Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Happy Happy, Emma!


This is Emma. (And, um, my boobs. don't mind those.)
Emma and I were in the sororitee together, and about two weeks ago, she had a birthday.

I love Emma for lots of reasons. Some of them are:

1. Emma is from New York, and she's about as East Coast as they come. Seriously- I've never seen anyone walk that fast or aggressively down a city street.
2. Emma knows how to have fun with little things. In college, Emma got a fondue pot, and had some delightful fondue parties. Which only occasionally resulted in delightful misunderstanding.
3. Emma is an amazing teacher. Professionally, she's a high school Latin teacher (seriously- this girl is SO East Coast), but I've had first-hand experience of this- last week, she had me drive half of the way to Dartmouth. I've never met someone so patient and calm with a driving newbie as Emma was with me.
4. This girl, this quintessential New Yorker, moved to Boston this year, and is able to appreciate that Boston's a pretty cool city, too. For a New Yorker, that's huge, and something this Boston girl is grateful for.
5. Emma is the most competent individual I know. She can build furniture, make pizza, and look great in pearls. Seriously. It's impressive.
6. Emma wakes up even earlier than I do. Which is very handy when I'm looking for an early-morning farmers' market or brunch buddy.

Happy Happy Emma!
I'm so glad you were born.

10 comments:

  1. aw, what a lovely post, I hope she has a wonderful day

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  2. What a lovely post for your friend. Happy Belated Birthday, Emma!

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  3. happy birthday to emma. builds furniture and makes pizza? sounds fabulous.

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  4. this is such a lovely post, I hope she had a wonderful birthday!

    So glad you're feeling better after your week away, I hope things are looking up.

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  5. happy birthday! and cheers for amazing people in our lives.

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  6. awww.... what a sweet post. Happy Birthday to Emma

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  7. nice to see you back!

    i love your birthday posts, they make me wish i knew you better so that i could get nice things said about me!

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  8. What a lovely tribute to your friend, I bet she had a great birthday! You paint quite a good picture of her!

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  9. EMMA!!!!!! You truly are amazing. Also, I had forgotten about that cobbler story. Mmmmm...

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  10. Awww, what a lovely tribute! :-)

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