A Once-in-a-Lifetime Friend

Once or twice in a lifetime, you might meet a friend who rivals the relationship Anne of Green Gables has with Diana Barry. A friend who celebrates your wins and mourns your losses with more enthusiasm than you do. Who brings life to everything and everyone around her. Who is so unique and incredible that she inspires a beloved character in a bestselling novel. A friend who asks if she can come over when she's already parked outside. Who makes everything more fun. Who intervenes when you're being too much of a perfectionist. A friend who helps bring you together with your one true love. Who is more passionate about planning your wedding than you are. Who recommends Rose of Sharon seeds as your favors and later discovers they grow into 10-foot-high shrubs that multiply profusely. A friend who loves to help you decorate your starter home and becomes ecstatic when you find your ... [ read more ]

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