Category Archives: Lynn Kelley

Pushing Sorrow Aside to Embrace a Day of Joy – Parenting Plights & Delights

One year ago, we attended the last-minute wedding of our youngest daughter, Suzee. “Why last-minute?” you may ask. In mid-January 2017 my husband, George, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer: leptomeningeal disease. We were still trying to process the … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Hidden or Quirky Talent?

Happy Friday! Almost everybody has a hidden or quirky talent. What’s yours? Below is a 57-second video of my youngest daughter, Suzee, showing off her quirky talent. She learned this cute little trick from her father when she was three … Continue reading

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Movie Review of The 15:17 to Paris – True Story of Three Men Stopping Terrorist on a Train

For Valentine’s Day, George and I got to see the movie The 15:17 to Paris. It’s the remarkable true story of three American friends who thwarted a terrorist on a train to Paris in August 2015. Directed and produced by … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Do the Cupid Shuffle Line Dance

Happy Valentine’s Day! I couldn’t resist sharing Cupid Shuffle with you. Do you like this song? Do you know how to do the dance? I’ve been at a few wedding receptions and parties when Cupid Shuffle was played, and whippersnappers … Continue reading

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Ambidextrous Tennis Player Celebrates 85th Birthday

Help me celebrate my dad turning 85 years old. Dad plays tennis for two hours at a time two to three days a week. He learned to play tennis when he was 40. Being ambidextrous has helped his game. This three-minute … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroine – Do You Know One?

Do you know an everyday heroine? Everyday heroes and heroines are people who commit random acts of kindness without giving a thought as to how their kindness will impact those around them, and they expect nothing in return. My Aunt … Continue reading

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What If The Shoes Don’t Fit

I’m not comfortable teaching other writers how to write, but sometimes I like to have fun writing about writing. If you’re not a writer, this post might give you an idea about the many aspects fiction authors have to take … Continue reading

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How to Press Flowers – Small Roses

Do you like pressed flowers? It’s easy to press them. In this video tutorial, I cut fresh flowers from my garden, put them on a sheet of wax paper, fold it over, then put them between the pages of a … Continue reading

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Old, New, and Weird Facts About the Flu

Note: It is recommended that you talk to your doctor before taking new supplements or medications or starting any new health program or treatment. If you missed my post about the large study that shows Vitamin D can help prevent the … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells a Story – What Story Does This Picture Tell?

If every picture tells a story, what story does this picture tell? Think fast. What flashes through your mind at first glance? Those brick steps are really cool? Her boots are to die for? The guy’s got his eye on that … Continue reading

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