Today is National Best Friends Day.

. Over the years how often has your ‘best friend’ changed. You know, life happens and all of a sudden you have grown apart, or you just don’t have the time to devote to them that you once did, and that friendship is no longer in the best friend category.

How far back do you get to go when you mention a Best Friend. Anyone who has a friend that they would consider a bestie from way back, has my admiration. Sometimes it is hard to keep the friendship going year after year, but if you can pick it right up where you last left it, hats off to you.

Most best friends are probably spouses. But I wonder how many have best friends of the opposite sex that are not spouses.

Personally, with all the places I have lived, I have made lots and lots of life long friends, and will admit that some that might have been in the best friend category are still friends, but no longer in the Top 10. And I have had 10 different number ones that come to mind instantly.  Maybe more if I kept remembering.

And Best Friends Day is for 2 legged best friends, but let’s not forget all the best friends that have 4 legs.

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Whomever, or wherever they are, today is the day to salute your Best Friend.

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