Us!: Celebrating the Power of Friendship

Us!: Celebrating the Power of Friendship

by Mary Anne Radmacher


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Friendswith them we're stronger, smarter, and better than we are alone. In this delightful, beautifully illustrated gift book, writer, artist, and friend extraordinaire Mary Anne Radmacher shares the many ways we celebrate each other. Radmacher has a special way of inviting those who hear or read her words to change their lives. In US! she continues on that engaging path. With original fourcolor lettering, art, design, motivational quotes, poems, and aphorisms about the importance of friendship, she offers a funny, sweet, and perfect gift for any occasion.

"When we have a circle of friends, we have more fun. We get more done, we feel and are stronger, and we really do celebrate the power of our 'us.'" Mary Anne Radmacher

Friendship is a popular perennial topic for women's gift books. Us! builds on Radmacher's growing line of gift products and books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573244800
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mary Anne Radmacher is a writer and an artist. She conducts workshops on living a full, creative, balanced life, teaches Internet writing seminars, and works with individual clients. She has been writing since she was a child, and she uses her writing to explore symbols and find meaning. Among her special honors she counts the respect of her peers and the friendship of children. She is the author of Lean Forward into Your Life (Conari Press, 2007), and Live Boldly (Conari Press, 2008). She lives with her husband near Seattle, Washington. Visit her online at or

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Us! Celebrating the Power of Friendship

By Mary Anne Radmacher

Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC

Copyright © 2011 Mary Anne Radmacher
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-60925-366-0


You hop?

I'll skip

You jump? I'll fly.

I fall? You'll catch me.

Is there a place for dreaming where teddy bears are kings? Where friends are the best rulers of time and simple things?

Is there a place for hiding from the worries of the day? To never have to question if I'm walking the right way?

Is there a place of wonder where dreams are held so high? That could I reach further my heart would touch the sky?

There is a place where dreams are born and thrive in safety, fair. Where awe's alive in every breath ... our friendship takes us there.

Well, there you are ...

... One day when I wasn't looking you became my friend.

And there you go flying another rainbow show. It's been one of the best surprises of my life ... there you were!

When I least suspected I turned around and found a friend.

Stand often in the company of dreamers ...

They tickle your common sense and believe you can achieve things which appear impossible.

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