Sookie St. James is Lorelai's best friend and the co-owner slash top chef at the Dragonfly Inn.  She is married to Jackson Belleville and has two children with him and at the end of the series is pregantn with a third.

Sookie St. James Quotes

Rory: Sookie, I'm going to Chilton!
(Rory and Sookie hug.)
Sookie: I'll make cookies. Protestants love oatmeal.
Rory: I have to call Lane.
(Rory starts to leave but turns to hug Lorelai again.)
Rory: I love you.
Lorelai: I love you.
(Rory rushes out.)
Lorelai: My girl's going to Chilton.

Lorelai: What do I do? What do I do? What do I do?
Sookie: You can have anything I own. My car! Sell my car!
Lorelai: Oh, sweetie, no one wants your car.
Sookie: Yeah.

Gilmore Girls Quotes

Lorelai: Wait, close your eyes and breathe. I smell snow.
Rory: Ah, it's that time of year.
Lorelai: Can't you smell it?
Rory: You know, it's like dogs and high-pitched noises. I think it's something only you can smell.
(Rory sits down next to Lorelai and pulls a blanket over the both of them)
Lorelai: I love snow.
Rory: Really, I had no idea.
Lorelai: Everything's magical when it snows, everything looks pretty. The clothes are great. Coats, scarves, gloves, hats.
Rory: Thermal underwear, wool socks, ear flaps.

Tradition is a trap. It allows people to stick their head in the sand. Everything in the past was so quaint, so charming. Times were simpler. Kids didn't have sex. Neighbors knew each other. It's a freaking fairy tale. Things sucked then too. It just sucked without indoor plumbing.