Tag Archives: friendship

Every once in a while something genuinely incredible happens, often when least expected

Increadible view of the total solar eclipse in Central Oregon

Don’t miss it. Seriously, do NOT miss it. It’s so easy to miss the opportunity, all too often here and then gone in a second. BE READY. You want to take advantage of the opportunity you need to be ready, you need to work hard, you need to be diligent, and you need to be […]

Life’s quick, carefully choose who you spend it with

There are about 7 billion people wandering around this earth these days. A lot of them are pretty of cool no doubt, and if you’re lucky, you’re gonna have a nice life maybe live into your 80s or 90s or even beyond, and you’ll get to spend it with a select few of those 7 […]

Priorities.

Life hits us with priority distracting craziness on an hourly, no minutely basis. Each little distraction is wrapped with a nice little bow and a tag that says “Hey, I’m really important, and awfully urgent, please pay attention to me, RIGHT NOW dangit” 1 out of 100 of those distractions are actually worthy of our […]

Take time to develop relationships that last.

Relationships are hard work. Really hard work. Investments really. No shortcuts, no silver bullets, no love at first sight. Relationships are little delicate slow growing trees. They need to be tended to, they need to be watered. They need to be encouraged and cared for in order to grow. Even with all the work, sometimes […]

Actually having teenagers doesn’t suck.

I’m not saying it’s not going to be hard though. “I freaking can’t WAIT until my kids are out of the house” she said with a serious look, the kind of look that you know you shouldn’t question. It was the same response I’ve gotten many times. Here’s another one, “How old are your kids?” […]

A friend sticks with you through thick and thin!

There are friends, and then there are “real” friends. Sometimes we mistakenly think that our friends are actually “real” friends. Then something happens. Something happens to challenge the core of the friendship, and the true colors are seen. The true colors are flowing high and proud on the flags of their actions. There’s nothing quite like […]