I don't make friends easily. Of course I have tons of
I'm reminded by this card of my cousin Margie. We spent much time together as kids, and wrote copious letter in our young adulthood, then our paths diverged for thirty some years. When my little sister was dying last summer Margie stepped in out of the blue and was an incredible support and now we maintain a strong contact. I'm going north to see my mother today, she is going to meet me mid-way. Margie is a perfect friend and I plan on keeping her close.
"'Now isn't that nice!' said the old lady. 'If cousins are the right kind, they're best of all: kinder than sisters and brothers, and closer than friends.'" ~ Elizabeth Enright 1909-1968 Gone-Away Lake