So coffee with Adrienne was amusing. She's full of energy, kind of like a sparrow, the nervous kind, constantly changing subjects and talking really fast. And besides her somewhat butch appearance, she's pretty girly: chatting me up about my hair, wanting to see it out of the ponytail holder, asking me how it looks in a braid, amazed that I don't know how to braid hair, trying to teach me, then just doing it herself (very well, too--it's comfy). all in the space of about thirty seconds.
I liked her immediately.
We made tentative dinner plans for when I get back from New England. Seems reasonable. New friendships are cool; it's clear this one will be much more the intellectual/observant kind, rather than the emotional/cuddly kind. Which is fine; we all need all kinds.