Dearest MK (a.k.a. my Disco Soul Sister),
So often business can ruin good friendships. Yet with ours, not only has it endured, but our friendship has been forged into something truly extraordinary. When I think of the GEM, I think of, above all else, true FRIENDSHIP.
“There’s nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas
Not only our almost 20-year friendship, but also with the people we have met throughout our relationship, the wonderful staff we have nurtured, and the life-changing friendships that have emerged from the creation of The GEM. I am forever grateful and constantly in awe of the blessing of it all.
What Our FRIENDSHIP Means To Me
- F is for FAMILY. You are my soul sister, a part of my family. And I adore that. F is also for FOREVER YOUNG: Flashy earrings, fun costumes, and first-rate dance routines.
- R is for RARE. Your joy and kindness are truly RARE superpowers. It’s our company’s Religion now. Risk takers. Some folks said no. But we did it!! Rainbows. And unicorns, and flower crowns. Just because it brings joy.
- I is for IMAGINE The GEM as the beautiful force it is—something we never imagined.
- I is also for ICONIC. The GEM shines bright for this entire community.
- E is for EVERYDAY I get to play and giggle, cry and laugh with you. This Entrepreneurship EMPOWERS us to do great things. Not to mention our Executive lunches with Elevated Elixirs like juice and tequila. 😉
- N is for NEEDLES & THE NEUROSURGEON. Our partnership = complete.
- D is for DISCO (naturally!). DW, Divine Dates, Diamonds, Dedication, and Discovering new things Daily. For a DECADE! The GEM is DESTINED for greatness. Hot DAMN!
- S is for STARDUST, Seventies, Sequins, Snacks, Sunny, Soulshine. Supersonic Smoothies.
- H is for HEALTH. Together we have become the mecca in Dallas for clean food, and crusade leaders for a Healing, HAPPY lifestyle. People want to know what WE think about health? Holy Kale!
- I is for Impressive. We STARTED the organic buzz in Dallas! Mic drop. Innovation and Inspiration to be better. Always.
- P is for POSITIVE energy & PASSION for what we do. It is the special ingredient that makes The GEM what it is, and who we are as a team. Prize winner. It’s what I am every day working with you, babe.
I love you more than you will know, and I am so very grateful for our beautiful creation. Love, friendship & another decade of disco…