Monday, May 23, 2011

Photographic Evidence

Not sure how I ended up with two weeks between posts (unless I think back over the crazy busy that has been the last two weeks, and then I go, "Oh, yeah.").

When I wrote about the Whitney gala last time, I didn't have any pictures yet. Here are a few. I'd planned to post pictures when I had more, since flashes were all over the place, and I know there are more out there I don't have access to right now, but it's been long enough, so here's what I have.

First, the award itself. It's lying flat here, but it stands up and opens and closes like a real book:

Isn't it purdy?

Below: Before the gala, with critique group member (and 2-time Whitney winner) Heather Moore along with novelist and Deseret Book editor Lisa Mangum. We thought the red theme would be fun for a picture.

Tristi Pinkston and Danyelle Ferguson presented the award to me. Here I am, right after I got onto the stage, with Tristi, hugger extraordinaire:

The pics above and below were taken by dear friend Kimberly. I won't post the one where I'm totally blubbering, but you can tell here that I was emotional.

(No worries; these were happy tears.)

After the gala, with the amazing THREE-time Whitney winner, Stephanie Black. You can just make out the gold box that has the award inside:

I'll be back to my regular posting schedule soon, including Word Nerd Wednesday and other fun stuff.



DeNae said...

Congratulations! I know this meant so much to you.

Heffalump said...

Congrats again!
I'm glad to see you blogging again!

Sue said...

GREAT news!


LisAway said...

Oh, THERE you are!! Happy pictures of a happy time you'll remember forever. Just lovely.

Aunt Alice said...

Congratulations!! Thanks for sharing the pictures.

Mindy said...

Congrats again! It was such a great night.

Heather B. Moore said...


Sherri said...

Very purdy indeed! ((hugs))

Lisa Loo said...

It's so shiny! I would think it would be hard to focus with that hanging around. Congrats again!

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