1. You'll meet and hang out with lots of cool people in life, but you'll only make a handful or two of really close friends. Hold them close.
  2. Don't put crap in your coffee.
  3. Text, call, or email friends regularly. Everyone likes knowing they are cared for.
  4. Always bring a book.
  5. Never drink tequila.
  6. Make someone's day special.
  7. Don't forget your manners.
  8. If you're having a snack, always offer to share it.
  9. Turn off the lights and the water.
  10. Always give people a chance to grow.
  11. The best way to get to know a city is on foot.
  12. If you break it, cover the expense and apologize.
  13. Wake up early.
  14. Exercise is (almost) always the best medicine.
  15. The only way to get better at writing is to write.
  16. If you truly want to do something, you'll do it.