This week starting Thursday several dozen bloggers from all 4 corners of the country--plus one brave soul from Canada-- will arrive in
Attention! We interrupt this blog post to announce that Chesapeake Bay Woman has just experienced a major cardiac event relating to this week's festivities. As she was writing this post, her cell phone rang. At the other end was an unfamiliar voice which said, "I'm at Cobbs Creek, is your house on the left or the right?" Chesapeake Bay Woman's mind went in
Lo and behold, after causing me to break into a cold sweat and say a couple of Hail Marys even though I'm not Catholic, Grandma J. starts laughing and confesses it's only her and that she is still in Texas getting ready for a dip in the pool with her noodle. (Her words exactly.)
Anyway, where was I prior to the need for an automated external defibrillator?
Pictured above is Phillip Johnny Bob, who belongs to Grandma J--a Blog Fest guest who is coming to Mathews all the way from Texas and likes to play pranks which cause panic attacks in her victims. PJB arrived several weeks ago and is anxiously awaiting his owner's arrival. In the mean time, he's been practicing his paddling so he can
Speaking of up the creek, the Life in Mathews blog is going to be very busy getting ready for these delightful guests, so this week's postings will be
Below are some of the bloggers who will be in attendance. Be sure to click on the links and give 'em a read. If I left anyone off, it wasn't intentional. You can blame Grandma J. for nearly killing me off with her "I'm in Cobbs Creek four days early" phone call.
Big Hair Envy - Who celebrated a birthday last week. From VA
Grandma J. From Texas. Make sure you're within close proximity to a paramedic if she decides to make a prank phone call. She's good, this Grandma J.
Foolery - Who celebrated a birthday last Saturday. Coming from California.
Meg/Soup is not a Finger Food From the DC metro region.
Mental P Mamma - CT
TS Annie - CT
Daryl - NYC
AsthmaGirl- Washington State (You have to say it like that around here otherwise people think it's Washington DC.)
The Baroness -CANADA
Living on the Spit - VA
Country Girl - MD
Pleasing Procrastinator - IN
Noe Noe Girl a Queen of All Trades - A little house in the big woods.
Momx2 - Celebrated a birthday on Sunday
Auds at Iambarkingmad -MAINE
A Gloucester blogger and his wife
Anonymous Mathews Native -Who will bring delicious ham biscuits
The Waterman's Wife -Whose birthday is on Saturday and who is arranging our boat ride.
MsSeabreeze -Lifelong friend
Baby Sis (only for Saturday night)
Safe travels to all of you. On behalf of the people of Mathews (who really don't know about this whole shindig since Neal Steel and Karl the Radio Guy haven't been alerted), I welcome you with open arms and a great big hearty laugh.
Mi casa es su casa. Mi casa es muy cluttered, fyi.