We Finally Meet...

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Home Inspector with Complete Home Inspections, Inc. TN Lic#050

     Nothing is more fun and exciting than meeting another ActiveRainer in person. Although not a stranger, as one gets to know the other while reading their posts, but seeing them live and in-person is another story. Such was the case when I got an opportunity to meet Roland Woodworth last night at the Mid-South Exit Awards Convention in Murfreesboro, TN.      
     It was great to meet another blogger at a function other than a blogging convention. Although, they are cool places to network and learn about blogging, awards functions are great places to learn about the other person. 

     If I recall correctly, Roland, won a few awards for productivity and his office won "Office of the Year". If you haven't already, take a few moments to read Roland's blog and subscribe to another great blogger here in the rain...

Roland and Michael

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Comments (13)

Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

Great you got to meet!

Mar 21, 2010 01:09 AM
Valerie Osterhoudt
Johnson Real Estate, Inc. - Cromwell, CT
ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889

Michael..  The same thing happened to me, I met Ed Silva when I had an open house.  He came in and we started talking like we were old friends.. though we had never met in person until then.

valerie osterhoudt

Mar 21, 2010 01:14 AM
Peter and Dawn Smith
Circle Shot Media - Vancouver, WA

Hi Michael,

I am glad that you had the opportunity to meet him.  I am here in Maui for the month and I too will have the opportunity to meet a fellow Active Rain member.  Georgie Hunter is here on the island in Haiku and we will be getting together for lunch or dinner here this next week.  I am making some great friends here on Active rain and learning all types of informative and interesting things.  Hope you have a great Sunday!

Dawn

Mar 21, 2010 01:19 AM
Glenn Roberts
Retired - Seattle, WA

I'm looking forward to such a meeting. I've talked to two ARers on the phone since I started.

Mar 21, 2010 01:20 AM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Platinum - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Lots of AR'ers are posting that they are meeting folks all over the US lately...that is great...what a connection!

Mar 21, 2010 01:33 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Michael, like Glenn I haven't met any one in person yet, but I have talked to some bloggers on the telephone. Good to meet another blogger.

Mar 21, 2010 01:36 AM
Deborah Byron Leffler BzyBee Real Estate Lady!
Keller Williams Realty Boise - Nampa, ID

That is great....on another forum for another business I have ...I have met numerous people and it is always fun!!   Glad you got to meet him!!!

Mar 21, 2010 02:04 AM
Carra Riley & Declan Kenyon
Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd - Westminster, CO
Helping people Transition at all ages!

Michael...You are so right!  It is really great to get acquainted with people through  AR, but is extra special to actually meet them in person.  Almost like meeting an old friend.

cosmic cow

Mar 21, 2010 03:08 AM
David Dee
RMX REALTY - Alhambra, CA
Real Estate - San Gabriel Valley (L.A.) & N. Orang
Michael, I haven't met any ARers yet but it sure would be great. Blogging does help to know one another and when you do meet the person it seemed like common buddies.
Mar 21, 2010 03:18 AM
Tom Boos
Sine & Monaghan Realtors, Real Living - Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Providing the very best of service to Sellers and

We should definitely have some sort of secret handshake, don't you think?

Mar 21, 2010 03:32 AM
Steven L. Smith
King of the House Home Inspection, Inc. - Bellingham, WA
Bellingham WA Home Inspector

Michael,

You look happier than Roland. Were you stepping on his toe?

Mar 21, 2010 03:55 AM
Jay Lloyd
Cape Coral Florida - Cape Coral, FL
Allpro Home Inspection

Hi Michael, Very cool! As home inspectors we work alone in our own profession everyday, so it is special indeed to meet another inspector in person. Sounds like you had a fun time.

Best Regards, Jay

Mar 21, 2010 06:03 AM
Roland Woodworth
eXp Realty - Clarksville, TN
eXp Realty

Michael - Thanks for the kind words.  It was great to actually meet in person.  After many online conversations, it's like we have know each other for a long time :)  Maybe we need to set up a AR meet up some time soon. Would be fun to get others together we know online.

Steven - No, He wasn't standing on my foot this time :)  Believe it or not I was extremely tired as it has been a long week and them a long day at the Exit Midsouth Awards and training.

Mar 21, 2010 03:03 PM