... in honor of Vivian, who uses this style so well.
Our Friendship in Numbers:
Years since we met: 10
Investigator records on which Vivian is listed as "friend": 1 (in possession of author)
Enrichment meetings attended solely because of Vivian: 8
Musicfests attended: 60 (est)
Instances where I wish I lived on Ellwood and not in Garden Court: 730
Epic bean bag misses: 1
Husbands acquired: 2
Fleece spoils of raffle forfeited to Jerry in my presence: 1
Times I have used the "pick me, pick me" strategy in hopes of winning a raffle: 11
Friends or relatives who have stayed in hotel Magnusson: 3 (that I know of)
Masterful Vivian Young Women's lessons watched: 25
"When we have kids, I hope they are like Levi" discussions: 17
Seasons of Arrested Development re-discovered and purchased after Halloween: 3
Times the YW keys were turned in because "I'm moving to New Mexico": 2
Pity parties Rebecca and I threw for ourselves once you really were moving: 5
Time I was referred to as the "New Vivian of the Singles Ward": Priceless
Number of times I have researched universities in New Mexico since Vivian moved: 6... and counting.
We miss you.