After approximately 87,000* Facebook messages we** managed to go out to dinner and as expected it was fabulous!
I could go on and on about my friends and my night out, but you would have no point of reference, so I thought I would keep it extremely succinct.
We grew up (okay, okay, we were in our 20s and some of us were married already. Whatever!) at a time when coffee shops were novel and everyone wanted a shebob just like Rachel’s, so sometimes we reference these things.
Tonight our conversations were all over the place. Have you ever overheard four friends who are also mothers having a conversation across a table? It’s quite remarkable, really. We zig. We zag. We share insight. We reminisce. We listen. We lament. We give advice. We offer support. We celebrate successes. We feel comfortable sharing stories – loudly.
What I am saying is you wouldn’t have over heard us. You simply would have heard us!
We also have a knack for witty remarks and pop culture references and that leads me to Friends.
At one point (and completely apropos of nothing) a conversation about crows turned into a conversation about birds that mate for life which then led to – wait for it – lobsters!
**Four friends from high school – which was a lifetime ago – getting together once a month to vent, dish, and laugh. So much laughing!