My World: Is Full of Wonderful People

Betsy with Becky and Michael, Jackson, Tennessee. June 10, 2011.

This is my post for the My World meme.  It is hosted by Klaus, Ivar, Sandy, Wren, and Fishing Guy.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

One of the nicest things about the trip that Betsy and I took last month was that we got to meet three good friends for the very first time.  On the very first day of our trip we met Becky of Thoughtfully Blended Hearts and her husband Michael for lunch.  They were both as charming and as friendly in person as they are in Becky’s blog.

Betsy and Vedarae, Amarillo, Texas. June 12, 2011.

On our way through Texas we met Cotton Lady, Vedarae, for lunch.  Vedarae doesn’t have a blog, although I’m confident she could write many fascinating and interesting posts.  Vedarae and Betsy have been e-mail buddies for quite some time, and it was a pleasure for me to meet and get to know her.

Betsy and Linda, Grand Junction, Colorado. June 24, 2011.

On our way to Rocky Mountain National Park we met Linda — Colorado Farm Life — and her husband, Terry, for lunch.  (Are you beginning to see a pattern here?).  Meeting them was truly like seeing old friends again.  Linda’s blog is full of insights into the joys — and trials — of farm life and both Betsy and I enjoy following her.  The time with the two of them went entirely too quickly, but we hope to meet them again either here in Tennessee or when we return to Colorado.

If you ever get the chance to meet a blog friend in person, I encourage you to do so.  I promise you won’t regret it.

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12 Responses to “My World: Is Full of Wonderful People”

  1. Neal Says:

    Yeah, I see the pattern…..FOOD. 🙂 I’m not so sure that Betsy doesn’t sometimes regret meeting me. 🙂 It is interesting to meet new people.

  2. Sandra Says:

    ha ha what neal says about the food pattern, i was thinking same thing. so good to meet new friends and put a face to the blogger/email pals. www is a great way to meet new people

  3. CottonLady Says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed getting to meet you and Betsy, also!! Had a good lunch and visit…wish it could have been longer. But am thankful to get to meet my email/blog friends. I might surprise you and start a blog this fall!


  4. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Sounds like a a wonderful experience.I still have not met my blog friends in person,but I do hope that will change some day.

  5. Kathy Says:

    How nice is that!! Hopefully, we’ll get to meet you both someday soon.

  6. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Gosh, this must have been fun, and so many good pictures! It brings back memories of our fun meeting. It is so much fun meeting blogging buddies!!

  7. happyone Says:

    I agree it’s great to meet blog friends. : )

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    I have been fortunate enough to meet a number of blogging friends and it’s been wonderful, so I do relate to what you have written! So glad you and Betsy had such a great trip and had the opportunity to meet the ones that you did!! Would love to do the same if you ever happen to be in Seattle!! Have a great week, George!


  9. dayphoto Says:

    Terry and I enjoyed you both so very much. After you left for the other side of the divide we talked for a long time about all the places we would like to show you when you come back (hopfully) the next time!


  10. Busy Bee Suz Says:

    How fun was that???? I would love to cross paths with my two favorite Tenneseans one day. 🙂

  11. Karin Says:

    The people in our life – that’s who really matters! So warm and wonderful that you could meet blogging buddies!!

  12. Colin (HB) Says:

    Great to see that you had a wonderful time with both Vadarae
    and Linda.
    I really enjoy the “Gang” of 7 e-mails on blogs and news events.
    Colin (HB)
    Brisbane. Australia

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