Real life double take

When I was a young kid I’ve been told to have friends who you would call “for keeps”. The description of this type of friend is simple: They are the kind who are willing to drop everything and be there for you should an important need for their company arises. No questions asked.

On top of my list of true friends is my best friend of 23 years, Yeen. I can never seem to prove my efforts in our friendship equal to hers, but she never minds. To her, there is no measure to friendship except for the constant knowledge that you are there for each other no matter what. I have been very fortunate to have gathered a handful of people like Yeen who are readily at my aid in any form – be it physical or online presence.

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