As a last hoorah of sorts, Chris took me to the Hardrock on my last night in Orlando. It was the perfect night, and I left thinking about how much I’ve grown in the past year. It happens one way or another, with or without influence. People change. But I can’t help but believe that those around you mold you too, help you be who you want to be or who you don’t. Since meeting him, it’s like things fell even, smoothed over somehow. There are still bumps and bruises, but sometimes there’s a hand to catch me before I fall.