We MET EACH OTHER. For the first time. In "real" life. See?
The best part was...it was a total surprise for Savanna. My mom and dad had previously contacted her parents, and then (due to recent events leaving me in emotional turmoil) they let me in on the secret as a pick-me-up. On Friday, February 17th, at about 6:45pm, I met my best friend in real life. Savanna's reaction was priceless. A mixture of total shock, excitement, joy and more shock. I'll never forget the first thing she said to me in person. "SHUT. UP. NO. WAY." We had dinner together that night at Chili's near where my hotel was, and during that time all poor, confused Savanna said was "OMG. OH MY GOSH. OMG. OH MY GOSHHHH!!!! HOW DID YOU DO THIS?!? HOW?? HOW???? HOWWWW???" over and over and over...
After dinner, we couldn't bear to part with one another, so after ten billion hugs that evening, we parted momentarily to go to Lowe's. There happened to be a Lowe's right next door to my hotel, so it was an easy trip over. While my parents chatted with Savanna's parents, my sister Glory and Savanna's brother Chase, and Savanna and I, wandered Lowe's by ourselves. It was fantastic. So. Much. Fun. No one was actually in the store that late, so we had the place to ourselves. We talked, hugged, giggled, and played Star Wars!!! Chase showed us different plumbing tools used to create lightsabers and stuff. It was awesome.
After spending Saturday with my parents at a HUGE antique show, Glory and I were looking forward to Sunday with all our hearts. When I woke up bright and early (which, if you know me, is something I rarely EVER do), Savanna's good morning tweet to me was: "*whispers* Are you awake?? I'm seeing you in a few hours!! -squee-" We were both bouncing off of Twitter's cyberwalls, and around noon on Sunday I arrived at Savanna's house.
The rest of the day included Star Wars, zip-lineing, lunch, see-sawing, photoshoots, light painting, dinner, trivia, squee-ing, jumping, giggling, talking, more talking, even more talking, and not leaving. Until we had to leave, in which case I spent a long time sobbing in joy and sadness of leaving.
See-sawing. I hadn't done that since I was a little kid.
Glory ready to chop Chase's head off...her little face looks so evil!!
Yours truly!! I love this shot!
EPIC HIGH FIVE!!!
Our photoshoot was beyond awesome, as you can tell. Savanna and I had the best day of our lives, and it was just beyond epic. That is our little surprise for you all...the creators of Fangirls on Felucia finally got to meet in person, and spend the day together. What do you think of our pictures? I'm also loading two videos to YouTube when I have good internet connection and I'll work on putting up a fanfic I wrote Savanna in honor of our visit together. Enjoy this post, and let us know your thoughts!