Not too many people wandered over to the reading tent on Saturday---which reinforces my first rule of public speaking: bring your own posse---but on Sunday I had a nice little smattering of listeners and better yet, got to meet some great people from a local writer's group I've wanted to get more involved with AND one of them even writes for a local paper and wants to do an interview. :) This is why I rarely turn down opportunities presented to me---you just never know what else might come of it.
And on Friday I had another nice little treat---I took the Metra train into the big city to meet up with fellow blogger, Michael DiGesu. Michael is every bit as wonderful in real life as he is on his blog and I can't believe we let 16 months get in between the last time we got together. We met at Lincoln Park Zoo, and here's our posey picture:
But here's what we really do when we're together:
And here's a picture because...just because I think it's a cool shot of Chicago:
I hope your week is off to a great start. And Monday means a new bout at WRiTE Club, a chance to cast your vote for the piece of writing that knocks you out.