Tag Archives: Friends
This may be the first professionally shot, YouTube video that I have come accross, of a concert that I was actually at. I was with a friend I haven’t seen now in many years. Do you remember Craig & Carmella? … Continue reading
Nancy Hartmann, a long-time friend, died last night. Her husband, Tom was my best friend for much of my late teens-20’s. He died over twenty years ago, on their 25th wedding anniversary. Too many stories to tell. Fun stories. Another … Continue reading
First published on Thanksgiving, 2010. The years just make it better. Best wishes to all.
“If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out and be a friend, you’ll find them eveywhere” From “Great Quotes from Zig Ziglar”
Today, I had the opportunity to re-connect with an old friend and mentor. It had been a few years since we spoke and for some reason, something came between us along the way. Today, that was erased. … Continue reading
Today, I was working in Lexington, an hour from Aiken and I left a little early to beat the rush hour traffic and was heading home on I-20 when my phone rang. It was Mary, advising me that her Scuppernongs … Continue reading
I received two telephone calls this morning, inquiring if I was OK? Apparently, my Introspective post yesterday caused concern to some. Thanks for caring, but all is well. To demonstrate my happiness, here is a happy song.
Courtesy of Fr. Thomas Moore, quoting: St. John Chrysostom The greatest test of a friendship is whether one person can reprove the other. All of us commit sins from time to time; and all of us try to blind ourselves … Continue reading
Yesterday was a very long day…I left the house at 0630 and got in at 2115. I had an idea for a blog post and between this and that, fit it in….only to realize this morning I mis-spelled one of … Continue reading
Good friends are hard to find. Friends who are honest with you are even rarer. I once recall a mentor teaching me the definition of the term “Rigorous Honesty”, which he defined as “abscence of the intent to deceive” How … Continue reading
HOW TO STAY YOUNG 1. Try everything twice. On one woman’s tombstone she said she wanted this epitaph: “Tried everything twice. Loved it both times!” 2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. (Keep this in mind if … Continue reading