Picture this: a bunch of people at staff training with paper taped to their backs standing around the room writing notes to each other. Me, bending over, with someone writing on my back--I look up and there is Petie, at the other end of a crowd of people. I waved, and smiled, and hand motioned that it'd be a second (that note being written on my back was a little lengthy, I suppose) and when it was finally finished I rushed forward and hugged her and said hello and yay and oh I still have a paper taped to my back. It was a great moment, obviously.
We got to chat it up the whole way home, then I got a tour of her house and the church she lives on top of, we exclaimed over her beautiful bookshelf and the piano downstairs and how our minds work creepishly alike and different friends we both knew (from blogging and through TeenPact, apparently!) and scurried outside to snap photos (Petie is apparently super impressed with my ability to take arms-length selfies, OOPS) and wow wow wow it was the perfect Oklahoma day with the wind sweeping down the plain. Petie is precious and bubbly and energetic and adventurous and passionate and warm and friendly and silly and adorable and spontaneous and has the greatest smile and is all kinds of wonderful. I ate tacos and Petie attempted to eat a burrito (A for effort, dear) and we listened to and sang songs from Frozen (also a common theme in my friendships at this point) and then she drove me to the airport where we got some hilarious glares for taking more selfies and bemoaned our fate at having such a short time together before I inevitably had to go through security.
Please give me an award for all these run-on sentences.
But seriously, it was a crazy good afternoon and I'm so glad it worked out! Having blogger friends is by far one of the best things that's happened to me, and Petie is ridiculously great and gorgeous and geez girl I'm just glad to call you my friend. xo