Perfect Moment Monday: Meeting my perfect moment doppelganger

by Lori Lavender Luz on March 8, 2010

in Perfect Moment

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Perfect Moment Monday is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one. Perfect moments can be momentous or ordinary or somewhere in between.

Once a week we engage in mindfulness about something that is right with our world. Everyone is welcome to join. Details on how to participate are at the bottom of this post, complete with bloggy bling.


Please visit the links of the participants at the bottom.

Here’s a perfect moment from my week. I hope you’ll share yours, too.

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Back when I started observing Perfect Moments (2 years ago this week), I became aware of the Perfect Moment Project, which was doing something similar. Authored by Robin and Sue, the PMP was “an ongoing project to gather and share stories, photos and other memories of those times when the world seems at peace.

Robin and I became friends on Twitter and Facebook and checked in with each other regularly. Online.

But this past Monday, Robin was in town to visit her mom, so I got to MEET her. And her delightful mom.

You’d never know from her demeanor that Robin is a Big Shot in the field of journalism. She’s recently taken a position as Web Managing Editor for BusinessJournalism.org. She’s on faculty at Arizona State University, and has also served at Columbia University. She is one of the success stories in dragging traditional media into the emerging realm of new media.

And she glows with an inner light. She is a woman at peace with herself, and fully able shine that peace on others.

In other words, I am sure she deposits perfect moments into people’s accounts all over the place.

Here is photo evidence of me with Robin’s mom, Joyce. And with Robin herself. It was a perfect lunch in all ways (note the salt-caramel & chocolate ice cream in the cup).

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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

Kristin April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

How wonderful that y’all got to meet and that it went so fabulously.

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Jamie April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

A first time meeting with an on-line friend combined with salt caramel and chocolate?!?! Perfect moments were MEANT for days like that!

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Suzy April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

That is pretty perfect! How wonderful to meet in person!

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..Soo.See.. April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

Awe so neat!! Thanks for sharing! :)

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PerfectMomentProject April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

Yes! That was a perfect moment for me too.
Loved meeting you in person, Lori. Didn’t it feel like we have known each other for a long time?
Thanks for the great post! I’ll share with my mom.

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Melissa April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

How awesome is that?? Perfectly perfect!!

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PFM April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

What a great opportunity. She sounds wonderful.

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Kami April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

What can go wrong when there is ice cream?

Not having a great relationship with my mother, I love hearing about and meeting mother / adult daughter pairs that get along so well.

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Sunny April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

I can only imagine how awesome you two ladies were, having lunch together!

And salivating over that ice cream has made my blood sugar shoot through the roof. Stupid gestational diabetes… I feel a perfect moment coming on, when I can finally have DESSERT again! (Oh yeah, and the birth of the twins. Naturally, that too.)

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Fishsticks and Fireflies April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

I truly think there is nothing better in the universe than when ‘real’ life and the blogging world collide. Yeah for a great day!

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mamabirdsblog April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

Love hearing how it all started! And, she must be great, she teaches at my Alma Mater!

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Sheri April 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

I can’t wait to meet some of my bloggy friends face-to-face.

Meeting Robin and her mom sounds perfect!

As always…thanks for sharing your Perfect Moment!

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