Well, I had a very pleasant surprise late this afternoon when I finally heard from Brad. We kept firing emails back and forth so fast that the news in the previous one hadn't sunk in yet. He said he was "typing a mile a minute he was so excited" and was waiting for my next message. Brad didn't have access to msn today, so we couldn't chat that way but he does plan to get online Monday evening. I was typing as fast as I could too and no less excited than he was!
We are planning to go into business together as you may have gathered by now (look at the bottom of the webpage)! Anyway, to get things rolling after a few false starts, I contacted a few people connected to community business banking that I know and got the boost that I needed and the motivation, with some much needed assistance. The details that I got were fired off to Brad and then I heard from him some hours later. That then lead to our furious typing back and forth to get caught up, ask questions and get some answers. Our contact ended just before 5 pm Pacific time (nearing 9 pm his time) but was rewarding in ways I cannot express in words.
When we do finally see each other upon his arrival here, there's a great big bear hug and then some waiting for Brad. All I can say is that there's a "big bond between us", as he himself said, and this is over 5000 kms across a continent, just imagine the thing in the same room or place!
It'll be a busy day Monday, as side from the usual work load, when I get some business done and Brad and I chat some more, this time on msn! Before I close for today, Brad does read this blog when time permits (and he's near a computer), and I, as many others, are looking forward to when he can post once again. He has so much to say. I can feel it! Fill you in some more later. Now I'll get back to my supper which may be burning on the stove as I write! - V
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