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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Meeting Samara.

The other Samara was in Minneapolis this past week, and we were able to meet up for some lunch in Uptown before she caught her plane home. Meeting her in person was very cool, though possibly one of the crazier things I've done in the last five years. (Yes, the last five years. Before that, I'm sure this would not have qualified as crazy. I was somewhat crazy then.)

We had a great time chatting. Discovered that we do indeed pronounce our names slightly differently. Mine is Sa-ma-ra and hers is Sa-mare-a. As we walked to the restaurant I couldn't help but think about the fact that the one thing we have in common is our unique name. Suburban mommy blogger (me) meets Philly published author. Was quite fun!

Samara's newest book, Note to Self: On Keeping a Journal and Other Dangerous Pursuits, comes out the end of this month and while I haven't read it (just had a quick once over) it does look interesting. It's about journaling and I'm sure will provide a lot of entertainment. (Samara included actual excerpts from her journal, some juicy details are sure to be a hit!) You can check out her latest book at her website.


Samara and Samara.

1 Comments:

Blogger Megasue said...

Hmmm...thanks for making the disclaimer about this being a crazier thing "in the last five years." I can surely attest to a full listing of shenanigans that may have occurred prior... Shenanigans, I may add, that I completely LOVE and remember quite fondly. Here's to living life Ms. S!

July 13, 2008 at 7:27 PM  

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