Saturday, June 13, 2009

Meeting my blogger friends

I met Shelley (left) and Betsy (right) yesterday. And George and Gregg, but they aren't in the pictures. They were behind the cameras. Shelley is looking at one of the other cameras. George and Greg were snapping away, we didn't know which direction to look. They kept us busy for a short time with the cameras, then it was our turn.
Once Shelley, Betsy and I started talking we didn't hush. Took one good breath about 3 hours into the visit. And we all laughed at the 1 second of silence. All you bloggers must have had HOT ears mid day on Friday, because none of you were left out of the conversation. Greg and George were so sweet not to get impatient with us 3 girls.
It was a blast, it was as George said, "Meeting Old Friends For The First Time". That was exactly what it was. When I left it was like when I meet an old friend for lunch, and I think of the things I wanted to say, but forgot. I think we could have met for a early breakfast and still been talking at a late supper, and still not run out of something to say.
It was great and I would recommend trying to meet some of your best blogging buddies. Would love to meet more of you, remember I am just one exit away from the Gatlinburg/Sevierville exit off I-40. The exit to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, so if you are ever in the area please let me know.
Jen, I received your hug from Shelley!
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19 comments:

Lynne at Hasty Brook said...

How fun for you all! I've been lucky to meet a few blogging friends and as you say- it seems we're all friends before meeting!

The Early Birder said...

The smiles on your faces say everthing. Glad you had a great time together.

Mildred said...

What a wonderful opportunity - three beautiful smiles!!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

The looks and smiles on your faces tell the whole story.I wish I could have been there,but I am so happy for you.
Blessings,Ruth

Jen said...

Y'all look so genuinely happy!!
I have no doubt that it was a mile a minute talk. so happy for you all.
I had a friend that use to "talk like a bell clapper on a gooses a$$" ha! She use to always say that, not me, ha!
Glad you got your hug; your a good gal. ;)

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Leedra, I miss 'us' already... I wasn't finished talking, were you????? ha ha.. It was truly wonderful. I recommend it to all bloggers who haven't officially met yet.

Love,
Betsy

troutbirder said...

Sounds like fun indeed!

T said...

I loved getting to meet one of my blogger friends and I'm looking forward to repeating that experience with others!

Looks like you all had a great time!

George said...

Actually the conversation of you girls was quite interesting. I'm glad I was included and I suspect Greg is glad as well.

Bird Girl said...

What fun!! The 3 blogateers' - I'm glad you had such a wonderful lunch and good conversation!

Shellmo said...

Leedra - I definitely wasn't done talking! Ha,ha!! I hope to visit you ladies again - I had so much fun!!!

Eve said...

I didn't read about Shelly going to meed you guys until just now!!! I was just talking to my husband last night about how well we all get to know each other and it would be like meeting old friends! Wow I bet that was a very good time. Sorry I missed it! What fun!

dAwN said...

oh how fun..I think this blogging makes for a smaller world..and its awesome to meet people with such similar interests!
I just this past weekend met up with 18 other bird/nature bloggers in MA..had a great time...you can see pics on my blog..
Oh..maybe just maybe we can do near you sometime...would be fun!

Mary said...

You girls and guys had a blast and we all envy you getting to meet! We assume you only had good things to say about us, so our ears aren't burning too badly :-)

Carletta said...

Hi Leedra,
I haven't been here since I got back from my daughter's. It's nice to 'meet' you. Putting a face with the name is awesome. Sure looks like you had a great time.
I've scrolled down quite far and found your Grandbaby.
My Granddaughter beat him into the world by just a few days. She was born on April 29th at 7lbs.9oz. and not quite 20 inches.
I hope to be visiting more regularly now.

Susie said...

How nice that y'all got to meet. Looks like a great time was had!

Connie said...

That sounded like so much fun! What a treat for all of you.

fishing guy said...

Leedra: Great that you got to visit with some friends from the blogging world.

Pam said...

Looks like you are having a ball. Sounds like you all had a great time.

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