Monday, June 18, 2012

Five minute Friday (on Sunday)

So as I was hopping around blogs I found this FANTASTIC blog that hosts "Five Minute Friday" every week.  These are her rules

1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. And then absolutely, no ifs, ands or buts about it, you need to visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. Seriously. That is, like, the rule. And the fun. And the heart of this community..

And I am excited about this!   Right up my alley!  Yes...I understand it's Sunday.  But the linky is still up...which means better late than never right? all miss my witty remarks! :)

The prompt this week was Path. goes!



Once....while much younger....I thought the path to life was simple...straight forward.
The older I got, the wiser I got.
The path got curvy.
With each child the path seemed to take different twists and turns.
The path straightened out at times...and that's what we call the easy years.
You know....when things seems to be smooth sailing....
By the time baby boy number five came along our path went down a cliff.....
And yet we were able to find our way again...we found the path.
This path of has led us to extreme joy....and painful heartache.  
And now....this very year...this very week....this path dips again.
I send my oldest son off to college....not down the street...but to an island in the pacific.
I will miss him dearly.
His path is starting.
That is so strange to think of.
His path is just him it is simple....straight forward.
I can't wait to see what twists and turns his path takes.
I hope he remembers that I will always be there.


Wow...that was fun!  I highly recommend writing this way!  

Linking up at The Gypsy Mama


  1. stopping by from the Networking blog hop! I love your blog, and the fact that you're a mom to all boys! I don't know how you stay sane! haha I hope you have a great week :)

    1. Ha...don't always stay sane...but I do have fun! :) thank you for following!

  2. Ahh, that made me weepy. It's so true how the path takes dips and then goes back to smooth sailing again. Always changing. I did this link up with Gypsy Momma for the first time this week too. SO fun. I found you through the blog hop. Happy to be your newest follower.

    1. Thank you for following me! :) Gypsy Momma had a great idea!

  3. The winding paths that life leads us on. Not easy to watch a child leave the "nest" but how exciting to watch where his path leads him!

  4. What a great idea! And, you wrote so well!!! :) So glad that I found you - I linked up at the networking blog hop. Thanks for hosting!

    Your newest follower,

    1. Thank you sweet. Can't wait to follow!

  5. What an awesome idea! I might have to hit this up on fridays, I do Instafriday with LifeRearanged but this would be fun to do so I actually have some friday content over just pictures. But hey, I've got adorable kids, so no ones complained about my instapics on fridays ;)

    Just “hopping” over from my blog @ just wanted to say hi! and that I’m apart of the june blog hop. Totally adding you to my Je’ Dore blogs list on my computer! Come stop by, stay awhile or check me out on FB. Comments and Likes are great!

    1. You're so sweet!!!! Totally going to check you out! :)


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