Category Archives: Friendships

Friends Don’t Forget Friends on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here, and you either love it or hate it.  Yes, it’s a holiday which has been glamorized by those hoping to profit from it, i.e. greeting card manufacturers, florists, chocolatiers, etc.  But it doesn’t bother me that … Continue reading

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Facebook Friends or Facebook Strangers?

With Facebook ranking in the top 10 most visited sites and nearing the one billion users mark it made me wonder how well do we really know most of the people we have ‘Friended’ on Facebook.  I have about 150 … Continue reading

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Should Spouses Be Our Best Friends?

I’ve been listening to a radio show, which often times drives me crazy, but I must get some pleasure out of hating it, because I tune in regularly.  Today’s topic is: Should your spouse be your best friend? The host … Continue reading

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I’ve Crowdsourced My Friendships

I’ve fallen in love…with crowdsourcing.  If you’re not familiar with crowdsourcing, I’ll give you a brief explanation. Crowdsourcing utilizes a group of people (i.e crowd) to work on certain tasks.  Instances where crowdsourcing can be used include both business and … Continue reading

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You’re One Of The Best People I Know

Earlier today I was on the phone doing a little venting to a friend.  Nothing major, just venting about typical issues life throws at you now and then. The kind of stuff you can tell to a friend and expect … Continue reading

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Jumping Into An Ice Cold Lake For A Friend

Every year for the past four years a good friend of mine has invited me to jump into an ice cold frozen lake on New Year’s Day.  You see, she is the director of a non-profit, and jumping into the … Continue reading

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Friend Roundup 2010

I got together with some old high school friends during 2010 and I made a few observations on social behavior. There are a few categories of the way people behave when they haven’t seen you for a long time. 1.       … Continue reading

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