Category Archives: Friendship

Reflections On Harmonious Partnerships

Regular readers of this blog may remember that I broke up with my long-term boyfriend earlier this year. This was largely due to us being severely out of sync with one another’s core beliefs which resulted in the lack of … Continue reading

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Some Pop Philosophy

My pal Jonathan and I had been walking in silence as we took in the crisp, cold autumn air along the southern city limits of Norfolk, Nebraska. We had been sauntering along the city’s bike/hike trail just east of Ta … Continue reading

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Friendship Is Sacred

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”–Euripides The amount of cringe-worthy stuff my true blue friends know about me makes me shudder. This is also true about the things I know about them. We keep these issues away from … Continue reading

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Simply Sandwiches

“Mommy, what in the heck is that!” I reflexively looked towards the table next to me at the supermarket cafeteria. A four or five year old girl was pointing towards her mother’s luncheon plate. I overheard the mom identify the … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed

In the spring of 1982 a tenant who lived in the apartment next to mine asked if I would be willing to be the photographer at her wedding. She asked because she had noticed that I took my Canon AE-1 … Continue reading

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Toxic Positivity

One of my second cousins mentioned to some of us at a family get-together that she still felt sad about the divorce she had gone through two years ago. This was understandable because the process had been drawn out and … Continue reading

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Joi De Vivre

One day late last month, the weather was mild, which inspired Nicky to suggest that our friends group hold court at Johnson Park. He wanted to have an impromptu pot luck picnic. It wasn’t going to be fancy or difficult. … Continue reading

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