Ryan and Denise (the ones holding books) are waaaaaaaaaay nicer than me and Lou (the ones not holding books).
I consider myself to be a nice person. But then someone does something nice for me and I realize I have some room for improvement.
Last Friday at Changing Hands Bookstore as I was blabbing through my presentation to a healthy crowd, I heard the unmistakable sound of camera shutters clicking.
And it wasn’t the fake sound an iPhone makes. It was the sound of real cameras.
I scanned the crowd and saw our pals Ryan and Denise crouching in the aisles, snapping photos. These two generous people (and fabulous photographers — they shot our wedding a few years ago — look at their website and hire them immediately) surprised me by documenting the event.
I really couldn’t believe it. Talk about the nicest people in the world!
Here are just a few images they so expertly captured that night.
In case there’s any confusion about the location.
I made those!
My captive audience…these people are friends and family so they have to pay attention.
If I’m overly-cheery, maybe people will like me?
My hair appointment was the next day. Please don’t judge me.
This one’s my favorite. It makes me feel real good about myself.
Enormous thanks and lots of hugs to Ryan and Denise! Here’s their website link again.
I’m not kidding…hire them immediately. They are the BEST!
Eeep! I’m so excited! This makes me feel legit.
So if you missed my REI events, it’s totally cool man. I’m thrilled to spread the word that my next book signing event is at the one and only Changing Hands Bookstore!
Friday, March 14th
Changing Hands Bookstore
6428 South McClintock Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
I will be making a short presentation prior to signing copies of Take a Hike Phoenix. Additional books will be available for purchase at Changing Hands. No RSVP is necessary but click here if you’d like to add it to your Facebook events.
Hope to see you there!