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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Pictures of the book launch for THE DAY I MET THE NUTS at ArtInsights Gallery


And so it began...


You walked into a scavenger hunt at the amazing ArtInsights Gallery, which led to me. (Wait. Who's that handsome kid in the blue vest or that charming man sitting down in the background with that cheeky grin? Oh that's right, they both belong to me.)



There's my other handsome, slightly mischievous, little man in the gray sweatshirt, helping friends with the scavenger hunt.



Getting my signing down at the book launch took full concentration ;).


Again, it required full concentration...and a most serious look.













Look at these two sweetie pies patiently waiting! Thankfully, the boys in the background were not starting a wrestling match, or were they?



I met new friends...

...and old friends (okay, Amy...you know I don't mean "old" but dear. If the camera had been facing her way, you would see how very young and beautiful she really is to all!). By the way, what were we talking about?



And I couldn't have done it without my husband or my beautiful mother. Since I'm not rich and famous, they get to be my handlers. And a BIG thank you to my Dad who kept a good eye on my boys (they were constantly on the move. So pictures of them here are few and rare.)



But the biggest thanks goes to my family, friends, and book lovers who came out in support. Thank you for your patience when the line got long...

...or when the author took a break.

Love to all,

~Mary

3 comments:

MaureenHume said...

Wow! It looks like you had a fabulous day. What an absolute buzz it must have been for you. All the ingredients for a happy life...books, children, mother, father, husband and good friends.
Maureen. www.thepizzagang.com

TerryLynnJohnson said...

Thanks for sharing this! Love the picts and looks like a lot of fun. Congrats!

Mary Rand Hess said...

Thank you, Maureen and Terry Lynn. It was a blast!