Faithful friends

My friend, Susan, and her husband, Gary, regularly bicycle with a group of friends. They call themselves the OOFPAs, which may sound like a Greek drinking salute but actually stands for Ornery Old Folks Peddling Along. A biking club of faithful friends sounds like a hoot, but these folks do more than peddle around together. … Continue reading Faithful friends

I get by with a little help from my friends

Although the lyrics of that old Beatles song fail to reflect the comprehensive character of my personal worldview, there's definitely a sense in which I get by with a little help from my friends. Every writer knows the importance of networking. A writer can't construct a platform without building name recognition, which requires networking through … Continue reading I get by with a little help from my friends