Monthly Archives: March 2013

Small moments

“We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.” ― Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living … Continue reading

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I get daily blogging prompts from the WordPress people to help with writer’s block, I suppose.  They are usually interesting and even when I don’t have time to write something, I often turn the prompt over in my head a … Continue reading

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When’s the best time to hunt ducks?

The year before John died, a friend gave us some ducks.  Dead ducks.  We took them out and laid them on the kitchen counter.  They smelled kind of fishy.  We thought about cooking them for Thanksgiving dinner.  I’d heard that … Continue reading

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