This last weekend I saw one of my oldest and bestest friends get married. I was really excited to be included at this small event. Tim and Jocelyn made some great choices, both the venue and the meal was excellent.
I met Tim when I was in second grade and we've been friends ever since. He is a year older than me, but we spent a lot of time together. I collected comics with Tim, learned how play sports, ride a bike and all sorts of stuff. Tim and I went to daycamp at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club and even both started working there eventually in High School.
It has been a long time since those days. Tim has two great sons from another marriage. He's worked hard to get to where he is. He's done right by his sons. He's just started up a new business as well. I am so very happy for him because he truly deserves the happiness that I feel his marriage to Jocelyn will bring.
The event for me was even more fun because I was to catch up with his family, mainly his Mom & Dad and his younger brother Scott. Scott will be joining the married group later this year himself.
Spending a night with Tim and his friends and family makes me realize how much we need to cherish the relationships we've invested in all these years. If you have an old friend you haven't talked to in a while give him/her a ring. I'll bet you'll be glad you did.