Monday, April 27, 2009

I did domething!


Now I can blog! Whew!

I went to a birthday party. Outside. With people! This is noteworthy because I have hermit-like tendencies and it takes a little bravery for me to go out and meet new people. This party was exceptional in that most of the guests had never met and were primarily internet friends meeting up in all our fleshy goodness for the first time. I was equal parts nervous and excited about the premise of this party since I always want to meet my internet friends but I also have flare-ups of insecurity that make me wonder if I'll live up to the way I present myself online.

Theresa (aka Simple Moth) was the hostess/ birthday girl and the party was held in her extraordinarily pretty sun-filled apartment with the help of her beardly beau Sam. Theresa invited her friend Aimee (who impressed me with her thrifting prowess), my old friend Ashley (aka Fern Animals), Lauren (aka Vegan Yum Yum) and a boy named David (who I don't think has any extra identities).

We all took a field trip to Todd Farms for some good flea market-ing and returned to Theresa's place for a midwestern-themed picnic vegan lunch. Lauren made the most delicious "fried chicken" from seitan and the side dishes were .... pastel. There was even a cherry pie! You know who had two pieces.

I really enjoyed everyone's company and the whole experience was much less awkward than I thought it could be. Since everyone knew each other primarily through Flickr, I think this was the most heavily photo-documented party I've ever been to! The cherry pie photo was taken by Theresa.

7 comments:

Christine said...

Sounds like a fun time. Thanks for having that extra piece of pie (for me :o)

brandi said...

I know EXACTLY what you mean with the hermit-like tendencies. It takes a lot to get me out of the house, and I know how nerve-racking it can be! I'm glad you had a good time! Who can have a bad time around pie, though, right?

Jess littlebunny.etsy.com said...

I definitely understand the hermit tendencies as well. maybe it's an artist thing? Though the spring does bring me out of my shell a little more, as does picnic food.

Julie said...

I'm glad I ran into you and Ashley at Todd Farm, It was nice to see you both. We should have a thrifting excursion soon!

Kathleen said...

I have hermit tendencies, as well, but that gorgeous pie definitely looks worth leaving the house for. Yum.

Sarahahaha said...

I'm also hella hermity! (: "beardly beau Sam" haha, lovely writing style.

I'm glad you went and enjoyed yourself! I have a very hard time making myself go be social.

MarmeeCraft said...

What fun....and that pie! Yum!! I,too, have the hermit-like-tendencies, tee hee!! :)