True to the worst that is said of my generation, I’m usually more into snarky ironic stuff.

Actually, I only came across the Holstee Manifesto in the course of holiday shopping for my friend and then housemate, Kandyce (pictured here).

Kandyce loves mottos, quotes, and pretty much anything that could be classified as inspirational about as much as I eschew them, and I had promised that I would get her some “cheesy shit” for Christmas.

Life is about the people you meet and the things you create with them.

The significance of the Holstee Manifesto is that it serves as a reminder of someone with whom I have shared three (and counting) years of mistakes, changes, opportunities, travel, dreams, and wonderful meals.

It is a thank-you to her for keeping me heartfelt, and a little love song to everything we’ve created.