Today I am thankful for my friendly neighbors – you know who you are. You have become the extended family that I have never had. You are there for me and for my kids when I need help the most, and I could not ask to be more fortunate. You put up with my moods and all of my baggage AND still keep coming back for more. Together we enjoy our neighborhood, enjoy friday evening cocktail hour, talk about our hopes and dreams, and watch our children blossom. On top of that, you even deliver me delicious homemade stout right to my doorstep!

I am grateful to know you, and to be part of your lives.