Years, miles, circumstances
It started in nursery school I suppose. I really just cannot remember a time when we were not special friends. It continued through kindergarten and elementary school at A.E. Phillips.
We went to all of those frilly birthday parties when the children actually dressed up to celebrate the passing of one more year.
As our elementary years progressed we were taught to respect and cherish our friendships and regard those as something to hold sacred over the years.