Quick realization . . . Political enemies on this blog likely communicate and exchange hurtful messages with one another far more than they bother to share pleasantries with friends.
Think about that for just a second. And then go back to typing something awful.
And then, check this brilliant note from one of the better writers in Kansas City on the topic of lost local friendships . . . Which are probably common amid the pandemic and so many hipsters cancelling each other in their spare time.
Check-it . . .
A year ago this week a friend of mine stopped texting me. And calling me. And reaching out. I was equally guilty of doing the same. There was no wicked fight or brouhaha that preceded it. It was just the polite conclusion of a 20-year camaraderie.