Tag Archives: friendship

Peeing in the Pool

I have never been one to pee in a swimming pool.  I don’t want to swim in someone else’s urine, so I won’t increase the odds of them swimming in mine.  Recently, I’ve gotten an uncomfortable feeling in one of my … Continue reading

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STRESS

This morning began with me rubbing my itchy neck as I slowly came into consciousness.  The hives are back. My eyelids are red and puffy and feel like sandpaper, too.  Oh joy. Everyone deals with stress in different ways.  Some … Continue reading

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Under the Influence

My wonderful daughter is having a rough summer. Nothing terrible, but while her friends are lolling at the pool, she’s staring at a computer, slogging away through “Math 3” again.  In Colorado, there’s a lengthy process that must be followed … Continue reading

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25-Year High School Reunion

I can remember at sophomore orientation (we didn’t have freshmen in those years) sitting next to my best friend, Susie, and being forced to watch this movie entitled “The Best Years of Your Life”.  I turned to Susie in the … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Talking and I Can’t Shut Up!

When I was younger, it was really difficult for me to form lasting friendships.  I used to think the problem was entirely outside of me; I had no control over other people and the fact that they were…well… flawed.  But I … Continue reading

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When You Are Lonely

A study at Duke University and the University of Arizona found that people have fewer friends (on average) than they did in 1985;  25% of Americans say they have no one with whom they can trust the big stuff of … Continue reading

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