LONG-TIME CLOSE FRIENDS…THE REAL JEWELS IN OUR LIVES.
I have had what seems like “lifelong friends,” that have
known me at my ‘worst,’ and cheered me on at my ‘best!’
I would love to hear about your friendships that have
endured time, travel, moving away from each other and
other trials and tribulations.
Thirty years ago, plus some ‘change,’ (1980), I went to
my first Welcome Wagon meeting. I had moved to Lancaster,
Ohio and had to turn down a continuing teaching position.
My ex-husband ‘couldn’t find a good job in Toledo area’
and had been working as a bartender through my subbing
and then, getting a wonderful and ‘perfect’ position.
His lateness, although irritating, never had bothered
me too much, until the birth of our daughter in March,
1980. I had ‘complained’ to my grandfather, who set
my ex up with a trip to Texas to interview for Armco
Steel Co. My grandfather had been an engineer…
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