girlfriends, alaskaEvery time I’m in an airport, like I was today, I think of the opening and closing scenes from one of my favorite movies: “Love Actually.” It’s actually kinda fitting too since 9/11 was just last week. The scene says … “When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know, none of the calls from people onboard were messages of hate or revenge. They were all messages of love. … Love actually is all around.”

I’m reminded of that when I watch people as I travel. Old friends, even goofy co-workers, moms/dads/kids, partners, people on their way. It’s a big world and it’s nice to know that love is all around.

I’m in Alaska for work this week. It’s my first trip to this amazingly beautiful state with equally beautiful, nice people. Snow-covered mountains stuck their heads out of a sea of clouds on the flight in – it was a magnificent greeting to this wonderful city.

The funniest (and funnest) thing about visiting somewhere new are the girlfriends you discover who are nearby! I get to meet one of my girlfriends from AZ who is in Anchorage for an event – the amazing Aliza Sherman. I also get to have dinner with a girlfriend I met years ago when I interviewed her for a Girlfriendology podcast – Julie Northrop. AND, I’m just missing a girlfriend, Amy, who is landing 12 hours after I depart – dang it!

Kinda like ‘Love Actually’ and that quote above, Girlfriends are actually all around!

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