What is the purpose of having a friend? The truth is that maintaining a real friendship takes both time and commitment - both precious commodities. This is a question I’ve been pondering lately, this process triggered by having...

Yesterday I was taking my usual hour walk near the beach before going to the gym. In between dodging young mothers who were pushing gigantic baby strollers I became acutely aware of dozens of people walking their dogs, many of them carrying on a...