Friday, May 11, 2012

Some Things Never Change (May Photos, Day 10)

For my first post on a newly redesigned page layout, it somehow seems fitting that I talk about something in my life that I am confident will never change.

The photo prompt for the day is a favorite word, and the word today is friend.  It is one of my favorite words, because I think we all need some; they make the world a better place.  If we're lucky, we have several friends--maybe even many.  But if we're really lucky, we have one true friend.  A true friend is the kind of friend that you can always talk to, laugh with, cry with, whatever you need to do.  Time doesn't matter.  Distance doesn't matter.   True friends are always there; it's a bedrock foundation of dependability and trust.

I am lucky, because I do have one of those, and we've known each other more than half our lives.  I guess I was eighteen when we began working together, and she was still in high school.  Gosh, that was a lifetime ago.  In the intervening years, we've been with each other through all sorts of life events:  school, jobs, relationships beginning and ending, births, deaths--just about anything that you could imagine.  But that's what friends do.

And, on top of all that, her birthday coincides with the "favorite word" challenge, so even if there were nothing else, she would deserve to be my photo of the day.  But, of course, that's not all there is; there is more than could ever be described.  For that, I've got a couple of other favorite words:  thank you.

So, happy birthday, Kim; thank you for being my friend.


  1. what a lovely tribute
    happy birthday to Kim
    I have a sister whose there for me like kim is for you
    special people :)

    1. opps forgot to say I like the new look to very fresh :)

    2. Special, indeed. I'm blessed that I also have a sister like that; you and I seem to be lucky people.

      And glad you like the new layout. Still not sure how I feel about the whole "dynamic" part with the side-bar being the whole now you see it/now you don't thing, but we'll see how it grows on me.