Old friends: a treasure

August 25, 2016
A longtime friend was feeling nostalgic one night, not too long ago, and emailed me with memories of a time he felt alone and we stepped up and were there for him. We...

The two-way street of friendship

July 12, 2016
There's a lot going on in my life and only so much time, which means I can't do everything. As part of my ongoing effort to set limits for myself, I'll sometimes look...

I plan ahead.

April 14, 2016
I'm a planner. I've always been a planner. But I haven't always planned as far ahead as I do now.  I'd like to be more spontaneous all the time, but it's not possible....

How to maintain a long-distance friendship

June 22, 2015
I am the queen of the long distance relationship and that includes friendships. My policy is, why let geography limit you? Here's why: because it means you can't be...

One life, don’t blow it!

May 9, 2015
We had our first Kona Brewing Company beer at a party we attended the other night.  I wasn't surprised to see the brand, since our friends have a place in Hawaii,...

How to be a good house guest

November 5, 2014
Girlfriend tells me that last holiday season she had the house guest from hell. Ok, maybe that's an exaggeration. But as she described it, her house guest was a bit...

Evaluating our friendships

October 14, 2014
When I read this quote last month it stopped me in my tracks. Evaluating our friendships--and our friends-- is something we don't often do. But why not? If we are the...

Not my nature to love by halves

September 25, 2014
"Did you put a bottle of Lambert Bridge wine in my refrigerator?" Girlfriend asked me that the other day in an early morning phone call. It was the kind of question...

What goes around.

September 18, 2014
I've been so consumed with the important things in my life these past weeks that I'd completely forgotten that there have been a couple of people buzzing negative and...

The power of faith and intention

September 2, 2014
Imagine every cell in her/your body is dancing to her/your favorite song moving in perfect harmony to the uplifting melody that makes her/ your body come alive and...

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