What in the world would I do without you? No matter how ugly things can get between us, we stick it out, and I end up so grateful in the end. You’ve been consumately there for me. I don’t know that many people could live through what you and I have. Thank you for being just as adventurous as I am. My thirst for knowledge and the need to experience things is matched only by your own. Thank you for walking beside me and sometimes carrying me through this journey, especially the latter half of this year. I couldn’t ask for a better husband. You are the greatest love of my life.
The brother in my heart if not by blood. I can’t help but think that all of the crazy situations over the past few years led me to finding you. I think God knew that even though I had beautiful friends, that I needed one that could relate to my past, and there you were. You have such a big heart, you are the most giving person I think I’ve ever met. So many times you give without asking anything in return. You really have enhanced my life (personally and career wise). My wish is that someday I can repay you for all of the gifts you have given me. (I think Howard would agree)
Julie, Jenn, Heather:
There’s a scene in “Sex and The City” where “Mr. Big” is sitting at a restaurant with Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte and he is pleading his case and he says: “You’re the loves of her life, and a guy is just lucky enough to come in fourth.” You three are the other loves of my life. Miles may separate us but I love that no matter what, the years and miles fall away the minute we talk or manage to be in the same room with each other. A lot of friends wouldn’t or couldn’t have stuck it out like you girls have. Thank you for being there for me.
Tessy my Tessy and Amy:
Who would have thought that by moving to Alaska and my starting this “blog”, I’d gain two of the most wonderful people in the world as friends? You see what I write, crazy as it is, and you don’t judge me. Even though, it would be just as easy to disappear. Thank you for being here. Thank you for being such inspirations to me. It is I who aspires to write like the both of you. I am in such great company.
Thank you for allowing me to be honest and candid here with little or no judgement. We’re not perfect by any means and I know I can be a challenge to figure out but we’ve got more love than a lot of families. Thank you for being supportive of me.
And finally to you, my dear readers:
Thank you for your sweet comments, your kind emails, and even the not so nice emails and comments. I don’t have many of you but I appreciate you all the same. Thank you for taking time out of your own busy days to stop by and check out the site.
2007 has been a year of change for me. 2008 will likely involve a lot more. I like to think that for every bad thing that’s happened, there are far greater things that I take from it. Lord knows, there’s far more joy. I wish each and every one of you a fabulous New Year and I hope you receive all the happiness you have brought to me.