For some time now, I have intended to share about a wonderful experience from earlier this fall. My friend Sandy has expressed, quite eloquently, what I could not find words to say. Thank you Sandy, for this heartfelt and loving post! ~ Lori
Ever since my friend Kathy at Reinventing the Event Horizon wrote about meeting people she’d only known through blogging, I’ve been dreaming about doing the same. There’s a unique intimacy created through blogging. One opens the heart, either to share ourselves or to address the beauty discovered in others’ posts. People touch us with their words, their humor, their choices of images and music. We see ourselves in them. We feel heard and recognized. Through this unique dialogue, we find ourselves falling in love with strangers.
So, I imagined a cross-country trek—east to Lexington, LaSalle and Durham; west to Durango and Eagle, Idaho; and overseas to Evelyn in Scotland, Rachel in England and Vivien in the Netherlands. And those are only the friends who have shared their places of origin. There are so many more.
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