Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Wild Thing! You Make My Heart ... Laugh!

As posted last week, my BFF Beth came for a visit this past weekend.  I was able to have her with me all day Saturday, and it was the best!  We talked a lot, laughed a lot, ate too much, and even shed a few tears.  It was fantbulous!

We went and picked her up at the Mining Museum on the north end of town where her travelling companions met us.  They went on to see the sights around Colorado Springs, and Beth and I got to spend the day together having such a great time, such good talks, it didn't feel as if it's been three years since we last saw each other!

We had lunch at Gunther Toody's Diner, where AJ works, and spent a lot of time laughing while we quaffed chocolate milk shakes and french fries.  She got a little into it when one of the waitresses started singing "Wild Thing"  and it was like being 16 again!  All we needed to complete the picture would have been some Monkees or Bobby Sherman music in the background!

That evening, after bumming around and checking out the shops in Manitou Springs, we met her friends for dinner at Amanda's Fonda.  Her friends are wonderful people, and we teased and joked and talked the evening away.

After almost 42 years you'd think Beth and I would run out of things to talk about, but we never do.  No one can make me laugh like she does, and there are so many things that I don't have to say to her ... she just knows.  She has always been a huge blessing in my life, and I am SO grateful that God has given me her for my friend.  I'm looking forward to the next 42 years!


Mel said...

I have a friend like that. They are the best! We can pick up the phone and talk to each other like we had just talked yesterday. We have known each other since college and she is the best. We don't get to see each other very often, but we are so alike it is scary. Christmas gifts are easy that is for sure. I am so gald you go to spend some time with her.

BTW, I love Amanda Fondas. Good food!

Rach said...

I LOVE friends like that! I've got one like that too that I met in college. I'm glad you got to spend some time together having fun and catching up. Friends like that are definitely a blessing!


That is wonderful! I just saw my best friend from childhood in September. We hadn't seen each other in almost 15 years. We had talked and sent letters. But nothing was the same as talking and laughing about how goofy we were (are). Someone like that doesn't come along very often. Glad you had fun.

Tiffany said...

She is such a lucky lady!!

Tiffany said...

I forgot that I was going to leave one of my favorite "friendship" quotes...."It takes a long time to grow an old friend." It's so true!