Bestie the Bestest
Every once in a while, you come across a person who is your perfect match. I’m not talking about romantically or sexually. I’m talking about having a “person” in your life. Sorta like Meredith and Christina, for all you Grey’s Anatomy folks out there. Or more like Pam and Tara. I’m pretty bitchy.
I’m super blessed to have a few people in my life that I feel this way about. I have many good, dependable, funny, beautiful friends in my life that make me feel happy and safe and loved. We have a lot of things in common that brought us together and meaningful friendships developed soon after.
And then there’s Bestie. My Person.
And she stands out for a lot of reasons. Because she’s honest. Because she’s smart. And talented. And funny. And we like the same books. And she loves my children. And I trust her to always do the right thing.
But partly, because on paper, it seems like we would be unlikely friends.
We are kinda opposite in a lot of things. We disagree. We fight about political issues, sometimes just for the sake of arguing.
She’s this crazy left wing almost communist artist, and I am an unusually right wing almost monarchist musician. We fight a lot about poor people. And Aboriginal issues. ( or do I say natives or indigenous?) Bestie?
But that’s kind of what makes us great friends. She challenges me to think from a different perspective. She shares lot of cool things with me that always at least make me consider the alternatives. She causes my opinion to sway a little sometimes. She forces me to learn new things all the time.
It all boils down to this: If there really was a zombie apocalypse, would I choose her to be on my team? Abso-fucking-lutely. And not only because she knows all this rad stuff about wilderness survival and what plants won’t kill me if I eat them. Because I trust her to always have my back. Because she does. All the fucking time.
I hope I’d be as useful to her. I’m not sure the zombies will care how much I verbally assault them when the end comes. I guess I’d better get good at swinging a sword or something.
Anyway. A shout out to Bestie today. Cause she’s the bestest.