Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A Simple Line

A stranger gave me a short ride to the station yesterday. What she said will stay with me for a long while.


Monday, October 20, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tea time

Tea Time with friends is such a treat. Even food seems to taste better with friends.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Who is a Friend?

The conversation between the mother and child in the Bully documentary stays with me. The mother explains to her son that friends connect. The child who is being bullied mercilessly by his school mates asks plainly, heartbreakingly 'if they are not my friends who are my friends?' Indeed who are friends? When does teasing become bullying?


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Dare to Befriend

Heartbreaking Stories about the consequences of bullying. See The Bully Project. So I say DARE TO BEFRIEND.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Old Friends

Reading Andrew Sullivan's Love Undetectable: Notes on friendship, sex and survival. Insightful and beautiful! Distinguishing between friendship and love he writes about the steadiness of friendship.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Likeness/Unlikeness

I have been thinking about friendships across differences so was struck by this sentence in Emerson's essay on Friendship. "Friendship requires that rare mean betwixt likeness and unlikeness,.."

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

One Tall Dog

I saw two tall people and one tall dog out on a walk and thought about what C.S. Lewis writes:

“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."” 

Monday, October 6, 2014

Childhood Friends

Meeting an old friend is like finding your favorite childhood toy. Are childhood friends best friends? Just found a paper on best friendships.


Sunday, October 5, 2014

Inspiring DIfferences

Saw 2 friends out on a run on the Esplanade. It was awe-inspiring to see the young guy running on carbon blades. Both of them seemed comfortable running together.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

3 Young Friends

Motivated to do a new drawing everyday. Making new friends on Twitter. Check out Claire Holgate. #dailydoodle @clairhol. And an ink drawing everyday #inktober Jake Parker.

Birds of a Feather?

I saw pigeons and sparrows happily pecking away at crumbs together while I ate my lunch outside the mall.