Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Over The Top

Just when I was sure that I had been given the most wonderful blessing I could imagine, the gift of my grandson, and my 'cup' was overflowing with gladness, I received another blessing today. (And thank you all so much for your felicitations on the birth of 'our boy'.)
No, not the coffee. Although I did enjoy a great Americano at my favorite local coffee shop.
I received the blessing of meeting one of my blog friends. Ellen from The Happy Wonderer met me at Palermo this afternoon and joined me for a walk around the town that we both live in. Yes, I am so excited. We both live in Camarillo, and we both are committed to walking our way to fitness. We totaled around 3,500 steps together while we sipped our coffee, chatted and learned that we have much in common. I have prayed for seven months for a walking buddy, and God provided one through the blogging world!


Happy Happy Happy!

15 comments:

zach said...

Thanks for visiting our shop. I am glad you enjoy our coffee.
See you next time.

Zach
Owner-Palermo COffee

ellen b. said...

How great is that. Is Zach really the owner of Palermo?

kate said...

It's great that you have a walking partner. You will both put on many steps together, talking the time away and having a blast. Enjoy!

Marg said...

Congratulations on a new grandson. How wonderful. Is this your first grandchild?
What a wonderful blessing for you to catch up with another blogging friend and walking it out together.

Jane said...

Congratulations on the arrival of your grandson. how lovely to meet a blogging friend for a walk. Jane x

eph2810 said...

How cool that our blogging can also lead to real-life-friendships. I am glad that you were able to meet.

Islandsparrow said...

Congratulations on your new grandson - my BF also just had a new grandson. What fun!!

what a blessing to have Ellen for a walking partner!!

Now...if both of you could just aim those steps across the country and come walk in PEI!

artgirlATL said...

I'll be walking with you ladies in spirit. How cool she lives near you.

nikkipolani said...

That is so cool, Willow! Between you, think of the miles and miles you'll cover :-)

Bethany Hissong said...

:) God always knows what we're looking for, huh?! I am happy for you! What a day!!!

Kacie said...

You are having a good week! Do you follow the Jesus Creed blog? It's a good one.

And also, about the book I mentioned today on my xanga - Did you know the Kueglers when you were in Papua?

Knitting Linguist said...

That's great! Enjoy having a walking buddy -- I know that mine mean the world to me.

Sara said...

Congratulations on your grandson Willow! I'm so glad he has arrived safely and everyone is doing fine - that's great news.

And congratulations on your new walking buddy, Ellen! I saw the news over on her blog first - that is so cool.

As I said to Ellen, perhaps one day the three of us will be able to meet if you are coming south for some reason or I am going north! I have promised to bring a big bag of avocados from my tree whenever they finally are ready to pick...

Roxie said...

Hike on, Willow! What grand times you are going to have. (And you will continue to look like a trophy wife - lucky Professor!)

Lovella said...

How fantastic is that? I think that's just wonderful that you met Ellen and now you will be walking buddies.