Finally, after years of blogging acquaintance and dozens if not hundreds of blog comments and Facebook exchanges, Jeanie from The Marmelade Gypsy blog and I have met! We are totally compatible and talked nonstop over brunch at Cafe Zola in downtown Ann Arbor. Subjects ranged from Paris (a favorite place for both of us), watching TV (loving the Great British Baking show, hating Comcast, worrying about the bandwidth auction of PBS stations, and having to work all those darn remotes), birds and cats (Jeanie's cat Lizzie thinks she is omnipotent at calling birds into her yard for Lizzie to watch from the window), and a little about politics which we agree on pretty much.
Jeanie is on her way to a cake-baking workshop at Zingerman's bakehouse. I am looking forward to what she'll be blogging about her experience there and about the cakes she'll be baking. And I'm looking forward to the next time we meet. We've both made a resolution every year that we'll finally meet in person. So good to finish a resolution on January 8, isn't it?
|My spinach crepe and coffee -- Jeanie had a mushroom crepe and a pot of tea.|
The photo in which we both appeared was excessively back-lit so I'm not using it.