Category Archives: Friendship

Letter To A Friend

If I may have offended you recently in the course of our conversation, my apologies for the sentiment it may have cloaked your heart. I stand by what I had said. My turn to be your conscience. You have, all these … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To My High School Friends

I’m back in my comfortable home in California and finally able to sit in front of my computer after putting away the luggage and its contents. Please forgive me if I have chosen to meander into philosophical musings. After more … Continue reading

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A Trip To Paintland

One of my very dear childhood friends, Baby, came to visit us with her family this past holiday season. Once they were done traipsing around the country, they managed to give us a few days of “not doing much,” before … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Wedding

This past weekend, we dedicated our time to celebrate with some dear friends the marriage of their youngest daughter, Christina, in Carmel Valley.  Christina and our daughter have been friends since they were in Middle School. They were classmates, sports … Continue reading

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We Will Miss You, Scott

Two weekends ago, we made our way to our old stomping ground in Toronto to be with some dear friends.  We wanted to bid a friend farewell.  More importantly, we wanted to spend time to revel in his life, his … Continue reading

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The 5X7 Card

A 5×7-size card arrived in the mail this afternoon.   An invitation? An announcement? A greeting likely.  Mickey’s unmistakable cursive draped across the front was a welcome surprise to a near-perfect Saturday afternoon. After all, how often do we receive … Continue reading

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Three Friends

I received this copy of a very recent photo of my sister-in-law, Merle, with her friends (from way back when….) Nanette and Mickey.  We were all together on a trip that started in Prague, worked through Germany, and ended in … Continue reading

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In My Life

One of my friends took the time to create this collage of our pictures when we were in High School and posted it on her Facebook page. When I saw it, I knew I wanted to keep a memory of … Continue reading

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Nanette And Me, In Three Parts

“Together” is a word that best describes our friendship.  Nanette and I went to elementary school, high school and college together. We shared the same little corner of the world for many years and did a lot of happy and … Continue reading

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The Cavite Field Trip

Early on a clear Saturday morning, we all met, the six of us, on the lobby of what was once our stomping ground more than 30 years ago. We and all agreed to take this trip outside the city to … Continue reading

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