All posts tagged: friends

will you be my friend?

My best friend from middle school and I were basically attached at the hip. Everything she did I did, and vice versa. Her family became my family. Then we graduated high school and she moved to Boston. Now, I meet up with her as often as possible…maybe once a year or so to have coffee, catch up with one another’s lives. The friendship is not over, but it is diminished. A girl I became friends with in my last year of college and I worked really hard on a project together. I trusted her as a collaborator and came to know her as a friend. Over the past 2 years she has become one of my best friends, despite her move to Chicago and my own to France.  We are able to share and stay in touch in similar ways which allowed our friendship to grow across the miles. Two of my best friends in the entire world live a very large ocean away from me, but I feel as if we still live in the same little mountain town, …