This afternoon, four Active Rainers met for lunch in Arlington, Virginia at Harry's Tap Room.. Brian Block arranged it - you know, the guy who raised romance to an art form that is actually relevant to real etate in a brilliant blog earlier today. So, it was Brian and three older women, me, Margaret Woda, and Cindy Jones.
What was so fun about this lunch was meeting three new people for the first time who I really felt I knew! While I'd never laid eyes on any of them before, at least not in person, we were already connected through Active Rain.
Margaret was the first person to comment on my very first Post on the Rain. Brian got my attention with his post Blog Around the Clock, and last week he helped me with a legal question about interpreting the Northern Virginia home inspection contingency. And Cindy's posts make me want to sell my house and head south to her part of the market.
First, we all recognized each other - we actually look like out pictures! And we already knew a lot about each other from reading and commenting on each other's posts. So it felt like four old friends getting together for a fun lunch - one I hope is the first of many.
I totally love Active Rain!