Let Us Meet Gemini

So I’ve done a few posts introducing you to some IRL friends of mine, although I don’t think most of them have even read it 🙁 Oh well, I know I had yet to write about this chick and I decided it was about time.

You’ll know her best on here as Gemini but she’s also posted as Penny and Vtek I think. Well, she’s a gemini and we all know they are a complicated bunch of people :twitchy: The most important part to start with though is the fact she’s my SIL (or SILT = Sister-Robin and Geminiin-law-in-training) or basically the dude who introduced me to Erik :love:

I met Gemini at a job that neither of us are still with. I think she’d agree that we clicked immediately and started hanging out a lot. In fact after about a month of working there she gave me a birthday gift, which was a bag of lots of goodies (a book, stickers, etc.).

A while later I was laid off from that job and sometime after that she was as well, but we continued to be friends. For a good amount of time we lived a good 40 minutes away from each other but I still visited her a lot. She even dropped everything to drive with me all the way to Tulsa only to have me move back home a month later :blush:

Gemini is a tough girl (although she claims she’s not as tough as she seems) but she used to be in the military. I tell you, I wouldn’t want to get on her bad side when she’s got a pair of nylons on her. She’s a very hard worker and deserves everything she’s worked so hard for.

She’s married to Erik’s brother and I guess you can say I lucked out in the SIL department. We didn’t plan it but in a way I now have the sister I never had. We annoy each other, steal each others clothes and have a lot of inside jokes (psst…the force is with you :wink:).

So now you know Gemini, I could tell you more but then she might hurt me :what:

  1. Gary

    December 7, 2006 at 11:18 am

    I loved this post.

    By the way, you did something I have always advised women to do, and that is to meet their boyfriends through a friend or trusted acquaintance. Women could save themselves a lot of misery if they followed that advice.

    I hope you are having a nice week

  2. Robin

    December 7, 2006 at 11:22 am

    I strongly believe that too, I rarely met guys otherwise and when I did it never worked out well. Ever. Gemini also met her hubby (Erik’s brother) through friends…about 10 years ago.

  3. Star

    December 7, 2006 at 11:31 am

    Ok, so which is Gemini in the picture? Which is you.
    Great post. I agree with meeting gentlemen through freinds. I did the online thing too much and that was just some goofy people. I met my husband through a coworker and she’s now married to his best friend and all four of us have been close ever since.

  4. Robin

    December 7, 2006 at 11:32 am

    Gemini is in the wedding dress:D

    Good for you :thumbsup:

  5. Heather B

    December 7, 2006 at 12:29 pm

    what about women meeting their “girlfriends” through friends….lol

  6. Robin

    December 7, 2006 at 12:32 pm

    Heather -Well I think it’s good to meet people (of all kinds) through friends as much as possible. If they are friends with a friend at least you know your friend thought they were worthwhile to have as a friend and you can get dirt. I’ve always wanted to get a good job through a friend’s recommendation but it has yet to happen.

  7. Barb

    December 7, 2006 at 7:51 pm

    This is a sweet post–I’m sure she’ll appreciate it. 🙂

  8. Robin

    December 7, 2006 at 7:53 pm

    Once she reads it I’m sure she’ll enjoy it…she’s a busy busy girl. Going for another promotion so it’s crazy in her world.

  9. Krayzee Chickadee

    December 7, 2006 at 10:58 pm

    Hey, coool….. I did not realize that she was married to Erik’s brother! …. wait…. was she married yet when you guys came through here? Sheesh, I’m getting so o-l-d I can’t remember crap. lol
    Hey there GEMINI! :rock: Y’all come back & see us now, y’hear? 😉

  10. Gemini

    December 8, 2006 at 7:59 am

    :hug:

    LOL thanks for the Post! :blush:

    lol I agree though the best way to Meet someone is through your friends… I met my hubby when I got out of the USMC through my oldest friend. and almost 10 years later… we are married and have a house..

    to my friend I say :ohgreatone: he totally incorraged it!

    I couldn’t not do that for 2 people that I cared about… (yeah Erik and Robin!)

    KC – We didnt get engaged until after I got back from Tulsa… (And I hope that we get to see you all very soon!)

  11. Robin

    December 8, 2006 at 8:46 am

    KC – Yeah, pretty cool huh?

    Gemini – Glad you caught this :cheesy: I guess we all know the next time we’ll all get together 👿

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