I love it when you live in a place long enough to have good friends. I feel like it took a good year when we moved to Portland before I could see potential growth in the friendships. Now that we’ve been here for 3 years, I’m loving my friends. There’s something important about other female connections.
I have a friend that I know I could go to with anything, I’m totally safe with her; one that is my go-to decor and fashion guru; one that will always speak her mind; one who equally shares ideas; and ones where there’s just good flow. There’s the recipe friend, the pragmatic grounded friends, and the dream big friends. Those who like to run together and push each other. Friends who love each other’s kids and look out for them. And friends that make you grow.
One of my friends is awesome at retaining all her friendships in multiple circles. She can meet someone on an airplane, get a number, and hook up with the airplane friend, spouses also coming along. And they have a fantastic time! Totally random. But I really think all this living we’re doing is about how we connect with each other. Continue Reading