We are Ashley and Rachell. We have been best friends since we were eleven. Here is a small glimpse into our seventeen years of friendship.
This was the first picture ever taken of us. We are very excited about that Mexican Restaurant.
This was Rachell’s first face paint ever! We were at the Stock Show in the 6th grade.
We made aprons in Home-Ec in the 6th grade and then took pictures in them…with this flower.
Carving Pumpkins in the 7th grade.
Us and our Science Fair ribbons for our volcano in the 7th grade.
Us dressed up for a banquet in the 7th grade.
Us at an Amusement Park in Colorado in the 7th grade.
Us in the 7th grade posing in front of a Hollywood sign at an Amusement Park in Colorado. We live together a block from Hollywood now.
Ashley surprised Rachell and took her to see “Beauty and the Beast” at the fanciest theatre in Colorado. She kidnaped her on a weeknight and everything.
Us looking too cool in the subway during our 8th Grade Washington D.C. trip.
Us at 8th grade continuation.
Us at Rachell’s 14th Birthday Party.
16-year-old us in Rachell’s first car, she named him Saavy. He was a pirate-themed convertible.
Us at Malibu Seafood freshman year of college.
When we “accidentally” met Mickey Mouse at Disneyland freshman year of college. We went into his deserted house to escape the cold late in the evening and couldn’t believe he was actually there! (with no line!)
Us at Disneyland sophomore year of college.
Ashley stabbing Rachell at Rachell’s pirate-themed 21st birthday party (the pirate obsession lasted a little too long).
Us in Hawaii just after college graduation in May 2010.
Us at college graduation in 2010.
Us freezing in New York City in February 2011.
Us looking very Downton Abbey as we headed to dinner in 2011.
Us after we were splashed by a bus Sex-and-the-City style in N.Y.C. in 2012.
A concerned Ashely gently warns Rachell about her romanic entanglement with a mannequin Junior year of college.
Us at “Turtle Talk With Crush” on our last Disneyland trip before Ashley moved to New York.