I got by with a little help from my friends, I was high on a little help from my friends…

18 Apr

Kathleen (Katsoup) drove from Georgia to attend the booksigning- I was honored and proud to have her there….she is beautiful and her eyes sparkle and shine with warmth and friendship – Thank you KatSoup! It was so good to meet a blogger friend – we’ve known each other on blogger for about four? five years, is it? really? could it be? She was my mysterious stranger I predicted would come!

Mikell and I and friends in background; Mikell left a family vacation to come to the signing – WOW! That humbles and overwhelms me with gratitude.

My book signing event couldn’t have gone better. Yup, just as you all tried to tell me, “Don’t worry – what if it turns out better than you even imagined?” And that is exactly what happened. It was better and more well-attended than I could ever imagine. The night is one big happy excited wonderful blur. I took a photo of my hand after the signing – it was covered in ink! *laughing*
I posted some pictures on my facebook page….if you want to go look, go there (I think you can look at them? If not, let me know if you try and can’t). I’m posting a few here so you can see. Plus I’m posting the two photos I received from y’all reading Tender Graces — Sharla from “a little salty” and Marcy “Cooking Rut” whoohoooo!…thank y’all! You both look Wonderful!
I will tell more about the book signing – but the photos say so much. Look at that cake by Christy Bishop (Chef/owner of Sugar Buzz)–omg! And GMR made party food -yummmm.

cake -!!! Margaret Osondu and me

Jennifer!GMR preparing goodies
Sharla(top) and Marcy(bottom) — thank yawwwwwwllllll!

More later……..

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10 Responses to “I got by with a little help from my friends, I was high on a little help from my friends…”

  1. Sandra Leigh April 18, 2009 at 11:05 am #

    Hee! Good Man Roger has a face now. How were his gourmet delights?You look so incredibly happy, Kathryn. Congratulations. Now get to work, because we're all going to be waiting for the next Virginia Kate story.;>)

  2. Small Footprints April 18, 2009 at 11:05 am #

    Oh … I’m so glad it was a success! Of course …knew it would be … how could it not? :)So … when does Asheville and Malaprops get graced with your appearance? Be sure to let me know, OK?Small Footprintshttp://reducefootprints.blogspot.com

  3. TheWritersPorch April 18, 2009 at 11:16 am #

    YOU GO GIRL !!!Looks like a great time ws had by all and especially YOU !!!! Carol

  4. Jessica April 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm #

    Kathryn, You’re so pretty! Your profile pic makes you look impish and mischievous, but in these pics you look so gorgeous! I’m glad you had a wonderful time. :-)

  5. Janna Qualman April 18, 2009 at 1:26 pm #

    Congrats, Kat! A well-deserved turn-out, no doubt.

  6. Glynis April 18, 2009 at 1:39 pm #

    Wonderful news, glad you had fun.

  7. Debbie April 18, 2009 at 1:41 pm #

    I so wish I could have been there. Jealousy will be my downfall yet! I’m going to see if I can find your facebook now!

  8. Literary Nut April 18, 2009 at 6:16 pm #

    Aww, I’m so happy that your book signing went so well! Congrats!! Wish I could have been there myself and can hardly wait for my copy of the book to hurry and get here!!

  9. Missy April 18, 2009 at 6:23 pm #

    Kathryn: I received my book today and can’t wait to read it! Thanks so much! It looks like you had a great time at your book signing…wish I could have been there. Hopefully I can get to the mountains at some point and we can meet!

  10. Angie Ledbetter April 18, 2009 at 10:21 pm #

    Now THAT’S a signing!!!

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