Thursday, August 2, 2018

Oh, For Crying In The Sink!




A ttwd friend is so important and two weeks is a long time to be absent from blogland unless travel is involved.  No travel for us as we have been hosting ttwd friends. What fun we have had! Our husbands enjoyed golf, fine dining and getting to know one another. Laural and I have been doing many things and now time is drawing to a close.

Late night talks, long serious, funny lunches over good food, poking into shops and stopping for coffee are the real souvenirs. Laurel's husband returned home and Laurel stayed another week. Now that second week is almost over and we are becoming quite melancholy about it all. We know that one day we will be together again, but not for awhile. I even told her last night that I so miss her emails as she sat at the other end of the couch.

Commenting on blogs is something that took a backseat these last two weeks, and now it is time to read and see what I have missed. Thank you for your patience.

In closing, "for crying in the sink", is an expression my dear friend says at times when she is happy, annoyed or surprised with me. It tells me I am being the kind of host she was for me when I visited her last summer. Such a treat for both of us and our men too! We began our dear friendship when she decided to share her ttwd story and here we are three and a half years later. I would definitely cry in the sink if she wasn't in my life! 

The power of friendship is the theme of this post. I have had the pleasure of meeting several ttwd wives and now several of their husbands. Each time I am forever grateful for the friendships extended. Talking intimately with another spanked wives is the most precious of conversations and I savor them each and every time.

I encourage readers to reach out to one another. Bloggers are people who can help. Finding someone like you, a real spanko and building a ttwd friendship is heaven. I know! A visit with a ttwd friend is pure gold.

Meredith

23 comments:

  1. Meredith & Laurel,

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful example of what a close friendship is all about. Making time for one another is paramount whether via email, phone, or in person or all of those. This is friendship done right. I know you both are sad for having to say goodbye soon. But, may you both remember the power of the written word....which is what brought you both together in the first place. It will sustain you until you meet and embrace once again. Much love to you both, Windy

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    1. Windy,
      With you as my good friend, I can never forget the power of the written word. You reinforce my love of writing everyday.
      M

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  2. HI Meredith, I am so glad you have had such a special time together. With us all over the world it is so nice to have found friends you can get to.
    love Jan, xx

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    1. Jan,
      As I have written before, the internet brought us together and geography keeps us apart. Thank you for commenting.
      M

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  3. Hi Meredith, what a lovely post. When I started blogging I never dreamed I would make such wonderful, close friendships. The friendships made here are so special.

    So glad you were able to spend time together and that you have had such a great time. I would so love to meet blog friends in person.

    Hugs
    Roz

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  4. So glad you had a wonderful visit.

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    1. Sunny,
      You and Ray need to follow to get out of that heat for a while.
      M

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  5. Makes me think of a favorite quote. It was Abraham Lincoln that said, "The better part of one's life consists of his friendships."

    Ella :)

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    1. Ella,
      do love that Abraham Lincoln quote, It is in my ongoing quote collection.
      M

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  6. This is one beautiful post Meredith, thank you.
    We have had an amazing time enjoying so many things with you both, but as always my favourite is my time with you. Our talks, the laughing, the sharing, the knowing is what truly feeds my soul. It’s a friendship that has exceeded all expectations, grown deeper and stronger, and satisfied me like no other. You are so very special to me and I will forever be grateful to have you in my life. Thank you for being there.

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    1. Laurel,
      We certainly had a fun visit for sure. Our talks were the best, the very best.
      M

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  7. I never imagined where tapping ‘Publish’ on my very first comment would lead. I cherish the friendships I’ve made since then. Meeting other bloggers and being able to be my true self with them is very special.
    Glad you and Laurel have had a great time together.
    Rosie xx

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    1. Rosie,
      The day you hit the publish button was a great day indeed. I am really glad we are good friends.
      M

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  8. Wow, this is lovely and I am beginning to truly understand the sweet friendships that come out of this lovely group of people. I don't blog so I feel a bit bad that I don't share much other than in a comment here or there, but I so appreciate you all. Thank you thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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    1. Deena,
      You are one of those sweet friendships. I can count on that and so can you.
      M

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  9. This is a great reminder to us all that we really are friends in Blogland; whether we have had the chance to meet yet or not. I love that you've taken so many relationships and expanded them to what they are today. I know you've been a wonderful sounding board to me - both on my blog and offline on email. Your posts give me inspiration to get through and look ahead with a smile on my face. Hugs!
    Amy

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    1. Amy,
      Thank you for that sweet comment. Keep the good blogging up.
      M

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  10. You have a full and wonderful world of friends, Meredith ... far and wide! ... so happy for both you and Laurel, that you were able to spend time together again this summer ... hugs! ... nj

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    1. NJ,
      I seriously count you in that group of friends. Thank you for your comment.
      M

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  11. Hi Meredith, :) It sounds like you have a super, special friend, and had a lovely time too! So happy for you both! Love Laurel's, "For crying in the sink" expression too!

    Friendships made in the land are so very special. I think it is cool that you have gotten to know so many people and readers too. Love your post! Many hugs,

    ❤️Katie xoxo

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  12. Katie,
    Laurel is a super friend indeed! I, too, like the saying "crying in the sink".
    Thank you for the comment.
    M

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  13. glad you had such a special visit

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