“Hold a true friend with both your hands.”
I took time out last week to share in the 60th birthday celebrations of a dear friend of 43 years, who hosted a terrific party, filled with great company, good food, music and laughter.
I met a number of people that I had not seen in a very long time and we shared memories of our student days. Among other things, I was reminded of the cool denim dungarees I wore to classes, bought from the precious wages I received working as a kitchen maid for the summer months.
Although I left university after just one year, I continued my education via another route. Several people at the party, told me:
“You did the right thing.”
I am thankful that I followed my heart all those years ago. The road has been tough on many occasions but the scenery has been amazing!
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