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          Thunderstorms It starts with a low rumble As the sun shines brightly Off in the distance clouds gather First white, and then gray turning black Ominous and foreboding Rain pours down from the heavens Darkness … Continue reading

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Before and After

Originally posted on A Photo Journal Of Special Moments:
Our painting is done and everything is put back.  I wanted something totally different and neutral. After much work I have a new color and new rooms.  Now I can rest…

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Fresh Color ~ Fresh Start

I decided to have my living room and den painted and to rearrange those rooms into a different look.  It has been years since my house had a make over and I decided this would be the year. I need … Continue reading

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Swamp Ghosts by Marcia Meara – book review

Swamp Ghosts by Marcia Meara I would like to introduce Marcia Meara. She is a native Floridian and lives in the Orlando area. She enjoys reading, writing, and the great outdoors which she includes in her writing. She also has … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Father’s Day ~ 2014 Before I was born my father had wanted to name me Patrick,  assuming I would be boy.  Since my brother and sister were already named for his father and closest sister, he wanted to give his … Continue reading

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Sing Sing Sing by Benny Goodman

I grew up listening to the great Big Bands of the 30’s and 40’s.  My father had them on the old 38’s and on his reel to reel recorder similar to the picture I found on google. My fondest memories … Continue reading

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It’s Time For Christians to Get “Back to the Basics”

Originally posted on New Creations Ministries:
Have you ever opened a brand new box of Godiva chocolates and after tasting the first one thought, “Oooo, this is so good!”  Then after tasting another professed, “And this one’s even better!” and yet another .…

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Busy Busy Busy

Hello everyone!  I have had a “good” busy month.  I had a brilliant idea to plant some shrubs and plants in the front of my house after my boss and his wife gave me a hydrangea bush.  First I had … Continue reading

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I’d Like Teach The World To Sing

Remember the song from the old Coke commercials in the 1970’s?  I have always enjoyed the song, “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing” that is was based on and as I thought what to write about Bloggers for … Continue reading

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The Bond by Paula McCoy Williams

The Bond by Paula McCoy Williams ~ Although based a true story of courage through cancer, it is a fictional story about a young lady named Adele. This story can be about you, your mother or friend. Many of us … Continue reading

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