The Summer I Wrote a Song

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by Charlene on August 8, 2014

It’s no secret that I love music and while I’m only marginally talented at a few instruments, it’s a passion of mine. I feel it. It speaks to me. I can tell time (in years and decades) with it. I know lyrics to about any song (pre-21st century) but I don’t know my license plate […]



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by Charlene on November 21, 2013

Todays prompt is BEAUTY The old saying” Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder is such a strong and true statement. In our world, it’s so easy to get caught up in the societal expectations of beauty. No fat, no wrinkles, perfection on too many levels to keep up with…. I love to look […]


My Parents

November 21, 2013
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Today’s prompt is YOUR PARENTS Today, a short post to say that I’m grateful for my parents. They had an abrupt transition into parenthood directly out of high school. My early memories include my awesome tree-house that was made out of an old boat, spending time with cousins, grandparents and extended family and some serious period […]

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Adventure & Something Funny

November 15, 2013
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Today I’m combining prompt 8 & 9 ADVENTURE and SOMETHING FUNNY These two sort of feel like they belong together. I love adventures, both simple and extreme. (well, not too extreme). A few years ago, I went to Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival with a friend. This was an adventure for many […]

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November 14, 2013

Todays prompt focus on Skill Talent, specifically “what you’re good at”. I’m good at many things and with that said, I realize that I still have a lot to learn in this life and I look forward to it. It’s so much easier to focus on the things that you want to improve rather than […]

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November 11, 2013
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Day 6 prompt is FREEDOM Appropriate as today is Veteran’s Day, that the prompt is Freedom. Born & raised in the post-Vietnam era, I grew up oblivious of the sacrifices our Veterans made. We learned in history class and heard stories from my Grandfather who fought in WW2 and my step-father in Vietnam,  but it […]

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