Yesterday we celebrated. Tomorrow we celebrate Veterans Day. I suspect most veterans are happy with the election results. I suspect they see it as a slap on the back when we elect a leader who respects and values our military and police forces.
So what has that to do with the post below? Nothing. I just figured veterans would enjoy this dreadfully sad story too.
Lisa and Abigail were friends for 32 years. Seems they knew each others thoughts, kind of like the closeness of David and Jonathan. Lisa came from a large family: 6 sisters and three brothers. Abigail was an orphan who had trouble speaking. She made silly noises that only Lisa appreciated.
When Lisa was cold, Abigail offered warmth. When Abigail was not up to par, Lisa offered kind words. Some said they were friends that stuck closer than a brother.
Over the years, Lisa would get annoyed with Abigail, and threatened to end their friendship. Abigail was the resolute one, whose mood remained constant in the face of the occasional curse. Hard to say how Abigail retained her composure year after year of ups and downs, with fits and starts of love and hate.
They traveled together many years and countless miles. Wedding, funerals, graduations, recitals, job relocations, they were the…
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