BC: A book about friends would not be complete without a tribute to the best pal ever: confidante, buddy for countless projects, faithful co-conspirator in all things fun, endearing, meaningful and profound. Here's to us - the one friendship that transcends all the rest. Thanks, Dearest Pal
FC: FRIENDS | FRIENDS | FRIENDS
1: THIS BOOK IS IN HONOR OF OUR FRIENDS: WE ARE SO LUCKY TO HAVE MET YOU, AND LIFE IS INCOMPARABLY RICH BECAUSE OF YOU.
2: "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What? You too? I thought I was the only one!" ............C.S. Lewis | "Oh, you're the best friends anybody ever had. And it's funny, but I feel as if I've known you all the time......but I couldn't have, could I?" ...........The Wizard of Oz
3: JACK, DALE, AND JIM: A PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIP, WHICH SPANNED DECADES, AND INCLUDED COUNTLESS HOURS OF THE BEST CAMARADERIE ANY MAN COULD EVER ASK FOR. HERE'S TO YOU JIM: AND ALL THE MILES WE RAN - AS WELL AS BIKED, AND SWAM - AND MOST OF ALL, THE LAUGHS WE SHARED.
5: GOULD ISLAND: CANADA - WITH JACK AND SUSIE
6: People got married: and friends showed up to celebrate. "We" began in 2004. | Ann and Ken - Together at last! After all the "Dr. Love" conferences, and all the angst, "Little Sis" found happiness on Kiawah Isle. | Ann called it "Winning the Love Trifecta."
7: On Jack Gould's Boat
8: CHRIS AND DOUG A LONG AND PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIP........ | THEY FIRST MOVED TO INDIANAPOLIS IN 1983, AND BECAME MY VERY DEAR FRIENDS FROM THAT YEAR FORWARD; SO HAPPY THAT FRIENDSHIPS ENDURE, DESPITE THE MILES.
9: NANCY; SO MANY YEARS AND SUCH A GREAT CONFIDANTE! | MURRAY AND VAL | WHO NOW LIVE SO MUCH CLOSER! | Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship ......Dorothy Parker
10: Eva Grabinski: Mother of the "two Anna Kurnekovas" | Bill and Cheryl Wendling
11: "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar; but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar." .......Robert Brault | Ann and Jack: on Ann and Ken's porch - first Kiawah house
12: It is the friends you can call at 4:00 A.M. that matter.........Marlene Dietrich
13: Ken, Brenda, and Chrissy at Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany - 2007
14: We went again to Gould island, in 2014 and found it as before: unchanged - the repository of a family history as well as the home of bears! Evenings on the fantastic screened porch with cocktails and Susie's wonderful snacks.
15: BRUCE BITTNER AND DAVID DAY - COLEAGUES AND GOOD FRIENDS, BOTH IN THE OFFICE AND OUT OF IT. | I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favour of the kings of the world. .....Thomas Alva Edison
16: Mike and Ginny The Bourbon Trail | One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human. ....................George Santayana
19: MIKE AND LAURA AND THE ERICKSONS
20: MICKI AND NEIL; MARILYN AND MIKE'S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
21: NINA AND MARILYN AT SEASONS 52
22: With Murray and Val at Hilton Head Island - Shelter Cove | Wishing to be friends is quick work But friendship is a slow and Ripening fruit Aristotle
23: A friend is one who walks in When others walk out..... Walter Winchell | JACK, DALE AND NANCY, DOWN BY THE RIVER AT SUNSET - IN BLUFTON SOUTH CAROLINA NANCY
24: JACK; THE DEFINITION OF A MENTOR | WONDERFUL ROLE MODEL.......AND ALL-ROUND GOOD GUY - A MAN TO EMULATE, IN EVERY WAY.
25: JACK AND RILEY 12/2012
26: "Friendship is a sheltering tree." .........Samuel Taylor Coleridge | Leslie | Kathy and Marc
27: Chris and Oreo | Laura and Stella | Becky | Marilyn | Annie Knechtel
28: CURT AND KATHY CASTLEMAN OF WONDERFUL EVERGREEN, COLORADO. | THE TENNIS "WILD BUNCH" OH, THE WINE WE HAVE CONSUMED AT COUNTLESS WONDERFUL LUNCHES - WITH MARILYN AND NINA | LOUNGING AROUND AT POOL BAR JIM'S HILTON HEAD - GRANDE OCEAN WITH MIKE AND LAURA
29: J | Jill and Eric Douthit are always delightful and so much fun! Eric is a faithful participant in the New Year's tennis extravaganza........ ".............And you know why."
30: A FRIENDSHIP THAT STARTED IN THE YEAR 1983 | BRENDA WAS "THE BABY OF THE GROUP" | All those years ago we met at LC; got Brenda married off to a blond guy named Ken; spent countless hours in laughter and friendship that goes on and on and on....Love these girls!
31: The fabulous "girlfriends weekend" in Kiawah - April 2015 Thanks to Marcy! What a great idea........ | April 25 and 26, 2015 | And these girls!
32: The "Whiffenpoof Night" Kiawah Island 2015 What a riot!
33: The girls and Marcy - Vicki, Gayle and Laura
34: "There comes a point in life When you realize who Really matters Who never did And who always will." .............Sigmund Freud | Hittles; Hardens; and Ericksons on A summer night at Kincaid's | Ann and Ken Knechtel
35: Sheryl Wendling - Elegant lady - who often can be found on the back of a horse. | The great Father/ Daughter combo: Ken and Chrissy have explored the world.
36: GAYLE AND JERRY ANCEL, OLD FRIENDS, AND ANOTHER CHANCE FOR JACK TO "TALK SHOP" WITH A MEMBER OF HIS PROFESSION.
37: THE BAKERS AT HOME IN 2014 ZIONSVILLE | JUDGE JOHN - WHO MARRIED THE HITTLES! AND PEGGY HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE, AND MY DEAR FRIEND
38: DALE AND NANCY AND KIM DALE AND NANCY WERE THE VERY FIRST FRIENDS OF JACK'S THAT I EVER MET; NOW THEY BELONG TO ME, TOO
39: SO MANY WONDERFUL DINNERS ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND | Good friends help you find important things when you have lost them....... Your smile, your hope and your courage. .......Doe Zantamant
40: Jack, with Manson Church - a role model for so much more than just the practice of law; gentility, class, honor, dignity, integrity, and respectability. Thanks, Manson, for all those good years as a partner, mentor, and friend. | The "Named Partners" For Jack, this all began in 1972.
41: Ken, Brenda, and Chrissy went off to China for several years - and we missed them! The great news is that they are coming back for good, and there will be wonderful times ahead.
42: Jeanie and Marty Lewis Jeanie and I met at camp Whitley in the third grade......Many good times followed (high school was a highlight, for sure.) Along with Kathy Mac, we are determined to be ageless!
43: The Sisters-In-Law: Two absolutely wonderful friends! They are both a treasure. | John was so happy to get a Brother-in-Law like Jack..........a dear, old friend from Law School and a loyal and true colleague; now a trusted and beloved relative in a place he deserves - a member of the family.
44: Always beautiful and elegant, the Bakers don't even need to get dressed up to look great!
45: Nancy and Dave Coots; Whether in Hilton Head or at home - wonderful friends.