Friendship is a Sheltering Tree

Receiving yet another “friend request” on Facebook, I paused before hitting the confirm button. I knew the person, they were an acquaintance. But it got me thinking, how do I define friendship? My “Friends” on Facebook have heretofore been a combination of close and extended family, personal friends, acquaintances, along with others who appear to … Continue reading Friendship is a Sheltering Tree

A Public Service Announcement – Inspired by a 100-year-Old​ Memory

It’s flu season and don’t we know it. News reports indicate as many as 4,000 Americans are dying of the flu each week. Rather large and colorful signs adorn the walls of my doctor’s office detailing the cautionary steps we should take to avoid the flu. Still, no one has to remind me to take … Continue reading A Public Service Announcement – Inspired by a 100-year-Old​ Memory