LOCATION: HAIKU / MAUI, HAWAII
"YOU AND I ARE MORE THAN FRIENDS. WE'RE LIKE A REALLY SMALL GANG"
Friendship isn't about who you've known the longest. It's about who walked into your life, said "I'm here for you" and proved it.
You see, I have this friend Lauren whom I've known for 4 years now and counting, and she's literally at the top of the pile of wonderful people. Not because we're super close or share the most intimate life details with each other...or because we're neighbors (although that certainly helps). She's at the top because she's genuine. She's real. She's hilarious. And she carries an illegal amount of positivity that shouldn't be granted to any one single human on this planet. Did I mention she's tough? Because yea, she's immensely tough.
We've shared some memorable moments, both good and bad, and mostly spaced out here and there because let's face it, life gets in the way. But when we connect, it's like we never missed a beat. Life never gets in the way because we just keep living it and making space whenever we have it. And honestly, that's purely okay by me. She's worth hanging on to because she rocks the casbah and her laughter is immensely contagious. And it doesn't even end there...
Here are some snippets from one of our more recent memorable moments. The day that she tore her way through my overgrown hedges with a bag full of goodies to do a casual photo shoot "for arts sake"...
Mahalo Lauren <3