products. A far cry from my “other” life where I spent my days sorting helping folks find their way through government services and regulations (when I wasn’t working on some political campaign or other.) My life has certainly changed (for the better in my opinion) and…

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Five Minute Friday

Who Says Routine Can’t be Special

This week’s Five-Minute-Friday prompt is Routine. I had a tough time getting started so I decided to check the dictionary definition: After reading the second definition I knew what I would spend my five minutes writing about this afternoon. Start How many of us see the word routine and right away think of the mundane parts of our lives like…

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Five Minute Friday

Provide

This weeks five minute Friday prompt is provide. As soon as I read this it took me back to my grandmother’s kitchen where I remember listening to my mom and her sisters talking about a cousin who had, “married a man who never provided for her or their children.” This was something I heard repeated over the years of my…

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