Category Archives: Friendship

Sad, Not Sorry

Everyone…well almost everyone, is lamenting 2016 as a terribly difficult year, myself included.  To those of you that aren’t sad, you may want to avert your mouse to a different blog post. During this year we lost so many people … Continue reading

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You Can Call Him, Stretch

Yesterday I was able to convince my hiking friend, fellow retiree and general mischief maker, Art to go to yoga with me.  My invitation was a little selfish in part because we have a long backpacking trip coming up and I … Continue reading

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AQF!

(Originally written on January 10, 2011) I have to say, with the exception of literally about two or three people, there are very few souls that I call my friends who don’t know how to laugh. How is it that all … Continue reading

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Let Go. Be.

Oliver Sacks, upon learning of his diagnosis of terminal cancer wrote: “I feel a sudden clear focus and perspective. There is no time for anything inessential. I must focus on myself, my work and my friends. I shall no longer … Continue reading

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Cruz

The rain stopped.  It seemed we were almost there. Traveling sure is hell.  No wonder we didn’t make the trip more often.  People are always talking about how great it is to travel; they’ve never ventured into northern Mexico with … Continue reading

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Day 7: Gratitude Moves

My friend asked to give voice to my gratitude for three things, once a day for a week. Today I got my sorry self out of bed at 5:30 in the morning and went on a hike at Montaña de … Continue reading

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Day 5: Gratitude is Seeing the Beauty

My friend asked to give voice to my gratitude for three things, once a day for a week. Today, a day when we received our first rain in months, I found gratitude in the beauty of it all. Day 5. … Continue reading

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Day 4: Gratitude is Not Fussing Over the Timing

My friend asked to give voice to my gratitude for three things, once a day for a week. Today I found my inspiration at the last minute. Day 4. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Today has been all about time.  I … Continue reading

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Day 3: Gratitude is Recognizing the Value of the Unseen

              My friend asked to give voice to my gratitude for three things, once a day for a week. Today I found my inspiration at the grocery store. Day 3. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 … Continue reading

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Day 2: Gratitude is Seeing the Connection

Gratitude is Seeing the Connection
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