One of my best friends in college was Stephanie. For a while, I spent the night every Thursday at her dorm, which meant I got to know her roommates pretty well. One of those roommates was Elizabeth Waibel. She was one of the coolest people I knew, and I assumed she thought I was mostly an idiot. Well, if she did, joke’s on her, because it has been six years and now we are really good friends!
I don’t really know how we shifted from real life acquaintances to frequent Facebook conversationalists, but our mutual introversion definitely helps. She is intelligent and snarky, which are two of my favorite qualities in a person. She often posts culturally relevant statuses that challenge people to think more deeply, and she tags me in articles about feminism. Internet besties! Continue reading