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Wednesday, July 15, 2009


Stan with our give away winner Claire.

"Stan-palooza" was a rousing success! Books were signed. Friends were made. Stories were told. Goodies were eaten (nobody gagged, had to be hospitalized from food poisoning or retched - so I'm off the hook!) Temperatures rose to 102. Sticky hugs were given. And most importantly, fun was had by all.

Stan was as delightful as I expected him to be - more so, even! Jean was and is the best-est for offering up her magnificent store, Uptown Modern, as our location! Thank you Stan for coming to Austin and being your amazing self! Thanks, also, to those of you who attended the event last night - you rock! So, no more rambling, and on with the "paparazzi" moments of the evening. I'll probably have to post photos all week long, so, stay tuned!

Stan with Lyndsey, Olivia, Noah and Laura

Stan is "holding court" here and highlighting sections of his book for guests.

Jean, Cody and Katherine

The Hubbs, Scott and Stan

Stan and my dear friend, Andrea, trading notes about the publishing world.

Stan and his dear friend, Debi

Stan signing a book for an adoring fan - that would be me!

All photos courtesy Olivia Stephenson


Sonya --Dime Store Thrift said...

I am so flipping jealous I can hardly type! Everybody looks so happy! What a blast!!
(sorry everytime I write to you I can't stop using exclamation points)

Unknown said...

Hey Sonya, I'm a fan of the exclamation point, as well! I wish you could have been with us, too - we had a blast! - now I'm just rubbing it in, huh?!

ruth said...

No surprise that this event was incredible: The Find + The Vintage Laundress = Finess!

Wish I could have been there.


Unknown said...

What a lovely thing to say Ruth! I wish you could have been here, too!