An Ode to my Friends on a Hot Summer’s Morn’

"I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better." ~Plutarch Sympathy is the death knell of a good friendship. Empathy, on the other hand, is a restorative balm that heals life's cuts and scrapes. Sympathy says to another "you are right to …

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On the importance of being detial-oriented.

I bumped into an old friend at the supermarket today and it occurred to me how important it is to answer when opportunity knocks. This particular friend was one that I had not seen in several years and while we were not particularly close, our shared sense of purpose unified us in ways that transcends …

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