It was a lovely evening last night, as we all welcomed Billie and Ned back home to San Miguel. You know Billie, http://www.billiemercer.blogspot.com/ . They are my friends and she is responsible for my being a "blogger", among many other things.
They headed to Houston a while back thinking they would be there for a week or so. They ended up being there for almost four months while Ned went through chemo and radiation. He's doing GREAT.
There must have been close to 100 people last night. All happy to see this popular, kind and funny couple. You could "feel the love" as they say. The event was held at the Sunset Bar on top of Casa Linda. Oh, the views of the city and the hillsides were awesome. I did peek when I wasn't busy "meeting and greeting".
Friendships are interesting, aren't they? Billie and I don't physically see each other often, but we talk on the phone or email. I always know she's there if I need her and hopefully she knows I'm there for her too. I think she does. She is one of those people who you build memories with that are meaningful. A real treasure.
And Ned, in his calm and unpretentious way is the epitome of goodness. Always ready with a deep laugh or a hug or just a "Hi".
Gosh, I'm SO glad they are back home in San Miguel.