A Very Special Saturday

Yesterday was an awesome day for me! I got to meet a very special person…someone I’ve come to love and truly admire in this amazing place called Blog Land. Do you recognize the beautiful lady standing beside me?


Ok, I know you love a mystery and you know how I love to tease…so I’ll give you a few hints. She loves Yorkies. She has a fabulous blog about interior design and decorating; it is currently being guarded by an “Attack Donkey.” ๐Ÿ™‚ And her blog has often been a blessed refuge from the slings and arrows encountered at RMS. Oh, and did I mention she is much loved and appreciated throughout all of Blog Land?!!!
Saturday, I got to meet my dear friend, Michael, whose blog is Designs by Gollum. We had sooo much fun talking and laughing…it was as if we’d known each other forever! Michaels charming and patient DH, took these pics of us.

As I sit here composing this post…I am still smiling!   Today was truly a special day I will not soon forget!

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  1. Lucky you! Michael Lee is a wonderful lady, gifted writer and great cook! If you two ever joined forces, Watch Out World! It would be epic. ๐Ÿ™‚ xo

  2. Wow oh wow!!!! I would be screaming, shouting, smiling for days and days to come!!! The second I saw your photo I knew it was Ms. West herself.

  3. Oh my oh my! What a treat for both of you! I so want to meet you both! What beautiful women you are. I can only imagine that both of you were talking a mile a minute. LOL I hope to meet you both one day soon. Thanks for sharing these wonderful pics with us of your special day! xxoo

  4. Une trรจs belle rencontre… merci pour cette publication..
    Gros bisous

  5. How wonderful! I’m glad you got a chance to get together. Sounds like fun!

  6. How wonderful! I love her, her blog and followed ger on RMS. Til it became so awful for all of us. I have a question….I saw on your blog a post that was about cleaning windows. But, I couldn’t get to it. Can you please send me the link???? Thanks so much. XO, Pinky

  7. Happy for you! Have a couple of questions. When I click on the link, I get to Rattlebridge Farm. Is that the same as Designs by Gollum? And is it Gollum as in Lord of the Rings? And lastly, what is RMS? Thanks!

  8. Yep, Rattlebridge Farm is the same…Michael just changed the name of her blog a few months ago. RMS is Rate My Space.
    Actually, I didn’t mean to repost this post. ๐Ÿ™‚ Michael and I met a few years ago and that’s when the post was written. I’ve been going through alllllll the old posts here at BNOTP, adding the featured picture that was missing on the post excerpts and placing them in categories and somehow when I updated this post, it republished it in error. So it actually an old post. Have no idea why it republished it. Oh well, folks seemed to have enjoyed it so guess it was meant to be. ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. What a surprise! I thought she was sick with pneumonia. Her post on Fri said she was still under the weather.
    Good to see she is better.

    • Kathleen, that’s an old post that WP republish in error when I was going through adding tags and categories to posts. I know she’s been sick…hope she is doing a lot better.

  10. The blog world just got a little smaller and more personal. I love it. Two of the best in one room.

  11. Ann s Mindicino says

    Hi Susan,
    There are no mistakes. I only follow you and am disappointed when you don’t post. So now I will follow Michael as well. I did miss your April blog about her book and have now downloaded a free sample for when I am ready to my Nook. Still learning a lot about the world of Blogging. I know what I like and I like what I see. Thanks. ann

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