Tour Pics and Memories – July 2002

As has been tradition, the start of a tour usually begins with time spent with my daughter’s, Trina and Alyssa.

Here in Little Rock with Velma & Sam Boren

In Las Vegas w/ author Donna Davidson

In Topeka, KS w/ a marvelous fan —

and bookseller, Shelley


With a wonderful fan at THE LAST CHAPTER Bookstore in Kansas



With bookseller, Hazel Wilson


With Donna Vanderschaff, who so

kindly showed me around St. Louis

In Illinois with a terrific bookseller


In Springfield, IL — at the Barnes & Noble




Note that my nephew and his girlfriend sit behind me

With a new friend and bookseller in IL

Still in Illinois — far right in Champaign/Urbana & below, at a lecture at Barnes & Noble

 With long-time friends, Christy Milliman, (me), Marilyn Ruffner,
Diane Scott & the librarian, Barbara J. Swearinge

In Newton, IL, at the library. Shirley Jester, Marjorie Thompson, Annette Kirts,
Kathy Burgund & Floyd & Helen Griffy

Here with bookseller, Michelle Thorn; Editor, Lyssa Keusch; Author Julia Quinn; and me

Tricia Devereaux Running Crane (from the Blackfeet rez) who has become a part of our family

At a pow-wow; Tricia, Elaine and me

And so ends another tour.

And maybe it’s right that we should dance away the old year and welcome in the new with open arms, hoping and working as best we can for
tolerance, peace and better understanding throughout the world.

            Nitanistoo ‘pa

            (I said it, in Blackfeet.)