Author Archives: joec0321

Gone But Not Forgotten

In today’s challenge, show us what “gone, but not forgotten” means to you. It could be a photo of a faithful canine friend who’s chasing squirrels in a better place, a spot in your city, town, or village that reminds … Continue reading

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Conquering a Doubt

“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” goes the famous song about New York City. Is there a place — a city, a school, a company — about which you think (or thought) the same? Tell us … Continue reading

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The Table With Poor Self Worth

If your furniture, appliances, and other inanimate objects at home had feelings and emotions, to which item would you owe the biggest apology? – Daily Post The inanimate object that I would owe the biggest apology to would be our dining … Continue reading

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Advice You Would Not Share

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received that you wouldn’t give to anyone else? Why don’t you think it would apply to others? – Daily Post This topic was hard for me at first. I couldn’t figure out why … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Coaching

For this week’s challenge, I invite you to breathe new life into the established genre of the end-of-year countdown list. – Daily Post Weekly Challenge The weekly writing challenge was to come up with some sort of list or count … Continue reading

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Worst of Times and Best of Times

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” — Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. When was the last time that sentence accurately described your life? – Daily Post This quote actually fits me pretty … Continue reading

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Somebody Else’s Island

Wow… It’s been almost a full year since I last blogged. Time flies. Think I am going to take another shot at posting on a regular basis, but no promises can be made! So without further delay, here we go…. … Continue reading

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Anyone Notice I Was Gone?

Did anyone notice I was missing in action?? It’s been awhile since I have posted and I have missed it so I have decided I am going to try and post on a regular basis again. Hope I still have … Continue reading

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Important Lessons to Share

Have you ever had a mentor? What was the greatest lesson you learned from him or her? – Daily Prompt I can’t think of a time that I have had a mentor so I am going to take another angle … Continue reading

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The Family Pets

Write about anything you’d like. Somewhere in your post, include the sentence, “I heard the car door slam, and immediately looked at the clock.” – Daily Prompt I’ve talked a lot about my precious daughter and lovely wife. But I have yet … Continue reading

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