I met the author Bruce Hale at dinner last night. He writes for the younger audience, and has a gorgeous wife whose photograph he proudly displayed. I have always said, and still do – There is nothing sexier than a man who is madly in love with his wife, and talks about it.
Another great presentation by Hallie Ephron today, this one on point-of-view. I have no idea what sort of writer she is, but if she writes as well as she teaches, I’m in. Yes, she is one of those Ephrons.
I have met some lovely people here, and exchanged cards, like you do. I had breakfast this morning with a lovely German couple who live here in Canada; there are so many nice people in the world, I love that.
I missed lunch, as it just wasn’t worth standing in the long line to get the food they had – great conference, not so great food; but the fruit was good. Tonight I was going downstairs to the Book Fair and do some shopping – you know me, but I came to my room and the Red Sox are playing and the big dress-up banquet is not until seven! I turned on the t.v. and ordered room service. You have to make choices in this life… I will go down for the banquet – I mean I must – I bought a new outfit, and I have my Paris shoes with me.
Looking out the window briefly today I did notice the rain has cleared a bit; not that it needs do so on my account! Jmb has called and she and her best accessory are coming to pick me up tomorrow for some sight seeing and dinner. I promise to take photographs, only for you people – I hate looking like a tourist. Wow the Red Sox are tearing up the field!
A grand slam in the first inning! Of course with the Sox, that just makes you nervous that they will blow the lead…
I’m tired, but in a good way. Now for baseball, then networking…