”A friend is a hand that is always holding yours, no matter how close or far apart you may be.  A friend is always there and will always care.  A friend is feeling forever in your heart."

I loved her from the moment I met her.  I think we were 18 or 19, we both worked as waitresses at a local restaurant.  There was just a connection, the kind of connection you cant explain.   She had a fun personality I wanted to be around.  She made me laugh until my belly hurt.  We spent 5 years working together,  joking and sharing secrets.  We became best friends, there is nothing in the world I would give up  for this kind of friendship.  Though our lives are totally different, she is a wonderful mother of 5 beautiful children,  I have devoted my life to my art and work,  it doesn't matter, 14+ years later and we still laugh like teenagers, the connection is still there.   She gives it to me straight, even when I don't want to hear it, she encourages me and inspires me.   She has always been there for me and I appreciate her more than she knows.  Her heart is so kind and full of love.  I know  am a very lucky girl to have a friend like her in my life.