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I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends
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I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends

My definition of a friend was as rigid as glass when I was young. It all started with a song lyric from the album that changed my life when I was an impressionable 17 year old kid: “Your ideas, your image, your definition of a friend” Before this song, before […]

The Importance of Adult Male Friendships and Saying I Love You IRL To Battle Depression
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The Importance of Adult Male Friendships and Saying I Love You IRL To Battle Depression

“Even though we may be surrounded by loved ones, kids and spouses, and chat and tweet with buddies whose little faces pop up on our phone 24/7, it is imperative, for me at least, to hug my friends, to see their smiles light up a room in person, and to […]

Fast Friends And A Growing Family
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Fast Friends And A Growing Family

Hellos and handshakes from one blogger kid to another, to all, with cheeks rosy from the chill of a Lake Tahoe winter and from anticipating all of the joy that had been built into our schedules, helped make fast friends of tween people who happily joined the Sorento Family last […]

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Experiencing The Bond of Real Male Friendship For The Very First Time

There was never a gaggle of friends, male or (and most certainly not) female, hanging around me as a boy or as a young adult. I grew up alone from a peer standpoint, which wasn’t all bad. I credit the arrangement for keeping me out of a lot of the […]

Live From Camp Invention 2015!
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Live From Camp Invention 2015!

By the end of day one, they were The Trio. Eight hours prior, they’d never met and now they had a moniker. A start-up worth investing in. A pinky promise. This is the power of summer camp, of shared experiences. This is the promise of curious minds melding together over […]

The Loss of a Friend
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The Loss of a Friend

Holy shit was I ever the most pretentious of assholes. It started when I was 17 and I got The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen for my birthday or for Christmas, I honestly cannot remember the occasion that brought forth the gift that would change my life forever. I think it was […]

The Lone Bellow live at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, November 14 2013.
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The Guy I Met and Lost

I go to concerts by myself. Alone in a crowd of a thousand. Except for this one guy who I met and too quickly lost. This is the story of the friend I almost made.

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