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GOACAmeetup

And by “this,” I mean a New York City meetup. The topic came up this summer in the comments and gained sufficient momentum among enough of you for me to decide it would likely be pretty fun. I’m thinking late October—like the week of the 19th. Are you in?

Posted on September 15th, 2014 91 Comments

91 Responses

  1. Yolanda says:

    Marvelous! Yes! When and where?!

  2. holly says:

    I’m in.

  3. Angie says:

    Iim in.

  4. Jennifer says:

    Aw, hell yeah! 🙂

  5. Shelby says:

    Definitely!

  6. Rita says:

    Oh! Have a tentative NY October trip on the calendar – fingers crossed the dates will line up!

  7. Lisa says:

    Jealous in California:).

  8. Elise says:

    Jealous in Minneapolis!

  9. Ann says:

    Very interested!

  10. AT says:

    Practically a pilgrimage!
    In.

  11. Nicole says:

    Sounds Fun!

  12. Erin says:

    Aw man! I’ll be in Boston that week.

  13. edie says:

    Definitely in. Thanks!

  14. Cynthia says:

    yay!

  15. Maria says:

    You must promise to take pictures so your far away midwest fans can live vicariously!

  16. Tammy says:

    Jealous in the Midwest. Hope a Chicago trip is in the works. If not fall, maybe spring next year?

  17. Farha says:

    My NYC trip is November 4th-7th. Wish I could change my plans!

  18. claite says:

    Also jealous in CA. Perhaps we should do a support group meet-up to see us through our sadness about missing the meet-up.

  19. melissa ryan says:

    This Californian is seriously considering a trip to NY in October….

  20. Femme50 says:

    Heading to SoCal on the 24th, but earlier in the week works.

  21. Samantha says:

    I’m IN!

  22. Laura Jean says:

    Sighing in Memphis.

  23. kylie says:

    Sounds fun! Love your website.

  24. caroline says:

    Jealous in Virginia..
    Try to make it work if I can though…
    Would be great!

  25. Heather says:

    Awww I’m out of town that week – will join you in spirit! 🙂

  26. Jen says:

    Jealous in Philly.
    Have fun!!!

  27. Brittni says:

    Me! I want to go to there.

  28. Heather says:

    Aaah this is amazing! I never comment but I do read all the comments… is the event open to (friendly) lurkers? 🙂

  29. Tucson Diva says:

    Wow! This is a little scary — online dating now leading to the real thing. What would I wear?

    Autumn in New York is a classic. October 19ish may work for a trip back east.

    Wow.

  30. jacqueline says:

    Wish I could time a fall NYC visit with this, but no dice. Have fun!

  31. Dana says:

    I so wish I stilled lived on the East Coast! Sounds like much, much fun.

  32. Dianne says:

    Noooo! Can’t believe this is happening…and ya girl done leave New York!

  33. Caryn says:

    SO VERY IN.

  34. Dianne says:

    I live here, I work here, I’m in!
    ( unless my son has a ton of homework that requires my assistance)

  35. Marianne says:

    Way in!

  36. Monika says:

    THE MOST POSSIBLE AMOUNT OF IN.

  37. Carla says:

    But what to wear?!?

  38. Molly D says:

    Yes, please!

  39. Elle says:

    The pressure to dress just right! But yes – I’d love to join in!

  40. ritu says:

    I would love to, would be coming from NJ. Hoping for no conflicts with kid/work commitments!

  41. Julie says:

    I’m in.

  42. Cola says:

    This is the only thing that makes me sad that I am currently living in Rome.

  43. Mary says:

    If I can steal out from grad school, absolutely!

  44. joannawnyc says:

    Already planning my outfit 😉

  45. Jenn says:

    So very tempting! I’m a definite maybe.

  46. c.w. says:

    Would if it were sooner, but I head back to Texas Sept. 29th. Maybe in the Hamptons next Spring/Summer/Fall?

  47. Jan says:

    I’m in. For all those asking what to wear: Anything you bought via “Girls of a Certain Age”, of course!

  48. viajera says:

    Good for you-all!!! I hope there is an Elks Lodge or something with a big meeting room. With couches. It’s gonna get loud! And you can drink mimosas. (Having to drive everywhere here means no drinkees. Bummer.)

  49. Meg says:

    Jealous in Portland. I can’t wait to see the pictures, please post as many as possible. If I could go I’d have a tough time choosing what to wear: which pieces best represent my style. No pressure though, it’s not at all about measuring up to you other girls and I’d hope none of you would worry about that nonsense either. Have a lovely time, everyone!

    • viajera says:

      Ditto. Maybe each person should wear their favorite thing in the world. Or their most Not Me thing. That thing that they’ve never actually worn.

      Or, you could all do an animal print.

      I would be a little sad if everyone wears black, but I won’t judge. I do that too. Very bad habit. And now my niece has noticed. Sh*t!!!!

      It is a good thing I don’t live there or I’d try to talk you-all into a potluck. They are all participatory and whatnot.

  50. GT says:

    Kim: I’m in too — that is, if you’ll have ladies over 50 without making us feel like dinosaurs (which I know you would never do). This is a great blog and a great community of sharp, funny, witty, stylish gals, so getting together with all these folks sounds superb.

    Keep us posted on the details?
    GT

  51. SueM says:

    Goldarnit! I am in New York for the first time in years (!) from the 16th to the morning of the 20th. Wouldn’t you know it. Have a wonderful time, you know so many of us will be there in spirit. Xo

  52. gablesgirl says:

    Its possible! Need deets, please

  53. lizzie says:

    so very in

  54. C says:

    30-something avid reader (and one-time commenter, I think) now seriously considering taking the train up from Virginia.

  55. MB says:

    Bummer, will be on a business trip starting the 19th! If this is a success (and how could it not), I will definitely make it to the next one.

  56. Barbara says:

    So very in! And so very glad to be a local!

  57. Maggie says:

    Ooooohh! I was just in NYC! And staying near Lafayette St! But I would come again to meet you, Kim…I simply adore your blog and your whole vibe.

  58. Alexa says:

    Hell to the yes!
    Now, what should I wear…? (Panics)

  59. Mamavalveeta03 says:

    I’m in! Train ride, here I come. Can’t wait to hear more details!

  60. emmah says:

    I would love to come…hope it works out! Can’t wait to get the details.

  61. Kathleen says:

    Ooh, late to the commenting but living in NYC means I could make it (assuming 43 is a certain age – it is for me 😉

  62. Elisa says:

    Yes! Count me in!

  63. April says:

    I’m in!

  64. Fiona says:

    I’m in from the 22nd!

  65. April says:

    Is this happening? I’m really excited!

  66. joannawnyc says:

    You should post an update for those of us who have marked off this week in our calendars 😉