Category Archives: Friendship

Celebrate and Enjoy Life

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey “If you’re lucky enough to be alive, you should use each birthday to celebrate what your life is about.” – Mary … Continue reading

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Our Sisterhood Connections

“We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.” – Taylor Swift I recently contributed a small piece to the book #Sisterhood Connection: A Year of Empowerment. It is ironic that my copy of … Continue reading

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Walking With a Friend in the Dark

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller A few incidents surprised me recently. I was at an indoor concert, and a neighbor of more than 30 years saw me … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy: Tina

“So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” — Helen Keller Every fall, I go to Northern Illinois University’s Homecoming football game. From this, you might guess I … Continue reading

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I’m No Superwoman by Susan E.

Originally posted on Lost In Suburbia Stories:
I always kept it with me, hidden, and I took it out only when I was alone.  But one day, my best friend Tina discovered my secret.  We had met for coffee. I…

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Friends of All Ages

“If we all understood we can learn from both older and younger people, then we’d have a better world.” – Adora Svitak When my friend Tina went through chemotherapy for breast cancer some years ago, her experience deepened the friendship … Continue reading

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