Ode to Eric and David (and Portia too!!)

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The mini meet up gang with David in San Francisco, May 08

I've been one of the lucky few who've actually met Eric, David, as well as their mom Portia!  What a great family and what an amazing job they have done with the site and for the travel community.  It's always wonderful to see your efforts pay off and I cannot thank them enough for their vision as the site has definitely enhanced my life in a number of ways!!!

Originally I met Eric at the first Los Angeles meet up in December 2007, and then again in February 2008 at Angel's OC meet up, the May Marina Del Rey main meet, and then invited him to dinner on my most recent trip to LA in October right before leaving for Belize! Eric is one of the most down to earth people and looking forward to future opportunities to hang out!!!

I got to meet David at the San Francisco meet up in January 2008, which is also where I met Portia and their Stepdad.

Mini TB meet up with Eric, Father's Office Oct 08
David was much quieter than Eric (sorry David!) but also very nice and down to earth!  Portia was wonderful and quite the true world traveler!  If you haven't checked out her page - she's got some amazing blogs and trips!

I had an opportunity to hang out with David again in May of this year in San Francisco with a couple other TBs.  Poor David, I am sure he thinks we are absolutely nuts!  Unfortunately, I did not get to see him before he ventured off to Texas this week but I am confident our paths will cross again soon! 

Thanks David and Eric for everything you've done and the great travel community you've built! :-)

portia says:
Thank you Erin! I am glad this year has been a great one for you to meet travbuddies and travel, it's a pretty wonderful year for me too, three overseas trips, meeting and traveling with Deats and Julia, and many others I mentioned in my blogs.
Posted on: Nov 25, 2008
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