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Tag Archives: Friends
Hey, I Was There!
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
Posted in Jethro Tull, Uncategorized Tagged Bethlehem Musicfest, Carmella Woolley, Craig Woolley, Friends, Jethro Tull, music 6 Comments
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
Posted in Tom & Nancy Hartmann Tagged Friends, memories, Nancy Hartmann, Tom Hartmann 10 Comments
Happy Thanksgiving, Kid.
First published on Thanksgiving, 2010. The years just make it better. Best wishes to all.
Posted in Thanksgiving Tagged Friends, Thanksgiving 2 Comments
“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”
Posted in Zig Ziglar Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Friends, Quotes by zig ziglar, Ray Visotski, Zig Ziglar Leave a comment
Leave With This Thought
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Friends, mentors, Ray Visotski, reconnecting, wisdom 1 Comment
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
Posted in Role Reversal Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Friends, joy, Mary McGahee, muscadine grapes, Ray Visotski, Scuppernongs 3 Comments
Easy There, Pal
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.
Posted in Friends Tagged 3 Black Crows, Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Blackmore's Night, caring, concern, Friends, Ray Visotski Leave a comment
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
Posted in Friendship Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Fr. Thomas Moore, Friends, Honesty, Ray Visotski, sin, St. John Chrysostom Leave a comment
I Hate When That Happens
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
Posted in Honesty Tagged Friends, Honesty, rigorous honesty, spell check, spelling errors 3 Comments
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
Posted in Honesty Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Bill Bates, Friends, LAT, Ray Visotski, relationships, rigerous honesty 11 Comments
Laugh, Forgive, Learn….
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cheerful friends, forgive, Friends, Guide for living, laugh, smile, stay young Leave a comment
Hey, What Are Friends for Anyway?
A long day at work….standing in a cemetery for an hour….106 degrees. After work, stop at a friend’s house…devour a pound of scallops, drink a bottle of wine…..and the ritual of solving the world’s problems in just over an hour. … Continue reading