Reading back over this before I post it, I am realizing that this is a very hyper post. Lots of run-on sentences and parenthetical asides. Maybe those cookies are having an affect after all. So be sure to read this post in a hyper-active, way-too-fast, I’ve-had-too-many-espresso-beans fashion.
Ali and I went to lunch with Beth, a bloggy friend that I have never met in person, although we have many ties (like the fact that she went to school with my husband, and TAUGHT school to my sister-in-law).
We met so that I could deliver to her the last of my Giveaway Jubilee prizes, which you can see her excitedly holding to the left (Oh, Carol, don’t get mad that I didn’t hand-deliver your earrings to England. I just didn’t want to mail the pottery – I wasn’t brave enough to trust my precious, breakable prize to the USPS).
We had a wonderfully fun lunch (if you’re all as much fun as Beth, I want to meet more of you bloggy friends in person!! So come have lunch with me! – um – but only if you’re fun, of course, because I need you to be able to make up for the fact that I am NOT, unfortunately, all that much fun in person), during which we talked, among many, many other things, about all of the amazing benefits of blogging.
I was raving about how much it has done for my state of mind and enjoyment of life. . .”it has just made me appreciate my life so much more and see the humor in the mundane and everyday – ACK!”
As Ali, who was sitting in my lap, dumped (or more like SLUNG) her large cup of ketchup all over both of us:So, while I cleaned it up, thanks to blogging, I was (get ready to digest all of this really quickly) able to see the humor in the moment and see the humor in seeing the humor in saying I could see the humor then immediately have an opportunity to see the humor.
Too bad Ali doesn’t look like she saw the humor. Maybe it’s time that I get her started blogging.