You have welcomed us into a
You have been honest.
You have been cheerleaders.
You have been a shoulder to cry on.
You have been a soft place to fall.
You have given me points of reference (of greatness).
You have shown me the reality of this journey.
You have selflessly shared personal, intimate thoughts and details about your family and your life so that I could thrive.
You were strangers that quickly became some of my greatest friends.
You have been there in the middle of the day and night.
Some of you knew like us that this would be a part of your life story. Others were surprised.
Regardless, our paths have crossed and intertwined and for that I am so incredibly grateful.
Thank you to all my new friends this year. Whether local or continents away, the footprint you've left in our life story will always be.