friend \frend\ noun
1. A person whom one knows, likes, and trusts. 2. A person whom one knows; an acquaintance. 3. A person with whom one is allied in a struggle or cause; a comrade. 4. One who supports, sympathizes with, or patronizes a group, cause, or movement:
Above is the definition of the word friend from the dictionary. But this isn’t a 1st grade vocabulary lesson, this is a question to the readers and followers of this blog and radio show.
WHAT IS A FRIEND?
What do you think of when you think of a friend? A sibling, neighborhood kid, classmate, roommate, teammate, co-worker, family member. What if I told you a person that I considered a friend, was someone I only knew via Twitter? This posting is dedicated to the memory of a life taken away from us way too soon. Steven Smith 24, better known to all of us as @stevensmithy, tragically passed away on Monday Night after being involved in a 3 car accident near Newburgh, NY. Billy Joel sang in the “Piano Man” “quick with a joke, or a light of your smoke” well Steve was quick with a weather forecast during a Yankees Rain Delay, a simple hello, his own commentary on a potential free agent or trade, he even got me reinterested in watching “To Catch A Predator” on MSNBC every Sunday night with the wit and wisdom of a stand up comic. In the time since I learned of Steve’s passing today, I went through his timeline and found this tweet, sent Monday Night to Seth Davis of CBS….