About an hour after I'd gotten the news that my friend Jenny had passed away,
An email came from a fellow blogger.
She lives in the area where my mom and I were traveling.
She'd read my vacation post and how would we like to meet?
How lovely! A much needed surprise.
The gift of friendship.
She is Shalagh of Shalavee.
She has been a huge support to me and bkb for several years now.
She's been a great cyber buddy, always kind and a real life gal.
She understands life stumbles, rebuilds and goes on.
She is quite right to call us kindred spirits.
How lucky we were to be able to meet in 'real life!'
How lucky I was to be able spend time with my mom.
We ate. We toured. We are now versed on the Revolutionary War.
We played cards and met wonderful new friends. Darling people.
The card game tally settled at 5-3, my favor.
That furniture up there - miniatures from the La Grange Plantation.
I took a pic of the lady's portrait because I thought it was hilarious. In her time -
cleavage was alright, but elbows were risqué. Gasp! Hide those elbows!
Thank you for your kinds words and thoughts here and on Facebook
regarding the loss of Jenny.