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Old 12-30-2008, 07:57 PM   #1
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Talking We did it! More DCers got to meet!!!

We were supposed to meet last Tuesday but Mother Nature had other ideas...a big ice storm instead, so Constance and DH (Kim) and I postponed our luncheon date.

Today was a completely different story. We had a beautiful, clear and warm day. I didn't even wear a jacket. 'Cept it was windy as all get out. So glad I brushed my hair. By the time I got home it looked as if I'd done it with an eggbeater.

We met in Paducah, kind of a halfway point for all of us. We hadn't decided ahead of time where we wanted to eat, just that it would be in the restored area of downtown. We had lots of choices and ended up selecting a new Argentine restaurant.

The restaurant was beautiful, the food was awesome and the service was impeccable. The best part of all was the "visiting" we did during our meal. We talked and talked and talked and....

While Kim went to the restroom after lunch, Connie and I were treated to a private tour of the second floor dining room. Beautiful.

After we ate, we went back near the downtown parking area, where our vehicles were, and sat on a park bench and...talked some more. We took pictures and I'll post as soon as I can figure out how to get the photos from the camera to the computer. I'm pretty sure Connie will do it before I do. (I hope so. LOL)

I had such a wonderful time and felt as though I'd known them for years. Connie is just as sweet she seems on our DC boards and her DH, Kim, is a peach, too.

When it was all said and done, we spent about 3 great hours together. I left with a full (no, make that stuffed) tummy and a beautiful strawberry-scented candle they gave me. What a treat!! We'll get together again, for sure. Especially since Kim is a barbecue cooker.

Thanks Connie and Kim for a memorable day! Love you both.

That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

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Old 12-30-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
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That is fantastic!! I've seen Paducah!! My step dad is from there. Beautiful city, as long as you don't get lost, lol.
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:03 PM   #3
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Yay! Isn't it fun getting to know people you have only talked to here?! I'm so glad you got to meet and spend time together!

I can't wait to see the pictures!

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Old 12-30-2008, 08:24 PM   #4
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That is fantastic!! I've seen Paducah!! My step dad is from there. Beautiful city, as long as you don't get lost, lol.
Yes, Stacy, Paducah is a beautiful city. Lost? I can get lost in a paper bag with the directions written on the inside, but I don't get lost in Paducah. Maybe that's because I used to live in Washington, DC. Now...you can get lost THERE.

Why don't you come and visit some time? I'll be here.
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:28 PM   #5
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If I ever travel that way again, you bet your sweet patutie I will be stopping there!!
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:29 PM   #6
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If I ever travel that way again, you bet your sweet patutie I will be stopping there!!

I'll leave the light on for ya!!!
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:36 PM   #7
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Thats so cool you all met! Paducah is about 3 hours (??) from me.

Next time I go to Chicago, I am going to hound the Chicago DCers to meet up.
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:37 PM   #8
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Katie, how wonderful a day all of you had. I am still waiting for the day I actually meet someone from DC.
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:38 PM   #9
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homecook and I met, too! We are thinking it would be nice to meet again and invite JoeV and Middie. We all live fairly close to one another.
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Well...isn't that wonderful!!!!!
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