National Friendship Day is August 5th! Why not do lunch, go to a movie or just plain hang out?

Arnold and Alzena Friends Collage

Friends Arnold, Alzena and Leslie Dine at O’Charley’s in Stockbridge.

Greetings Beautiful Family and Friends!

How are you? I trust that you are having a great day! National Friendship Day is coming! Do you have any plans? You know! It’s very important to me to spend time with people that I care for! My friends Arnold and Alzena (let’s call them A & A) met me for lunch today! We had a wonderful time of great food, fun and fellowship! Do you have friends that you haven’t connected with in a while? Well… August 5 is the perfect time to visit with them! You’ll be glad you did! Below, please find links to info on Friendship Day. I have also included an article that I wrote for Please enjoy!


Leslie E. Royal

Turnback Tuesday – Check out the article written for!
For International Friends Day, this article celebrates childhood friends and shares how they used their friendship to launch a successful business.

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According to the National Friendship Day declaration, we are invited to “observe this day in an appropriate manner, in accordance with the culture and other appropriate circumstances or customs of their local, national and regional communities, including through education and public awareness …
Friendship Day (Arabic: اليوم الدولي للصداقة ‎, Chinese: 国际友谊日, French: Journée internationale de l’amitié, Russian: Международный день дружбы, Spanish: Día del Amigo,) is a day for celebrating friendship.
Friendship is an age-old institution that crosses boundaries of religion, culture, age, income level, and education. So it may come as a surprise that National Friendship Day wasn’t invented until the early 20th century—and only then as a way to increase sales of greeting cards.

The UN loves to make an awareness day for pretty much everything, and it’s certainly got its corner of the market by picking the vaguest themes. Therefore, the wonderfully wide-reaching “International Day of Friendship” exists, and with an interesting and understandable concept: by making friends with more people, there’s less chance of …

The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.


About Leslie's Lane

Leslie E. Royal is an author, international freelance journalist, product review expert, social media influencer, global travel writer, speaker, media consultant and strategist. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications including: AAA Southern Traveler, ESSENCE,, Upscale, Upscale Living, The Ashro Blog,, Black Enterprise,, The Travel Bags with Annita Blog, and The Wall Street Journal. She is creator of the Leslie’s Lane consumer information brand and has penned two books: How to Write and Self-Publish Your Book for FREE with Amazon’s CreateSpace (Amazon $9.95) and Leslie’s Lane The Book! Your One Stop Internet Resource Guide to Links for Jobs, Inspiration, Discounts, FREE Stuff, Scholarships, Travel and More! (Amazon $14.95). Just click on this link to order the books: Follow her on social media at @LesliesLane.
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