Category Archives: Friendship

Small Acts Of Kindnesses Are Needed Beyond Christmas

For some reason the Christmas season brings out our giving spirit and a feeling of altruism. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could incorporate that spirit of giving year around? I think it  would be a wonderful idea if everyone … Continue reading

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I See You

Originally posted on A Mind Divided:
Sometimes it takes a shock to wake up. Yesterday I was slapped into a deeper appreciation for all the kind, generous and courageous people in my life.  I see you, and I’m so very…

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Can Teachers Become Friends?

The transition of a teacher-student relationship to one of friendship is sometimes tricky to accomplish. Both have complex parts. I see Teacher’s  as having a special kind of power that is not a part of a healthy and productive friendship. … Continue reading

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How Do We Unpeel And Conquer Sucide?

I recently read about a businessman and politician in AZ who committed suicide this week. He was only in his mid 50’s. I felt compelled to write about depression and suicide after reading about his death. Here is what I … Continue reading

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Memories Of My Father…Part 2

The more I thought about my dad this past Fathers Day the more stories of his life  flooding my thoughts. I must not let them go unrecorded, because I have two great-grand children and another little guy due in August, … Continue reading

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An Accidental Encounter Showed Me A Glimpse Of A Steller Friendship

I had just finished writing a blog on friendship and was ready to publish, when I got the urge to take a break, so I jumped in my car and headed to a local park for some sunshine and “fresh … Continue reading

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The Death of Conversation … by Smart Phone

Originally posted on Atridim News Journal:
Captain Rick : What happened to the times when people actually talked to each other? It seems like everyone has their head stuck in their smart phone. They can’t drive, walk, work, eat or…

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