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Aric and Vicki


Thursday, Oct 26, 2006 from Helena, Montana

Aric and Vicki are friends of a friend of a relative of a friend of a… well I have no idea. They are some kind of connection from back home and I just heard from them a couple of weeks ago. I met up with Aric today for a tour of the Montana Capitol and a driving tour of the city. Aric works for the State of Montana doing insurance type work managing the 4,000-some buildings owned by the state, making sure they are in good working condition. This includes Elk Horn State Park where Andrew and I had just visited. And I’m a terrible photographer, not having my camera when I should. He has a collection of about 400 police Hotwheels cars, and hundreds of others. I was impressed, as collecting Hotwheels was something I loved to do as a kid. It was the first collection I’ve seen on the trip and it was impressive. But where was my camera?

Anyways, we met up with his wife Vicki and their 7-month old son Caleb for dinner. Vicki grew up in the UP, which somehow tracks down to the connection. This is the first couple I’ve known to meet on eHarmony.com and I have to say it’s pretty cool. It’s interesting to observe as society move on there are more and more couples meeting online. There is a lot of skepticism from some people about online dating, but I have to say it’s as genuine as finding love anywhere else. It’s something new coming into society and I think it’s only going to become more common.

Aside from everything else, one day I’m going to have a cool collection that’s the talk of the neighborhood, maybe Rubik’s cubes.

Blog Date Posted: Oct 26, 2006 | 288 words | comments 0 Comments