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Sunday / February 17 / 2013

[Guest Post] When the friendship is worth the fight: Part II

The pelican is my favorite bird. I'm fascinated with the beauty of these large birds in flight. So glorious. So effortless. I captured this flock as they flew overhead at Huntington Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (Sept. 2011).
The pelican is my favorite bird. I’m fascinated with the beauty of these large birds in flight. So glorious. So effortless. I captured this flock as they flew overhead at Huntington Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (Sept. 2011).

Today’s guest post features Part II of David Covey‘s, “When the friendship is worth the fight.” In the first part here, Dave contemplates key principles to valuing friendship in spite of our imperfect lives.
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In Part I, I offered a handful of axioms that have worked in my life, twisted as it has been from time to time. Today, let’s consider applying those rules to friendships that are stressed.

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Saturday / February 16 / 2013

[Guest Post] When the friendship is worth the fight: Part I

The pelican is my favorite bird. I'm fascinated with the beauty of these large birds in flight. So glorious. So effortless. I captured this flock as they flew overhead at Huntington Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (Sept. 2011).
The pelican is my favorite bird. I’m fascinated with the beauty of these large birds in flight. So glorious. So effortless. I captured this flock as they flew overhead at Huntington Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (Sept. 2011).

Today’s guest post comes to us from David Covey, a beloved, long-time family friend, who will forever own real estate in my heart. To give you a glimpse, Dave is the man who –20 years ago– congratulated me on my engagement and then turned to Skip, shook his hand firmly, and said, “If you EVER do ANYthing to hurt her… I WILL hunt you down and kill you.” Dave Covey has radio in his blood, is a master entertainer, and after successfully managing businesses and broadcast technologies for close to 50 years, still revels in freelance management, writing, and photography. My friend David embraces life with fervor and writes likewise. Buckle up…
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