Today’s NaBloPoMo prompt is all about benefiting from the kindness of strangers. Now I can say that I have had a wonderful experience recently of unexpected but greatly appreciate kindness. The place where we may disagree for this prompt is whether the person who showed it to me can truly be described as a stranger.
November 18th: Tell us about one time that you benefitted from the kindness of strangers.
This October i had the amazing opportunity to attend the SITSGirls Bloggy Boot Camp in Atlanta. To say my getting there was uneventful would be far from the truth but you can read all about that bit of adventure after I share how someone I only knew through URLs, Tweets and Posts became an instant friend and hero for me.
So, we were one night into the events, sessions and fun of Bloggy Boot Camp and I was lounging in the lobby of our hotel with a few of my Blogger Ladies and sharing how I had barely made it to the hotel from the airport thanks to a few not-so-friendly shuttle and cab guys. Upon hearing my tale, Teresa of CraftyWife immediately offered to give me a ride to the airport upon check-out. I was amazed. Yes, I knew her but only online. This was our first time meeting face-to-face yet somehow I felt like we were only having a reunion or sorts instead of an introduction. This is why describing her as a stranger isn’t exactly fitting.
The next day was full of sessions and learning. We spent our morning swapping seats and tables and having a blast absorbing all the amazing knowledge being shared. During the session and fun I began to notice that my hairstyle of choice had started getting a bit of notice. It was becoming by identifying accessory…
Have you ever met a Blogger Friend in real life?
Did you feel like strangers or friends?