I'm honored to be over at my friend, Debby's to kick off her series on friendship. Here's an excerpt and I hope you'll join the conversation over at her place! When we moved into this neighborhood, we couldn’t have known what awaited us, just across the street. If we had been able to include neighbor profiles … Continue reading Best Friends Forever!
When we first found out we were having two girls, I immediately thought, They'll be friends!! Even though my brother and I are close and Frank and his sisters are, too, there seems to be something about a same-sex sibling relationship. I've always envied people who had sisters - who had a built-in best friend growing … Continue reading Raising Friends
For my birthday, friends gave me a gift card to a local bookstore with instructions to enjoy an afternoon browsing - either online or in person. I thought about this invitation to simply look at books and so I invited my friend along. We both have young kids so time spent together in a bookstore … Continue reading Slowing Down to Enjoy the Journey
The American way is to not need help, but to help.... What saved me was that I found gentle, loyal and hilarious companions, which is at the heart of meaning: maybe we don't find a lot of answers to life's tougher questions, but if we find a few true friends, that's even better. Anne Lamott, … Continue reading Friend