Having a few hours of girl talk over dinner and frozen yogurt at a colored fruit named place is necessary in life at least twice a month.
Knowing they'll be friends you don't see every week - or even every month- that you'll be friends with for the rest of your life is good for the soul.
Sidenote: I did an image search for "soul" to accompany this picture. The only thing that it came up with was images representing soul music. As it should be. Silly me for thinking we can have a physical representation of our actual souls.