I’m not too sure how to appropriately thank you guys, it just seems as if there are no words that can measure up to what you have done for me. Living on campus there were many days that I wish that I did not attend an women’s-centered college, and I told myself that if it weren’t in the city I would have gone elsewhere; once moving off campus my thoughts changed completely, and that was because of all of you.
Moving in none of us knew each other, but we quickly learned about each other through the thin walls and ceilings, bumping into each other in the stair wells and on the roof deck and soon enough hanging out and going on vacations together. It’s been a little over a year, and I sit here wondering what I would do without you all — and I don’t look forward to the day when I find out.
Thank you for being people that I can rely on no matter the time or day. I know that no matter the kind of day that I have had you guys will manage to put a smile on my face, and make sure that my worries become yours until they are no longer a worry. I have never in my life met a group of people that are as sincere, genuine, and loyal as all of you.
I know that you all have my best interest at heart, and with that you never sugar coat anything for me, our friendships are strong enough to withstand differences in opinion and you care about me enough to be honest and straightforward; there are not many things that I respect more than a person that is able to speak up, and tell the truth even when it is something that others may not want to hear.
Thank you for putting me first, and making me feel special on days that I may not have been putting myself first. I know that you all have lives and things to do, but you stop what is going on to take care of my needs, and for that I am lucky and grateful.
Thank you for all jumping into my bed and talking with me about the events of the night before, or jumping onto my bed to get me out once it is noon. There is nothing better than weekend adventures or Mission Hill Christmas with you all by my side. There have been opportunities where you could have judged me, but none of you have, jokes may have been made but you have never looked at me any differently.
You all give the best advice, and know exactly when to give it. I know that you always have my back and if anyone were to do anything to hurt me you would be the first responders. Thanks for always knowing what to do and what to say; whether it be walking down the street to the secret garden to pick flowers at 1 a.m., telling me exactly what I deserve, sitting on an inflatable couch looking at the stars, or simply sitting there next to me and reminding me that regardless of who comes and goes you will continue to be there.
Thanks for having faith in me, and supporting me; even if that means just laughing at my jokes. I appreciate you being interested in my life, listening to what I talk about and conversing with me about things that you know that I am interested in. You have all taught me that there is never an inappropriate time to order food, or an inappropriate time to walking into your apartment without knocking, after all our doors are always open, literally.
I have had so many amazing college experiences, most of which include you all. Whether it be crashing parties, climbing through each others windows through the fire escape, sharing dinners, stealing ice cubes, going out to dinner and causing a scene, getting through break ups together, going out, or just sitting and talking, I wouldn't want to go through these experiences with anyone else.
Thank you for being the most unique people I have met, with personalities that I never knew existed. There is nothing I would rather do than watch you all do stupid things, you never fail to make me laugh. From family dinners, to roof grilling, celebrations, night time drives, buckets and scorpion bowls, to movies and dance parties I don’t think that we realize how lucky we are to have each other. I know that there are people out there are jealous of what we have and I can understand why. Not many people move in as strangers, and move out as family.