What Makes Up A Friend For Life?

Throughout your life you will have friends, acquaintances, and work associates come in and out of your life.  These are the people you call or converse with when things are going well and life is fine.  They make life bearable and give you a social sphere throughout your day.  They are meaningful in that most people like some form of social interactions daily and these people fill this requirement.Then there are the individuals with whom you meet that touch your life and remain with you...more

Seeing Vs. Believing

Who remembers Ricky Paull Goldin? I can't remember which soap opera he was on, but I *think* he was once engaged to Yasmin Bleeth. I remember weird things. Yesterday, me and the fam were watching the Science Channel and a new show called Seeing Vs Believing came on. The premise is Ricky Paull and his co-host, a skeptic, go around meeting people with exceptional abilities and attempt to explain it. Feel free to go watch an episode, it was pretty cool....more

Growing up

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5 Ways To Be A Better Friend

Life is busy, especially when you incorporate things like boyfriends, spouses, kids, pets etc. We all know there is only so much time in the day and how we choose to delegate our lives is an important aspect in our overall happiness.  Did you know that friendships and socialization are the key to living a happier and fulfilling life?  According to famous researcher, William Fleeson “Everyone feels happier when they socialize- introverts included.” This goes to show that the simple act of being around people and being happy are crucial to your overall well being. ...more

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - In the sweetness of friendship

Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompt for Wednesday, March 5, 2014: When or where do you feel most like yourself? ...more

When You're Strong... No One Asks If You're Okay

I receive texts, voicemails, emails, facebook messages, etc. all day long... every single day. Majority of them start off as... Not having a good day... can you listen? OMG s/he is driving me insane! Help!! Do you have a minute? I need your advice about... Deal fell through... need help escaping this funk... What do you do when your child does... ...more

This Is Why I Won't Unfriend You

"I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend." - Thomas JeffersonSomething has been really bothering me for a while, and I have to just unload....more

Being Mary Jane … Being the Mistress

Photo Cred: BET.com I refused to get caught up in another television series the ...more
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Holding Back the Tears

Holding Back the Tears Yesterday, Jan. 28, was Barbra Watson-Riley’s birthday. Barbra would have been 46. Would have been, because we lost her last November to cancer. Yesterday, there were a lot of memories, pictures and thoughts posted about Barbra on various social media platforms. Looking at them, recalling fun times and viewing the pictures of Barbra with her husband and daughter, made yesterday an emotional day....more

A Note to say Thank You

Dear friends, I want you to know that I am grateful to and for you. Whether you read my words and quietly lurk Or share my posts with others Or take the time to write a comment Thank you for being here. Whether you just happened to drop by today Or you're a brand new friend Or you've been around for awhile Thank you for being here. Whether you only visit occasionally Or subscribe to my blog and read every new post Or catch up with me on Facebook or Twitter Thank you for being here. Whether I know you online Or in "real life" ...more
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