Teen-Aged Memories

Exploring the world with the bravado of youth we traversed days with intention I still feel the heat oozing from hot pavement as we logged miles on flimsy flip-flops aggressively moving toward no place in particular I remember the rush of dancing on the dark side meeting at that old bridge to grab bottles left just underneath gifted by boys not much older I remember … Continue reading Teen-Aged Memories

Everyone Needs A Friend Like This

A recent article by Will Dunham states that “people are apt to pick friends who are genetically similar to themselves – so much so that friends tend to be as alike at the genetic level as a person’s fourth cousin.” Is it familiarity that brings such comfort? There’s something about spending time with friend that soothes the soul. I met a good friend this morning … Continue reading Everyone Needs A Friend Like This