My dear friend and next door neighbor is moving to the Big Apple. The moving van is sitting in her driveway at this very moment and it is almost hard to believe. Over the last eight years we’ve shared laughs, tears, graduations, deaths, successes, failures, birthdays, cocktails, dinners, books, movies, flour, flowers from our yards and even a pandemic. Her daughter was one of our boys favorite babysitter and her son was their idol. I will never forget them celebrating his sixteenth birthday (or his twenty-first for that matter, HA!). She’s always been a mom that I admire and I’ve taken many, many things she mentioned to me to heart over the years.
A few of us gathered to celebrate MM a couple of weeks ago. We ate our favorite foods (Mexican, empanadas, dips and churros all picked up from local places!), sipped on a new cocktail (We never have the same one twice!) and talked (For hours!).
One of my other closest friends and neighbors painted this as a parting gift from us. We collaborated over the design – which was a lot of fun – but she was all of the artistic talent!
Another precious friend told me many, many years ago that God brings most people into your life for a season. I’m going to miss this season and my very fine friend. <3
DIXIE DELIGHTS DELIVERED