Friendship


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 6 comments
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Coffee Talk: Downsizing and Seriously, What Year Is This


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Three years ago, I reviewed a book by Lisa Whelchel called Friendship for Grown-ups: What I Missed & Learned Along the Way. Lisa talked about how she was on this show that was all about the strength and support that comes from having close female relationships, yet she was all alone.  Lisa’s words spoke […]

Friendship for Grown-ups: A Look Back


Share Your Good News {Living Outside the Stacks} 5 comments
If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you know that I like to do a little something called “Fist Bump Friday”, where I encourage my friends to share something that has made them happy during the week. Sometimes we get so bogged down with life and the crazy that […]

Share Your Good News {In the Cafe}




The Help by Kathryn Stockett 1 comment
BOOK DESCRIPTION Be prepared to meet three unforgettable women: Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace […]

Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett


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The Girls from Ames:  A Story of  Women & a Forty~Year Friendship is an intimate look at the friendships of eleven women over a forty~year period.  Interspersed with studies that highlight the importance of the development and maintenance of close relationships in the health and well~being of women, The Girls […]

Book Review: The Girls from Ames: A Story ...



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Like many women my age, I grew up envying the relationships between Blair, Jo, Natalie and Tootie on The Facts of Life.  I thought the relationships between the girls epitomized everything that a friendship between girls should be ~ loving, supportive and genuine.  In my child’s mind, I didn’t realize […]

Book Review: Friendship for Grown~Ups: What I Missed ...