Why Christmas is Often a Bore

Almost 100 years ago, Dorothy L. Sayers wrote, “Great bore, Christmas, isn’t it? All the people one hates most gathered together in the name of goodwill and all that.” To which Lord Peter Wimsey responds, “Bring a couple of whiskies.”* The rush and bubble of all those people we don’t really know and, let’s be […]

Mapping Out Friendship

If someone asked you to draw a map to find a good friend, could you chart the path? Maybe you know a few landmarks?  What are the signs that you’re on the path to a strong, lifelong friendship? I took inventory recently and came up with this list. What has led me to great friendships? […]