As an Empty Nester Transplant, I have explored much of our new city, including groups to meet new people. Recently, my ENT friend, Kim D., happened upon another group of newbies to STL. She and I met to meet these new people who are new to the area and it was quite successful.
Friends start with a “Hello!”
A group that began as two people, quickly grew to seven, as we introduced ourselves, shared our home history, current jobs, and entered into a lively conversation. Our flexibility was tested as we moved from one table of four inside the crowded bar area to an outside table of seven, displaced by the looming heavy-dropping rains, then back inside to a high-top table set up for our group. Kudos to Kim, Taylor, Lindsay, Kris, (another) Denise, Katie, and me, for being vulnerable and adventurous. Until our next get-together…
If you move from one city to another, ever, you’ll know how important it is to get out and meet new people. Just say, “Hello” and see what happens.
“People are faces until they are your friends.” Denise Schnitzer