Summer Reading Travels – Jackson-George Libraries, Mississippi – Moss Point & Pascagoula; Thursday, July 9, 2009

Friends: What a tour I have had in the Jackson-George libraries in Mississippi! The library staff was wonderful and the audiences were an absolute delight. Eliana and I started our day in Moss Point, Mississippi, a sleepy little town just a few miles from Pascagoula. The audience was so receptive and fun-loving! We had a […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Jackson-George Libraries – St. Martin & Gautier, MS – Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Friends: Today, Eliana and I were in St. Martin and Gautier, Mississippi. Our first show at St. Martin was for a very large crowd of about 125 people. I even had fans from yesterday’s shows come again because they loved it so much. So I told a short little string story just for them. The […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Jackson-George Libraries – Ocean Springs & Vancleave, Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Friends: It was another fabulous day in Mississippi! Eliana and I had our first show in the lovely town of Ocean Springs. The staff was so nice – thank you Allison, for your hospitality and thank you, Elliott, for your muscle! The kids and I had so much fun! Our next show was in Vancleave. […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Jackson-George Regional Libraries (Lucedale & East Central), Monday, July 6, 2009

Friends: Today, Eliana and I began our tour in the Jackson-George Regional Libraries in Mississippi. We met Mary Ann Louviere, our gracious hostess and the children’s services coordinator for the region at a park and ride off I-10 and followed her to our first library in Lucedale. The audience was so much fun! We had […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Morgan City Public Library, Thursday, July 2, 2009

Friends: On Thursday, I performed at the Morgan City Public Library. My show wasn’t until 2pm and there was so much to take care of beforehand. Because of the previous day’s breakdown, I had to get my car towed to my auto repair place in Harvey (about 90 miles away). Here are the girls in […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Vernon Parish, Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Friends: It has been quite the day. My Internet connection is almost non-existent but I will try to upload as many pictures as I am able. Today, we performed at Vernon Parish Library in Leesville, Louisiana. My first show was at 9:15am and the second show was at 10:15am. The audience was fantastic. I had […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Webster Parish Libraries, Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Friends: This week my niece, Ashlynn, is traveling with Eliana and me. Our first show was at the main library in Minden, Louisiana. When we arrived, we were given the royal treatment. Three muscled men carried in all my equipment. Sweet! Here is Ashlynn and Eliana with Mr. Richard, one of the men who helped […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Iberville Parish Library, Louisiana; June 24-25, 2009

Friends: I just finished a wonderful summer reading tour in Iberville Parish, one of my favorite library systems in Louisiana. I just adore the librarians there! My first performance was on June 24, 2009 in the morning, at the main branch in Plaquemine. They had such a gorgeous backdrop, based on the summer reading art, […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Hancock County, Mississippi, June 18, 2009

Friends: On Thursday, June 18, 2009, Eliana and I headed to Mississippi. We had a summer reading show at the Kiln Branch Library in Hancock County. As soon as we arrived, the library staff was ready for us, helping us unload and set up. They were soooo sweet! Thank you to Sandra, Bob, Joel, Victoria, […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Vermilion Parish Library, June 15-16, 2009

Friends: Eliana celebrated her 9th birthday in Vermilion Parish. We arrived on June 14, 2009. The Vermilion Parish Library put us up at a gorgeous cottage in the heart of historic Abbeville called “Apt. A.” It was definitely one of the nicest places we have stayed at in Louisiana, which is why I am raving […] Read More

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