{this moment} :: “Real” Friends

by | Oct 29, 2011 | This Moment, Why Blog? | 9 comments

{this moment} – A single photo, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. To see more visit Soule Mama

I had so much fun visiting Charlotte and her wonderful family for Cupcake’s Baptism.  Even though I knew it would be, it’s was so much fun to “meet” in person and see that those dear friendships formed online are just as “real” as they seem.  I really wish Texas wasn’t so far away!!  Oh, and sorry Charlotte! There really should be more pictures of your beautiful smile online… and perhaps a few less of my ridiculously huge smile! 😉


  1. Kelly

    I agree! There should be more pics of Charlotte's smile 🙂 Though I don't agree about yours! Jessica, you have a lovely smile!

  2. Sarah

    Look at you two! You are just beaming with joy!

    How fun that you and Charlotte got to meet! And for such a beautiful reason: welcoming a new member into our Catholic family! Yay!

  3. Gardenia

    both of yuour smiles are beautiful. and yes, charlotte's we see a little less often, but you ladies are both beautiful, inside and out! what a blessing you oould travel and meet your friend in real life!!

  4. Anonymous

    I'm so thankful for all of the connections you have made online because it mans the world is a better place for sacred souls having met. Three cheers to all of the beautiful smiles on your blog and those around the world! Gods blessings for many countless more reasons to celebrate the gift of friendship. Cupcake is so precious and we are so happy about every grace that has been poured into that beautiful heart and family!

  5. Robina

    so sweet. happy for you both. great pic.

  6. Charlotte (WaltzingM)

    You gals are sweet! I will gladly put more pictures of myself online when I am again in such lovely company!

  7. Kelly

    What a beautiful photo of both of you! This made Me smile in such a BIG way seeing you both. 🙂

    Happiness begets happiness.

  8. Ana Braga-Henebry

    Love the picture, and the connections made by Walting Mathilda on my blog! I am also guilty of not appearing on my own blog, but then again I am usually the one behind the camera– aren't we all?


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