Category Archives: Friendship

Yippee!

We live in dark times. The nation is going through a period of malaise with lots of infighting, intrigue, extremism, economic woes, narcissism, climate change, and Nazi’s marching in the streets. It’s easy to fall into the emotional blahs or … Continue reading

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Human Spirit

“Is human spirit what makes the ‘lights come on’ or is it what happens after the ‘lights come on’”? My friend Jonathan asked the question during our reunion this past weekend. My answer was that human spirit is what happens … Continue reading

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Reminiscing About Meals

There are a lot of books, websites, and experts we can consult regarding the types of food we should consume for optimal health. What is less common are words about regular, everyday meals. Certainly, there are countless pages regarding┬áholiday meals, … Continue reading

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Love A Mensch

Our culture has superheroes who have attributes and qualities that are realistically unattainable. On the other hand, there are other characters who possess such attributes and qualities as honor, integrity, charity, and friendliness, that are attainable. Such down to Earth, … Continue reading

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Diplomatic

During our stroll through the neighborhood Sunday afternoon, Jorge pointed out an old Dodge Diplomat at the edge of a concrete parking lot. We both commented that those cars used to be as common as dirt. Jorge added that one … Continue reading

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The Road Trip

Steve had never been to the Black Hills of South Dakota. That’s unusual because most of the people I know here in Northeast Nebraska have been there at least once. Most of my other friends have vacationed in the Black … Continue reading

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Personally Transformed

If you have ever browsed through one of the numerous self-help books and websites available today, you have probably noticed the phrase, “personal transformation”. This generally means that a person has become happy and has discovered aspects about themselves they … Continue reading

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