Don’t you dare write about me!

May 24, 2021
When someone sits down to dinner with you and the first they they say is "I don't want you to write about this" you know it'll be an interesting evening. "It's what I...

Good night, sweet knight

April 7, 2021
Some relationships are complicated, or so we think. But they're really far more simple than that. Most would consider this one a rebound, and it was. And so much...

Congratulations! I’m sorry. Get a clue.

March 22, 2021
I don't know about you, but I can't over-estimate how much I've learned over this past very difficult year. Congratulations! For those of us who made it through the...

Are we looking hard enough for friendship, love, brotherhoo...

March 15, 2021
The incivility of the world around us gets to me, I have to admit. The chasms between us seem infinitely huge.  How did we lose the important traits of friendship,...

What I know to be true

January 11, 2021
A truism is something that is obviously true. But no matter how obvious, sometimes we just don't want to believe they are true. Here are a few examples of truisms,...

I carry your heart

December 22, 2020
Before dawn 21 years ago today the call came that my mother had died. It was not a surprise; she'd been sick for the better part of a year. I left home in 1972. It...

How to determine if it’s time to eliminate someone fr...

November 30, 2020
When we let people into the sacred space of our lives, they must deserve to be there. And want to be there. They must give you a place in their lives. And--this is...

Discover (or rediscover) the healing power of honest conver...

November 23, 2020
Each of us goes through challenging periods in our lives, times of struggle and pain. If we're lucky, we count one or two trusted comrades among our friends. Folks who...

How they shoulda, coulda, woulda

November 9, 2020
One of my friends lives in a state of constant regret. Shoulda, coulda, woulda. I can see how it happened: Traumatized at an early age by a dominant, unreasonable and...

Connect with the clarity that comes from maturity — a...

November 3, 2020
When the veil that obscures our vision is removed, the perfect clarity that results is a beautiful thing. Oh, it may not be the most comfortable thing, but it clears the...

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