Category Archive: parenting

99 word prompt : sisu

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May 2, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about sisu. It’s a Finnish concept of enduring strength, the ability to consistently overcome. Think long-term. Go where the… Continue reading

We need to…

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Saw this and thought:  I wished my parents had taught me how to tell the difference. Then I remembered…the example had been playing out in front of me for much of their 43… Continue reading

Today’s rant: Mid-life crisis

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Many times in my blog, I’ve cited one painful fact:  When I turned 25, I was quite mature…for a 13 year old. When I turned 40, I believed I looked 20 and was… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #21 :  A riddle of change

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A RIDDLE OF CHANGE Thirty six years past, Memories amidst the fog struggle to emerge. Soldier, manager, lost…find the professor among them.   HAPPY BIRTHDAY L.H.D.S.!!!! Hope you enjoy this memory from a… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #16 – BLOOM & LATE

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Bittersweet goodbye. Children wandering away, blossoms of your soul. They burst forth into the world. Too late! My tears cannot stop.  

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #105-Time&Grow

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Grow a child’s vision. Stand upon a mountain top patiently timeless.

#Writers Quote Wednesday #Writing Challenge – “Adventure” #WQWWC

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© 2016 Joelle LeGendre Don Quix-Bobby retired near Palm Springs where there is a windmill erected for everyone who has ever fought their share of delusional battles. You’d be crazy, too, if you… Continue reading

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #92 Life&Path

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Flows the path of life, child in mother’s footsteps walks toward her byway.

Fuzzy

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I’m typing in the dark, so relaxing, so soothing, listening to the fan circulate air under my desk.   It’s close to dawn, skies turning from slightly lighter black, than what surrounds me, to a… Continue reading

Visiting

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I’m in Atlanta visiting my son and my granddaughter.   My granddaughter is imaginative, entertaining and hilarious! As an example: Munchkin:  Take off your glasses, Grandma. Me:  Why? Munchkin:  I want to see… Continue reading