I watched the final Oprah Winfrey Show today with the two women I most associate with Oprah: my Mom, with whom I watched the first episodes when I was 10 years old (until I left for college), and Dolly, my dear friend with whom I attended a taping in 2005.
We gathered at Dolly's house, where I brought cups that I made in honor of the special occasion:
And the show begins:
With our hostess, Dolly.
It was a memory I'll never forget, especially because I shared it with two women who embody what Oprah stands for: unconditional love, curiousity, and following your calling no matter what.