Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction wrought by hurricanes, earthquake, fires, shootings and resultant deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. What can we do to help … More Who Needs You?
The title of this blog was a favorite line of Telly Savalas on “Kojack,” an old TV series. Do you ever stop to wonder why someone likes you or why you like them? Are you drawn to certain types of personalities or people with the same or even different behavior patterns? Having grown up in … More Who Loves You, Baby?
I wrote this article for Candid Slice based on my own personal experiences and lessons learned and observed. I hope it offers some help to someone. Friends are so important. http://www.candidslice.com/friends-cant-live-with-them-cant-live-without-them/ (Pictures below from Candid Slice, thanks to Bob Leah.) Friends can complete our lives, or can deplete our lives. Have you ever wondered why … More Having Trouble Picking Friends?
Have you ever had a close friendship with someone but were separated through consequences beyond your control? You move away from each other; get too busy to write or even call or just lose contact with them. You feel sad that all of those memories of shared experiences fade in your memory and evidently theirs … More What Are the Odds?
In 2010 the song “Give a Little Bit of Your Love To Me,” written by Roger Hodgson, was sung by his group Super Tramp. It has been used for Christmas advertisements; sung by the Googoo Dolls; sung in honor of Princess Diana, (since it was one of her favorite songs); and played in movies and … More Give a Little Bit of Your Love
My thankfulness list continues. I touched on being thankful for friends in my post “Family: Gotta Love ‘Em.” But friends deserve their own spot on the list of “Thankful for…” posts. What would our lives be like without friends?? I have several friends with whom I enjoy various activities; activities such as eating out, traveling, … More Thankful For Friends
Today I attended the funeral of my elderly neighbor, Mr. Q. I experienced some thoughts and feelings from his death and funeral that I found at times to be upsetting, surprising and then comforting. Funerals are something I usually avoid when possible. I went to my father in law’s funeral this past year. It was … More A Neighbor’s Death Observed