Yesterday’s event at Barrel Oak Winery was perfect. It was sunny and warm, the chardonnay was flowing, and the whole place was filled with people and dogs! I usually get carried away when I’m having so much fun and forget to take pictures, but yesterday I actually remembered. It might have been nice if they’d come out good, but hey, I’m a writer, not a photographer! And besides, I still think you’ll enjoy them…

Barbara and sweet Jake who’s up for adoption. (Any takers?)

I’m serious about Jake, above. If you have any interest in adopting him (he’s adorable), drop me a note on Facebook or at, and I’ll connect you with Barbara.

Thank you to everyone who came out, to my friend Jilann at Second Chapter Books for coming with me (again!) to handle the sales, and to my buddy Brian Roeder at BOW for hosting me!