Serendipity Sundays ~ Meeting Up with Special Friends

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899

It was so fun to catch up visiting with my brother and sister in law, Frankie and Nannette Saturday morning for breakfast at La Madeline's Bakery at the Arboretum.

It was a delightful morning sitting on the patio and we were so glad La Madeline Bakery was open! Face masks going in and ordering and removing them at the table. Practicing social distancing of course. It was so nice to dine out again! We could have eaten inside but with the weather so pleasant we chose the patio dining. We visited for 3 hours and I could have stayed all day catching up! Frankie is Geno's brother and these two were our traveling buddies. We are thrilled for all the years we traveled and explored the world together because that wouldn't be on our agenda now.

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Lottie Kendall
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What a delightful morning for the 3 of you, Dorie. Reliving good times and good friends and family is the best.

 

May 31, 2020 06:47 PM #1
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
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Hi Lottie Kendall ,

You are so right!

May 31, 2020 06:53 PM #2
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Kathy Streib
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Hi Dorie= what a special breakfast and La Madeleine is one of my favorite places. I'm glad that you got to catch up. You all had beautiful shared memories that will be with you forever. 

May 31, 2020 07:05 PM #3
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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I am so glad you had a great meet up...

Happy Sunday to you Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR 

May 31, 2020 11:04 PM #4
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James Dray
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Morning Dorie.

A three hour breakfast.  Now, that is what I call a delightful morning

Jun 01, 2020 01:33 AM #5
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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Good morning, Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR there's not much better  than having a reunion with special friends and family....

Jun 01, 2020 05:29 AM #6
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
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I love seeing the smiling faces and I am definitely happy to see that you enjoyed yourself so much!

Jun 01, 2020 05:34 AM #7
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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So nice, Dorie, to have that chance to enjoy a breakfast together and to catch up... I'm sure Frankie is missing Geno a great deal, as well.

Jun 01, 2020 05:36 AM #8
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
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Yes Dorie, it must be so nice to dine out again. Smiles on your faces shows how good this breakfast was!

Jun 01, 2020 06:36 AM #9
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Roy Kelley
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Dolores and I are still staying at home in the social distancing mode. 

My sister and my brother in law have been delivering groceries to our front door.

Jun 01, 2020 08:41 AM #10
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Good for you Dorie,  Yesterday was our anniversary and with restaurants just opening on Wednesday this past week, we were out for dinner with our best friends,  been 2 and 1/2 months since we seen them.

 

Jun 01, 2020 08:51 AM #11
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Carol Williams
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Hi Dorie,
Those simple pleasures will be greatly appreciated going forward, won't they? Glad you had a wonderful time.

Jun 01, 2020 11:50 AM #12
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Hi Dorie what a lovely way to spend a Sunday!  I love that restaurant and miss the one we had here! So happy the three of you had a chance to remember all the good times the four of you had traveling together.

Jun 01, 2020 03:29 PM #13
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George Souto
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Dorie sounds like a special time.  Good thing they let you take the mask off, it would have been challenging to eat with it on ...... LOL

Jun 01, 2020 03:47 PM #14
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Hi Dorie:

What a wonderful, and memorable, way to spend a Saturday morning.

We have a wonderful French bakery in Oceanside called Petite Madeline!

Jeff

Jun 01, 2020 04:49 PM #15
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
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I'm glad you had an opportunity to meetup with special people, Dorie.  It's what life is all about!

Jun 01, 2020 05:00 PM #16
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Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR - What a special day! I'm sure you really needed their company and they needed yours too. I hope you are all able to get together again soon. There is nothing more nurturing to the soul than family and friends. 

Jun 01, 2020 05:25 PM #17
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Grant Schneider
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Hi Dorie - we still have not eaten out yet.  It will be a treat when it does happen.

Jun 01, 2020 06:17 PM #18
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glad you got to see them and enjoy a visit.  I've missed so many friends during this pandemic and don't know when I'll see them again.  Some are NOT going out period and I'm certainly not visiting them at home.

Jul 07, 2020 08:16 PM #21
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