There was one thing I did at Rhinebeck that had absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with knitting or spinning.
First, a little background information.
I’m not ashamed to admit that I have watched soap operas my whole life. As a kid, teenager and young adult it was always Days of our Lives but when they did the storyline about Marlena being possessed by the devil, well, that was just a bit far fetched even for me. Then, ten years ago, my stepdaughter, Jessica, got me hooked on As the World Turns and I’ve been watching it ever since.
So, as a long time fan of the show, I was thrilled when Norma announced that her daughter’s boyfriend, Ryan Serhant, was a finalist on InTurn and I was happy to vote for him. I was overjoyed when he won the part on ATWT and I had a sort-of-personal-but-not-really-personal connection to the show.
And then on Saturday night, thanks to Norma and Sandy, I met Ryan.
I am happy to tell you that he’s a wonderful guy. Friendly and personable and polite, handsome (oh yes) and tall and cute-as-a-button. And Norma’s daughter, Abigail, is a sweetheart. We all chatted for a bit about stuff but the best part for me was talking about the show and Ryan’s experiences and who he has worked with and what his storyline will be like. It was just so exciting for me to meet someone who is now working with the people I watch every day, you know?
I’m usually pretty cool but I think I may have been just a teeny bit star struck.