In Which I Survive Introducing Myself To A Stranger

You know what?  I went to the library all by myself today.  I haven't done that in years, it seems.  I had forgotten that a trip to the library can be relaxing and fun.  Especially when I owe only $5 in overdue fines...

Then this evening I went out to hear Anna speak (I know, again - I am becoming a stalker).  I actually worked up the nerve to introduce myself this time.  It was a small group and a great discussion.  My only disappointment was that my copy of Rare Bird didn't arrive in time (Yoo-hoo, Amazon - what's up with the (not) 2-day delivery?), so Anna couldn't autograph it.  Looks like I will have to keep stalking her, I guess.

Okay, usually I sit down and start typing and a topic sort of emerges, but tonight my Muse stays stubbornly silent.  So I leave you with this informative video on the perils of second puberty (aka middle age).  Enjoy!




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  1. I like the name "Second puberty" Between my two teens' and my hormones it is pure crazy around here!
    Stop by my blog this weekend. I'm giving away a free copy of New Beethoven Dog Movie. Just leave a comment! http://japolina.blogspot.com/2014/10/giveaway-free-blu-raydvd-of-beethovens.html

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  2. Bummer about the non-arrival of the book. I've noticed a definite slowing of Amazon's delivery and I'm getting frustrated because things are not arriving when I need them.

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    1. It kills me that I am annoyed that I didn't get something within 48 hours - when I was growing up, everything took 4-6 WEEKS, for heaven's sake.

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  3. The video is hilarious! And sadly, true. Good for you for introducing yourself! I need to get out of my comfort zone more.

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  4. I hope you get your book signed--she is amazing.

    Haven't even blogged about meeting you in DC. My life is insane.

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  5. I don't think I can read that book. It looks wonderful, but I can't.

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  6. I still need to buy my 2 copies. Yet again, you are reminding me without meaning to.
    I know a family who would really appreciate a copy someday but their own grief is still so raw and fresh... so I'm not in a huge hurry. However, if Anna makes it over to my part of the world, I'd better give Amazon extra time to get here first.

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  7. I'm still working up the courage to order Rare Bird. Good for you for introducing yourself. I've had a few Amazon Prime orders be pokey. That's just not right, I tell ya.

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