When Crabby Means Friends

Meet the Crabby Girls. We are a group of ladies that graduated from Seabreeze High School in 1971. We get together once a month for dinner. Sometimes we have nearly 30 in attendance; other times as few as 6. These gatherings started about 2 years ago after our 45th HS Reunion. We discovered many of us …

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Friends Can be Like Birds on a Lounge Chair

Friends...can be people with whom you go to the beach, on a walk, or just hang out with. OR.... They can be casual buddies or every once in a while one can be blessed with a close, supportive, "I have your back" type of relationship. This picture was taken a few weeks ago while I …

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Paybacks are great!

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ Have you experienced a time of inner darkness? Did someone pull you out of …

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Friendship ~ Feeling their pain, by susan werthem

A friend is someone, who upon seeing another friend in immense pain, would rather be the one experiencing the pain than to have to watch their friend suffer. -Amanda Grier Tonight my good friend is home alone with 3 very sick pups...her girls. They are actually not pups...i think they range from 12-14 years old. …

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More on Lucy Van Pelt’s Advice ~ Get Some Friends

Yesterday I wrote about the Peanut’s Comic where Lucy is the Psychiatrist. When Charlie Brown asks how to cure loneliness, she tells him to Get some friends! I spoke of the special bond between Close Friends. After referencing the comic, I contacted blogger Scott McGuire of http://www.fivecentsplease.org and learned the original date of the comic …

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Lord – Determine my Steps

It’s Tuesday night as I write this. I was absolutely exhausted this afternoon as I sat at my kitchen table working; it took every bit of determination not to go take a nap. Nap or take a walk? Nap sounded like a great idea, fortunately walk won out. As I returned home I saw my …

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