There is an old saying that I’ll mangle as I share it with you: If you want to know how good a friend someone might be, don’t look to their current friends, look to their enemies. I had to eat a few rumballs to fully understand it, but now that I do, I feel very esoteric and superior to my pre-rumball, mangled-saying self.
Anyway, I got to thinking that there IS something to be said about the company one keeps. It is a direct reflection of ourselves. A mirror, if you will, of who we are, or who we would like to be. We are drawn to those kinds of people, and repelled by those who either remind us of parts of ourselves we don’t like, or are just plain Dicks. (I’m pretty sure that is in Carl Jung or maybe Friedrich Nietzsche.)
I think of my husband, Troy’s, friends…all…
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