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My texting friendship seems to be off-track

August 13, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a texting friendship seems to be one-sided?

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Guest Post: What can happen when you deactivate a Facebook account

February 27, 2014 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: What can happen when you deactivate a Facebook account

This is a cautionary tale about what can happen to some of our friendships when we deactivate a Facebook account — and why it’s important to avoid jumping to conclusions.

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To make friends after moving, you may have to make the first move

October 22, 2013 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
To make friends after moving, you may have to make the first move

It’s challenging to make friends after moving. This new start-up helps to make it easier.

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Babies, dogs and Facebook friends

August 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Babies, dogs and Facebook friends

The etiquette of responding to Facebook friends is murky and can inadvertently causes rifts and misunderstandings, even between good friends.

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Guest Post: Getting Over Feeling Like a Stranger in Your Own Neighborhood

June 11, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

With a little bit of moxie, my friend and colleague, Laura E. Kelly, used technology and a new website to overcome the feelings of estrangement from neighbors that are so typical across America today.

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What does email response time say about a friendship?

Do you procrastinate more than usual before you respond to emails from one particular friend? Is someone consistently very slow to respond to you? A new study suggests that email response time may be one measure of a friendship.   Read my latest article on Life Goes Strong.     

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Never too old to make new friends

September 21, 2011 | By | Reply Continue Reading

I recently interviewed an 86-year-old blogger named Millie Garfield who is absolutely inspiring! Before speaking to her, I thought I might be the oldest blogger in the world but she has me beat by a mile!   Millie began blogging in 2003 (In the blogosphere, that is the equivalent of decades ago!) and still blogs [...]

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Guest Post: Is E-Mail Bad for Your Health?

August 13, 2011 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

I loved this essay written by my friend Sheryl and asked permission to repost it here. It deals with e-mail fatigue, a common ailment. Enjoy!   By Sheryl Kraft I don’t want to sound old or cranky or anything, but lately my enthusiasm for computer technology — especially e-mail — has been waning.   As [...]

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Guest Post: Meeting Blog Friends – by Roni Bennett

July 23, 2011 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: Meeting Blog Friends – by Roni Bennett

I read Ronni Bennett’s post on friendship and blogging, which certainly resonated with my experience. She graciously agreed to allow me to repost it here. Are any of you bloggers? Have you made friends blogging? – Irene    Meeting Blog Friends by Roni Bennett Anyone who’s been reading Time Goes By for any length of [...]

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How to find friends with the click of a mouse

June 10, 2011 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Here are some suggestions for making friends online with the click of a mouse.

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