Fine Tuning

 

Strong social support is one of the keys to happiness and good health. Making an effort to improve relationships with people already in your life is one way to increase your social support.”— Jeanne Graner Krochta, L.P.     Mayo Clinic

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I have an acquaintance whose hobby is collecting “friends”.

She is warm and friendly.  She has amusing conversations.

She flutters from one friend to another.

She undoubtedly has hundreds of Facebook friends.

She finds no lasting joy in friendship, only the excitement of making a new friend.

Or, rather, making an acquaintance.

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Writing

No one ever said writing would be easy.

I have read and heard words of advice and inspiration about writing since I was a teenager.

Many were useful in their own way. Continue reading “Writing”

Wisdom from our adult kids…

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If you are one of those people shaking your head in disbelief about the younger generations, I want to share this with you.

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Gatekeepers

One of my favorite sayings is this one.

The mouth should have three gatekeepers.

Is it true?

Is it kind?

Is it necessary?

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