Twofer: Count Your Friends and Sister’s Day

Friendship Day is celebrated the first Sunday in August.

xCount-John Lennon

Although there are many forms of friendship, some of which may vary from place to place, certain characteristics are present in many types of friendship. Such characteristics include affection, sympathy, empathy, honesty, altruism, mutual understanding and compassion, enjoyment of each other’s company, trust, and the ability to be oneself, express one’s feelings, and make mistakes without fear of judgment from the friend. While there is no practical limit on what types of people can form a friendship, friends tend to share common backgrounds, occupations, or interests, and have similar demographics. (from Wikipedia and

And, the first Sunday in August is also Sister’s Day.

Sisters share a lot during their childhood, they fight and make up, they love, hug and kiss each other, but most certainly they also annoy each other from time to time and play tricks on each other. However having a sister is not replaceable although some girl friends can be like a sister, too, as they feel connected to each other just the same.

If you are a sister to a brother, give him the chance to appreciate having you on Sisters Day, like he should actually do every day. (from

Best Friend Day


Best Friend Day is always celebrated on June 8th.  If you’re lucky, you have a best friend or maybe more than one at the same time or over time. Friends come and go for a variety of reasons, usually the result of moving, changing schools or jobs or …..

Enjoy and appreciate your best friend(s). It’s the day to cherish that relationship.