July 04, 2008

Coffee date

Yesterday, while driving to Bend, I watched the sun rise behind Smith Rock and through the California fire haze.

I was lucky enough to be able to spend over two hours with Mrs. French, the delightful author/photographer of the blog Bliss.

What fun!

Update: Ok...the details of the morning...

Mrs. French and I met at Bellatazza, a coffee shop in downtown Bend, Oregon.


image from Bellatazza website

She was vacationing South of Bend, I live North of Bend, so we met half-way.

She's delightful. Just like her blog persona. There we no awkward I-don't-know-what-to-talk-about moments. We chatted away for over two hours. Our topics ranged from how we met our husbands (me-blind date, Mrs. French-dancing), to talks of cats (she has 3, I have 1), blogging (of course), photography, living in Central Oregon (I do, she wants to). The initial loneliness of moving to a new town and not knowing anyone. Exercise, desserts, family, friends.....

Just lovely....

Happy Fourth of July!

17 comments:

Cicada Studio said...

Detail, missy, details!

Sounds like you had a nice day :)

M.Kate said...

Did read about the fire, hope it subsides soon and a meeting with another blogger is always lots of fun:)

La Alicia said...

wow cool pic! I'm with cicadastudio -- details, please. :)

High Desert Diva said...

ok....I updated with details :-)

La Alicia said...

So glad you had a wonderful visit! :)

Victoria said...

How nice!
Sounds like a great get-together!

littlebyRD said...

gosh - I'm nervous now - how will I ever compare! :)
Glad you two had fun!!!

High Desert Diva said...

Rebekah...(littebyrd)
I can't wait to meet you tomorrow!

Helen said...

Sounds like a lot of fun with Mrs. French. I must go read her blog now...

::{J}:: said...

I love Bend...my husband has family there & we visit every Thanksgiving. It's so fun!

Sweet Repose said...

Back at cha...happy 4th...I'm weeding the garden...I know how to have a good time...
sharon

Mooney ♥ said...

Oh gosh, how cool! So glad you enjoyed your get together... what fun! ♥

Karen from A`Musements said...

How FUN!!! Glad you two had the opportunity to meet. Isn't it fun to see what someone is like in person after you have read their blog and have imagined what they are like? (Like reading a book, imagining the characters and then going to the movie... ) Hope you and Mr. Diva and KittyGirl are all keeping that moat around your hacienda filled with water so no burning anything can get close! (Don't make me stop this car and come over there with my hose!)
Happy 4th Patriot Diva!
xoxo
Karen
& the photog girl

Hey Harriet said...

Sounds like a lovely time & a wonderful start to your 4th of July long weekend :)

Chucka Stone Designs said...

That is so awesome meeting and connecting with new friends. Sounds like a very fun day :)

robin bird said...

goodness i am so far behind on your blog but this is the one i wanted to comment on first :) this sounds delicious... i know just what you mean about not having one awkward moment. it is easy isn't it! how nice for you both :)

robinbird said...

gosh i don't know where on earth the comment i left went to.....
what i said was how very far behind i am on visiting your blog but that i was excited to hear of your visit with your blogging friend! how very fun indeed! well i better see if this one posts before i go off and comment all over the place.... let me see..click and it should show up...