So, as I mentioned yesterday, Danny Garmin got an immediate workout as he directed me successfully to my friends Jake and Melissa [at her parents’ house in Lawrenceville] ….. and their son SAM!! My mother is virtually in love with Sam, she begged to go to see him with me, so instead I took a bunch of pictures while she remained in Marietta. Danny and I needed to trek alone.Gracious, that’s a cute boy.
I got to visit Jake and Melissa a week or so before Sam was born in Charlotte, NC. I don’t even know if they know how important that weekend was to me. It was refuge. Sanctuary. Very necessary in that particular time in my life. So I was super-pumped to get the opportunity to see them because, well, because they are great friends to have. And with “risk” in my viewfinder [sorry no details yet], I wanted their wisdom and thoughts.
and discussed many important life changing things, like blogging. And Microsoft Word 2007. And writing for money, which we all want to do. Their move to Prague. [Which you can help make happen by clicking HERE and donating- add them to your donation list in 08!! It’s a good idea.] And we laughed. A lot.
One of the advantages of blogging (which I personally find many), is that friends like these, who I don’t see often, can still remain very updated on my life and visa versa. We don’t spend the first 25 minutes catching each other up. We just dive in. I like that.
So a big thanks to Jake and Melissa and Sam for letting me come hang out. And a HUGE thanks to Melissa’s parents (and uncle) for hosting and cooking and cleaning up and making me feel quite at home. I had a blast. It was a joy to visit with you.