In case you didn't know, today is national BFF day.
BFF stands for Best Friends Forever. It was written on the bottom of practically every note passed in junior high school in the mid 90's. I have been blessed with lots of great girlfriends but my best pal is Mary Lou Kavanaugh Oswalt.
Our mothers were in lamaze class and sang in the church choir together. We were in the church nursery together, went to elementary school together, ran cross country together, went away to college in Texas together, and are still best pals.
Even though she lives in New Orleans and I'm up here 1,100 miles away in Erie, Pennsylvania, she remains my closest friend and I love her to pieces.
She is super thoughtful, organized to the max, driven, funny (even though she doesn't know it), and loyal. She is beyond loyal...uber-loyal-infinity-plus. She has shaped me in so many ways and I hope I'm more like her as I grow up.
Love you Lou!