Category: friends old and new

Traditions-Memorial Day Weekend

I was raised in a household of veterans, spanning multiple generations, every branch of service, and many fields of combat. Memorial Day was always a day for traveling to the cemeteries, cleaning up the grave sites, and placing the flags for all of those who had passed. I can remember the history of my country... Read more »

Negotiating the Mine Field of Female Logic

When my son was in high school, he was absolutely stunned at the female capacity for grudge holding and axe grinding. Having been female all of my life, I could assure him with good authority that his observations about general vindictiveness were by no means unique. I pointed out that his darling and wise mother... Read more »

Relationships Can be Like the Tides of Life

I was thinking about the topic of break up stories, and it occurred to me that there is a similar phenomena among friends. It doesn’t have to be a romantic relationship to end abruptly, or to cause pain and angst. Several times in my life, people who have been extremely close friends have left my... Read more »