Tagged with friendship

Embracing Ordinary

Embracing Ordinary

“Depending on the reality one must face, one may prefer to opt for the illusion.”  Judith Guest, Ordinary People Before I hung up the phone she blurted out “Good luck with your boring life, maybe you should get a life.”  I did not say a word as I hung up the phone, there was no … Continue reading

THE TRUTH HURTS

THE TRUTH HURTS

“It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and few by deceit.”   Noel Coward…..   A major setback for me has been that I’m too honest.  Sad but true, people would much rather listen to un-truths than an honest person.  I will be 50 years old this coming November and it’s taken … Continue reading

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME..

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME..

  His name was Wayne and I met him years ago at Manning Park, BC.  My mother-in-law has a cabin in Manning Park and my husband and I spent many weekends at the hill when the boys were younger teaching them how to ski.  Wayne was the bus driver, he drove guests from the hotel … Continue reading

A LESSON IN EQUALITY

It’s been a while since I’ve thought about Ron, but for some reason I’ve been thinking about my dear friend quite a bit lately.  The friendship that Ron and I shared was unlikely.  Ron was twice my age, married with teenage children, he was from a foreign country and wise beyond my years.  I was … Continue reading

TIME TO MOVE ON….

TIME TO MOVE ON….

Thought you were a friend, a friend who cares, a friend to laugh with when there’s not a care in the world, a shoulder to cry on when there are too many cares, for a time I believed that you were just that friend, but anger, envious and jealousy, you’ve let move in, always worried … Continue reading