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The Story of Lizzie and Jordan

Lizzie and Jordan with Rey Rey's Puppy Bday Cake

"Are you still going to build an apartment in Jordan's backyard?", "Are you guys sisters or something?", "Are you guys best friends?", these are just some of the questions Lizzie and I get from students pretty regularly. So, without further ado, here is how Lizzie and I came to be besties.

I met Lizzie in NYC back in 2006. Unbeknownst to us, our paths had crossed multiple times over the years and we had many mutual friends, but just hadn't quite landed on meeting.

When I finally met Lizzie, it was like we had known each other for all time (if you are lucky enough to have a friend like this, you know exactly what I mean). As Lizzie and I became better friends, we realized we just have the same rhythm of life. Whether playing canasta at a cafe on a rainy day, whipping up an impromptu tea party, spending afternoons walking through the city with no agenda, or sewing for fun, Lizzie became one of my absolute treasured friends.

Fast forward a few years and I moved to Boulder and Lizzie roamed the earth and sea (she was a cook on sailboats and an events manager for Outstanding in the Field). When I welcomed my two babies (now 4 and 8 years old), Lizzie came to town off-and-on for years, solidifying her place as a stellar auntie for both of my kids.

In 2018, we (and by we I m