August 1, as it turns out, is National Girlfriends Day. Who knew?!!
For a phallocentric society like ours to have gone through the day without realizing what it was will come as a surprise to no one! And the cynical among us [read: men] will whine about how every day is girlfriend’s day and yada yada!
I, for one, find it absolutely refreshing to see a day earmarked for celebrating one’s girlfriends — platonic and otherwise! So go ahead, take the day and make it really really special for that girl who makes your heart skip a beat, the girl whose mere presence makes your world a brighter place, whoever she may be…