If these were dollar bills, I'd be rich!
But who's to say I'm not? These are the autographed bookmarks that I give students during my school visits and it's with great fortune that I was able to give them to the wonderful students in Dublin, Ohio as well as lovely participants at the Dublin Literacy Conference where I got to me THE Mary Lee and Franki of the A Year of Reading Blog! I also got to hang out with lots of great authors, including my friend-that-I-know-because-I-read-her-blog-I-hope-that-doesn't-make-me-a-stalker Barbara O'Connor:
(Yes, I'm wearing the same dress I wore to the booksigning...it's new! I'm trying to get a lot of wear out of it.)
It was a great time, but over too soon. However, now I am in sunny and warm San Antonio for more visits and I am afraid I did not bring enough bookmarks...