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Past Life Sisters?

October 26, 2015

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Just a quick post to celebrate hanging out with this lovely gal last week.

Do you have friends where you feel connected in this sibling way? So, I don’t mean in a soul-mate kind of way or in a you’ve-known-each-other-for-20-years way, but in a easy-going, you-can-rely-on-this-person-totally way?

That’s Steph for me.

She’s nothing like anyone else in my family (and she’d probably say the same for me), but I don’t know. We’re not cut from the same cloth, though we both hail from Long Island. We don’t share DNA, though we devour books, travel and anything by Elizabeth Gilbert.

I just feel like we must’ve been sisters in another life or something.

She’s almost done with a crazy accelerated bachelors nursing program and I could not be more proud of her. Having her visit on a whim last week was the best.

Our pre-visit conversation went something like this:

S: Hey, so I don’t know how busy you are, or what your schedule is, or if you’re around…

Me: Steph, stop. What do you need?

S: Oh, I was just wondering if, maybe, and you can say no, but if I could, um, stay at your place on Tuesday night?

Me: OH MY GOD YES OF COURSE YOU CAN. THIS IS THE BEST NEWS EVER!!!!

I mean, I like hosting people at my place, staying up late talking and cooking breakfast in the morning, but this was a treat. She was only in town for two and a half days, and I basically got to hang out with her for 24hrs. Just magic.

Wishing her a happy last 8 weeks of school – you’re in the home stretch!

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