Category Archives: Friendship

The Marble

Old school personal development personality Earl Nightingale once told a story about a glass marble. Nightingale related how he had been hogging the conversation with a friend. He eventually noticed the friend was looking over Nightingale’s shoulder seemingly bored. He … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

It’s been a few months since the break-up from my ex-BF. I’m considering re-entering the dating scene, so I’m going through my diaries and journals in the process of listing my mistakes and what I have learned from the past. … Continue reading

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Impossible Nostalgia

Time was passing by in reverse as I viewed antique photos that had been given to dad several years ago by Janet, one of dad’s cousins. She frequently visited northern Sweden in her ongoing quest to investigate our family’s history. … Continue reading

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The Lesson Triggered By The Tray

As the process of decluttering, downsizing and general cleaning continued this week, I reflected upon a truism: “Possessions are generally diminished by possession.” I had just finished washing and carefully drying a vintage Mikasa food tray. The ornate plate is … Continue reading

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Kindness, Again

While cruising through the bread aisle at the supermarket yesterday, I noticed that someone had left a shrink-wrapped package of hamburger within the display of whole wheat bread. The raw meat package felt lukewarm to the touch. I then notified … Continue reading

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Good Radio People

I awakened quite early in the wee hours of the morning and couldn’t fall back to sleep so I got out of bed and started writing this post. The mind was active recalling the minutia of a typical shift at … Continue reading

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Aloof

Brian, an attorney acquaintance, shared his coffee break with me last week. He explained that he wanted to take a vacation break but the sentencing portion of a criminal trial had not yet been completed. The vacation would allow him … Continue reading

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