Sunday, February 15, 2009

Meet Up!

Throughout all these years of blogging, I've yet to actually met someone whom I've shared commenting space with; talked to a number of you on the phone, (yeah, this means you Cynnie!) but not met with a one of you...until today!

I met Darcy on Althouse, but really she's the Holly Golightly of commenters,

Darcy

showing up all over the place; I can't keep up! But not only did she agree to meet up with me for breakfast, it was her treat, as a belated birthday gift. So, natch, since she hadn't been there we went to Zingerman's for latkes and bacon. So I look up and see Darcy -- fantastic! And I look at the plate and...


Latkes

(sorry forgot to get a pic of the bacon, but trust me, that pig did not die in vain!)


A good time was had by us both; she's a mighty cool person, and Trooper, you treat her well!

Some bum who forgot to shave.
Darcy, again, minus the tiara and the cig holder for purposes of the photo.

24 comments:

chickenlittle said...

Lucky Ron!

Let's hear it for meet-ups!

blake said...

Wow.

Ron's hot.


(Hee.)

Ruth Anne Adams said...

Darcy is the newbie, but the cutest addition to the commenters. Sort of like Cousin Oliver to the Brady Bunch. Or the cute little brother on Family Ties when Tina Yothers went through that regrettable phase.

And, Ron, you ain't no slouch, either. Congrats!

Paul Snively said...

Latkes, bacon, and Darcy... well, if that doesn't make for a perfect birthday celebration, I don't know what does! Glad you enjoyed!

Darcy said...

You guys are so sweet!

Ron is the best!

Ron said...

Darcy is quite the charmer indeed Ruth Anne! Thanks for the great fun, Darcy! I need the merest of excuses to yak for hours!

Darcy said...

My pleasure, Ron! Too bad we don't have more blog commenters in the area.

And ditto on the yakking, as you know. ;-)

Darcy said...

Ron, my friend Amy (who tried to comment but has no blogger account) says "Next time invite ME too!"

Meade said...

Two of my favorite Althouse commenters of all time.

It sounds like you shared a wonderful visit and delicious meal. The photo makes me smile at your authentic respective handsomeness and beauty. Thanks for sharing all of that with all of us.

Trooper York said...

Holy cow that is some damn fine looking Latkes!

And that photo! It's like Marilyn from the Munsters having brunch with Uncle Festere. Cool.

Trooper York said...

Just kiddin' Ron. You are the coolest. We are on for the lunch at Katz's. Or maybe we can try you friend's new restaurant, we might as well give him some business.

I hope he serves meatloaf, mac and cheese, fish and chips and fried chicken.

Pogo said...

[[[[Jealous!]]]]

Ron said...

mmm...Trooper, his place will be high brow Cuban, I think...he's millions into it, so here's hopin'!

I can do the Uncle Fester thing, (c'mon more hair than that! Just a divot, not the whole chrome dome!)

but...in another location! Ahem!

Randy said...

Hey! I protest! What happened to my comment from yesterday? (He asks wondering if he hit preview instead of post)

Trooper York said...

Oh man, high brow Cuban sounds like just ticket. Pulled pork sandwiches.

I wait, I shouldn't mention pulled pork while all these guys are looking at that picture of Darcy.

Nevermind.

Trooper York said...

Or the latkes for that matter.

Lem said...

Nice.

William said...

Ron and Darcy: Your relationship can no longer exist on an astral plane. Here on this sordid, sublunar world nasal hair hygiene counts more than balanced opinions about the Obama stimulus plan. Still you can't share a latke on the internet.

Meade said...

Nice observation by William.
And timely advice from Dr. Melissa.

Christy said...

Lovely! Such joy to meet IRL and spend hours talking.

Michael H said...

Wow! Wonderful story! And man, that Darcy has reallllly nice latkes!

Methadras said...

Sounds like you guys had fun. If there is ever a San Diego Althouse meet-up it can be done over at D.Z. Akins. An excellent Jewish deli/restaurant.

Cynnie said...

OMG!!!...How far away is stinkin texas from those latkes ?

chickenlittle said...

@Methadras: OK but only if they have bacon too.