Making Distance Work for Your Relationship

By virtue of growing up on an island where everyone was constantly coming and going, I have had more than my fair share of long-distance relationships and learned a great deal of lessons -- the hard way. If you're in the same boat right now, dive in. Distance doesn't have to spell the end of romance. In fact, just the opposite -- if you're willing to step outside the box. ...more
This is great advice @AVFlox.  Awesome post!more

Staying Connected With My Sister

Fourteen years ago, my sister left the sunny, dry desert southwest to make her first visit to the cool, rainy climes of Portland, Oregon, where I was living at the time.  It was early May, and so unseasonably cold and wet it was comical, the decision for her to come north rather than me travel south....more

Reuniting Old Friends with a wii

I have spent the last month or so making connections over the web, joining Facebook, starting a blog, twittering...basically spreading myself around the internet. If I am honest with myself I am not doing just such a great job keeping up with friends and family. So, why I am more enthusiastic about making new friends I will likely never meet when I neglect the family and friends I already have. ...more