I had the good fortune to meet a fellow blogger 'for real' this afternoon. Jen R of Emerald Sunshine and I discovered that we only live a few miles apart (maybe 15?). So she, her two lovely children and her brother all trekked down the highway to our house today. The children had hoped to go sledding on our hill but after a few runs decided that it was too icy and fast. So, they came in, had hot chocolate and watched cartoons with my children. Jen and her brother got the tour of the house (and all the unfinished projects), we chatted for a while and then got down to business exchanging seeds. What fun!!!
I'm excited to try out the seeds I got from her. There is a rainbow cauliflower mix and Rosse di Milano red onions but most exciting of all are a few seeds of Galeux D'Eysines pumpkin. Ooo. Fun!!! I'm going to have to expand the garden!
I had a lovely time, although, honestly, I was nervous about letting her in. I mean, really, she saw the cold cereal on top of the fridge (and a few 2 liter bottles of soda- gasp!!!). She got to see our chaotic, barely finished basement and that we still have a lot of things in boxes 6 months after we moved. Definitely no blog 'polish' here. I do hope I didn't scare her off. It's fun to know that someone 'out there' is really quite near.