|(c) Pat Crisfield|
Let me tell you about my friend Pat. She was my 'plane buddy' on the flight home from Houston this year. I chose the seat because she was small, the flight was full, and she was smiling up at me not avoiding my look.
She turned out to be so entertaining I didn't even feel scared to fly. She and I chatted the whole time, she is aces at Ancestry research and offered to help me locate my birth parents. She and I laughed over pet stories. She did a blog once about the antics of a stuffed bear she made. Her DH said, when I met him at luggage pick up later, that the bear had more clothes than the both of them! After the trip, I feared she would forget me, but emailed and continued a lovely friendship. I used to be painfully shy, and never spoke to strangers. A date once told me that was a waste of time, and he was right. You never know when you'll meet the next great friend!
Anyway, I learned a bit about Mantis, such as they enjoy a butterfly meal, what their egg sac looks like, and what they look like up close. I have a quilt drawn out 5 years ago at least, that includes a P.M. and I'm excited to dig out the plans and work on it. You never know where you'll get the next great idea.
Love to Pat, LeeAnna