95 Meals and the Meaning of Friendship.

by Dorothy Greco Most of my rituals are practiced in solitude: morning prayer, daily exercise, flossing. My two communal rituals ...

The Solidarity of Intergenerational Friendships

by Jeannie Prinsen A number of years ago when my mother was visiting me, we were paging through my photo ...

Why Friends Disappear When You Reach Midlife

I thought we were friends. At midlife I learned that I might have overstated some of these relationships a tad. It ...

My Forever Friend

by Neta Jackson The World’s Fair was hosted by Seattle in 1962, the year I graduated from high school. “What?” ...

Two Truths & A Lie About The “Seasons Of Life”

The language of “seasons” in our lives is a familiar and useful, if tired, metaphor. If familiarity doesn’t breed contempt, ...

Dreaming Isn’t Only For The Young

by Dena Dyer What are your dreams? Have you given them up because you think you’re too old to accomplish ...

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