Priceless

Priceless

Recently, I was sitting at a local coffee shop and overheard the conversation of two men at the next table. One man said he read that the price of a lifelong friend is $100,000. He told his friend that includes all the time and activities that went into building the friendship. Immediately, my mind was filled with all my memories of my own lifelong friend. I remembered all of the times we ice skated together after school, the code words we used to signal that our childhood crushes were nearby, and the string of letters we wrote to one another as teenage pen pals after I had moved away. Then I recalled the laughter we shared over our most embarrassing…