I received a phone call yesterday that one of the ladies whose blog I read regularly was going to be in town. I was so excited that I quickly changed plans that I had with my small group girls. There was a group of six of us that got together for dinner last night. Out of the group, I have the pleasure of working in the same corporation as two of them and was able to meet two others (who live about an hour away) last summer at a brunch. What I admire most about these ladies is the passion they have for what they do. On dreary days of being an educator, they are a reminder to me to continue to push myself to be the very best educator I can be. They are encouraging, supportive, and have been very kind to me when it comes to my blog and my own learning. In the days of technology, it's still nice to know that there are real people out there who genuinely care about others and about me. I'm so blessed to know them and call them friends.