The Value of Old Friends, New Friends and the Best Friend Ever

Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold.  Joseph Parry Friendship — A Gift From God I am convinced that friendship is one of God’s greatest gifts. Friends add so much to our lives — someone to laugh with, someone to cry with, someone safe to vent our frustrations with, … More The Value of Old Friends, New Friends and the Best Friend Ever

How One Stranger’s Comment Had Me Pondering My Empty Nest

Have you ever heard someone say something that you knew was probably true but didn’t want to acknowledge or agree with? I have. It was just a few weeks ago. Message From A Stranger Our neighborhood set out luminaries on Christmas Eve. We’ve been doing it for years. In the early years, a crew went … More How One Stranger’s Comment Had Me Pondering My Empty Nest

How An Unexpected Ending To An Unexpected Year Affirmed The Importance Of Flexibility

Is it just me or does anyone else feel like they’re barely limping across the finish line of 2022 and staggering into 2023? What a year! What an ending to a year! My last couple of posts have been about the importance of being flexible during the holidays when you are an empty nester. That … More How An Unexpected Ending To An Unexpected Year Affirmed The Importance Of Flexibility