Category Archives: friendship

It’s a facebook world…we’re just living in it

I’ve been noticing some interesting things since my self imposed social media hiatus. No one uses plain old email anymore! I got on facebook in 2008 and in that time facebook has become everyone’s go to medium for communication all … Continue reading

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So, what are you doing?… And other questions that scare us

So, I went to see an old drama school friend perform his new one man show the other night. It was my second time seeing it because the first time I was so moved and then so mad at myself … Continue reading

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Whose HOPE is it anyway?

Every single one of us, that’s who. I’m a little fired up today because of something that happened to my friend. Her name is Jen and she’s full of hope. Literally, she is an Ambassador of Hope with this organization. … Continue reading

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Respecting her choice…accepting a friend’s suicide

Losing a friend is hard. Letting go of someone who has chosen to not be in your life anymore, losing someone to an illness or an accident is horrible. Losing a close friend to suicide holds it’s own special sadness … Continue reading

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Okay, how about a post a week?

Wow, one day and I’m already waving the white flag! But after spending 8 solid hours on my taxes today, I realized there are just going to be days when I can’t get to the blog….I might be on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Martine…the chocolate cake of my French maman

I’ve been meaning to write a post about this and reading “For Ginnie” at withoutamicrowave.wordpress.com inspired me to do it today. Martine was my French Maman. She was my mentor. She taught me how to cook and over 20 years … Continue reading

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The hot, delicious, chocolate, molten center…reclaiming the word mid-life!

Okay, so my friend took issue yesterday with the use of the word “mid-life”. She said, “I feel like I’m just getting started!” She’s so right, so I started thinking about the word. It certainly has “old” written all over … Continue reading

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