Monday, December 1, 2008

Is it a coicendence?

Today, we met a very special family.

The Schaeffer Family.

Luci is a friend of a friend (Christy). Luci is married to Scott and they are the proud parents of two beautiful children, Adam and Abigail. Here's where the story gets interesting. After checking out Luci's blog, I almost fell over when I saw a picture of her hubby! Scott and I actually went to High School together and we were in the marching band together too. The last time I remember seeing Scott was when he graduated in 1993.
I thought to myself, wow! what a small world.

Our online friendship started to bloom through emails. We knew we lived in the same city and thought it would be fun to get together for a play date with the kids. What we didn't know and were equally surprised to find out was that we live only minutes from each other! We all had a great time today. It was like meeting up with an old friend I haven't seen in years. One conversation blended into the next and before we knew it we had been conversing for over 3 hours straight! It was so wonderful to spend the early part of today with Luci and her children. I look forward to many play dates in the future.

Luci writes the most amazing blog about her beautiful family. Please take the time to visit her blog (click HERE) and read all about her journey. She wrote a lovely post about our play date today. It is titled Two Special Visits. Luci has a special gift with how she expresses her feelings through writing and I envy her ability to do it so well. I also love how open and honest she is with her struggles to parent a child with autism but also how she finds the beauty in it every day.

So is this a coicendence? I think not. I feel fate allowed our paths to cross.

ps- Thanks Christy for sending me to Luci's blog! AND for the beautiful new header on my blog! :)


the d'angelo family said...

I'm glad I was able to connect you two! Sounds like you all had a great time!

The Schaeffer Family said...

What a nice post! Thank you for your kind words. I think we were meant to be friends! I'd love to check out story time with you. We've been to the Sinking Spring library but not Spring Twp. Let me know when they meet again. Thank you so much!!

Hey - -how do you get those headers? I love yours and Christy's. You girls are so much better at the headers and signatures AND videos. I need a how-to class.

Kate said...

Wow! What an amazing story! I'm so happy for you! I also LOVE the new look of your blog! I need to be apart of this How To Class :) Blog 101! :)