Patience I think it’s one of the lessons I’ve always needed to learn. Let me tell you why. I have some of the best friends in the world. But believe me, there weren’t always times where I could say that. When I was little, my best friend was my dog Buttercup. She was little just like me. We grew up together. In fact, I attribute much of my sports success to her. When I was learning how to play baseball, she loyally chased the ball down all day until she couldn’t walk anymore. When I was playing basketball, she would be my makeshift defender. She didn’t quite understand basketball that much, but she played her heart out. As time went on however, she grew…