Tag: friends

Putting Your Friends Out

We live near an airport. When our friends fly, our home transforms into a park-and-ride. When our friends fly, our home can also transform into a bed-and-breakfast. We offer this service. We are trying to be good friends, not bad friends. Some participate. Some don’t….

Conversations and How to Have Them

Together we discussed friendship, which was one of my favorite experiences. But recently I have noticed that friendship (or relationships in general) are built and fueled by conversations. Over the past few months I have been observing conversations. But conversations are weird. Some are like…

Elliptical Orbits

(Image Courtesy of wiseGEEK) Apparently I have a lot in common with early astronomers. Both Copernicus and Galileo thought that planets traveled in perfectly round orbits, because the circle was an “ideal shape.” Circular orbits made sense, something is moving around something else, and…

A Little Friendly Research (My Turn)

I asked you a series of questions, and your answers appeared in the last 7 posts. Your answers were vulnerable, honest, funny, serious, and clever. Your answers inspired questions, discussions, and honest conversations about friends, and friendships. Your answers inspired some actions, as friends…

A Little Friendly Research Part 7 (The Finale)

Part 7. The Finale. Wondering what this is all about? Start here. I asked. You answered. Question 8: Anything else that you would like to share? [Insert name] is a great friend. This exercise, especially questions 6 and 7, gave me pause – made me…

A Little Friendly Research Part 6 (Questions 6 and 7)

Part 6. I am a little sad that this series is coming to an end. You see, I asked a bunch of you to weigh in on 9 questions about friends and friendship. After this post, only 2 questions remain. It feels a little…

A Little Friendly Research Part 5

Part 5. Over the hump. In the home stretch. Some other cliché. Just finding this today? Try the beginning or the reason behind this little experiment. In order to learn more about friends and friendships, I asked some of the followers of this blog…

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