Sunday, September 27, 2009


I wrote a blog with this exact same title last year some time when I wrote about my friend Jewells. Initially, she was someone I only knew through commenting on one another's blogs, but last year when she was coming down to Orlando for a visit, we finally met and we have since become really good friends who chat frequently, laugh a lot and advise and counsel.

A couple weeks ago, another blog friend and family member, Kinta, messaged me on Facebook to let me know that she and her sister would be coming to LA for a few days for some fun, shopping and relaxation and that perhaps if time and schedules permitted, we should get together. It's been a pretty hectic week for me and I have a lot going on, but I definitely wanted to make the time to meet them both. Kinta has been a very supportive and consistent blog friend and has often commented on my blog, Dave's blog and Brianna's. Sometimes you can get a such a positive vibe from a person without ever even speaking to them, where you just get that feeling in your core that you are dealing with a good, sweet spirit. Such is the case with Kinta.

Anyway, last night after a VERY long day for me, I agreed to meet them both at the Xbar at the Hyatt Regency where they were staying. It was a really cool spot and we enjoyed great conversation, food and music and it felt as if we'd known each other for ages. She was how I imagined her to be....genuine and funny. She and her sister have such a great relationship and friendship and I was glad to share the time that I did with them.

We covered everything from The Housewives of ATL, to relationships, to track, to work and just had a good ol' time. I will be doing some traveling in the next few weeks coming up and one of the places I will be spending a few days is Atlanta and so we will definitely be getting together again. Once again, I just have to say how this blog has given me way more than I could have ever expected and I am grateful for that.

Here's a picture from our evening together last night.


Eternal Lizdom said...

I think it is so cool when people who have connected online trough words can meet up and connect through action!!

Garret of Jim and Garret said...

I agree with Liz!

k. carli said...

Jackie - we had such a great time! You are absolutely fabulous and we can't wait to get together again here in the A. We'll be back to LA soon as we'll definitely plan something fabulous in advance.

Have a fantastic day and take care! Greatness is your portion...Kinta

Oh and I'm making time in my crazy schedule to update my blog again...Facebook just kind of took over my online life lol. :o)

anonymousnupe said...

Holla when you come to D.C./MD! You can give my daughter some pointers (she'll STILL draggin' that left arm a bit), and we'll feed you crabs!

Brianna said...

that's really cool. the only people who ever want to meet me are the crazy stalkers. :(

Sebastian said...

What namely you're saying is a terrible blunder.
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