Happy Gal Pals and Buddies Day

March 18, 2004

I feel so grateful for my friendships today. For the girls I’ve known since grade school whom I can meet for bagels and coffee after months and months of not talking. For the magic souls who can look at me and know exactly what I’m thinking without my having to say a word. For the kindred spirits who lead parallel lives on the other side of the country. For the dear ones who didn’t choose me, but choose to love me anyway. For the superheroes who inspire and challenge me to be a better me.

I trust that you know who you are, and I hope you know how much I adore you. Today, my dear wonderful friends, I’m celebrating you.

Hey, if Hallmark can declare a holiday, so can I.


  1. daniele says:

    love you christine. xoxo

  2. Michelle says:

    it is too unbelievable the way you never stop impressing and overwhelming me. never has a woman been so unmatched in her allure, warmth, and charm. it’s truly an honor to be considered a friend by so great a lady.
    thank you.

  3. the stinkowitz says:

    you make me all misty.


  4. penelope says:

    You are the sweetest little bean. Consider yourself hugged.

  5. so says:

    I don’t know you, however I visit the site every -so-often and that is just downright awesome – I’m going to tell a friend of mine to come see your words since it will lift her day.

  6. lisaann says:

    whatever, coppola! xox

  7. stella says:

    i love you, happy girl. i’ve said it before, but you inspire me all the time.

  8. mabelle says:

    Ah! So pretty words! i love your cool site and inspirational postings. It should be a Hallmark holiday for sure!

  9. sasquatch says:

    i also have friends who are that precious. we are lucky to find those diamonds. =)

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