Wednesday, May 20, 2009

mom's first signing

My mother recently attended the North American Taiwanese Women's Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia. At the conference, she saw that The Ugly Vegetables was for sale.

"That's my daughter's book," she said, nudging her companion.
"That's HER DAUGHTER'S BOOK!!" her companion said to the seller.
"You're the mother?" the seller said.
"Yes," my mom said and opened the book to the back flap, where there is a photo of the two of us, "See?"
"You ARE the mother!" the bookseller said, "You have to sign the book!"

Soon everyone was clamoring for a signature and, just like that, my mom had an impromptu book signing. She said it was very exciting.

I wonder if I could get her to do my school visits, too?


Vijaya said...

That's something my mom would do if she were alive, Grace.

It was a pleasure to meet you this weekend in Redmond. I learned a lot and enjoyed myself thoroughly. Thank you!

I hope you don't mind, but I posted a picture of us together on my blog.

Meghan McCarthy said...

Oh man, I wish I could get my mom to do my signings! And my school talks... In fact, I have one today I'm so tired. I slept through my alarm for hours!