Wednesday, November 18, 2009

I met Pioneer Woman and I have the grainy photos to prove it

I know I have clients out there waiting for their sneak peek, Angie you are next! But I wanted to tell you about how I got to meet Pioneer Woman along with about 400 other people last night and took some really grainy photos to prove it. It was dark in there folks.

I've been reading Pioneer Woman for about two years. Its one of the blogs that I always go back to. Ree is funny, real, a really good writer, and loves photography. She is also an amazing cook and just came out with a cook book. So when my bff Beth called to tell me that she was coming to St. Louis for a book signing I got pretty excited. Beth, her sister Robin and I went together to hear her talk a little and get our books signed. Here is Beth asking PW a question about what kind of cowboy boots she recommends. It was pretty cute...


and brave! When I talk in front of a lot of people my voice gets even higher than it already is so that only dogs can hear the words, and the words seem to come out of my nose instead of my mouth because I stop breathing. So...needless to say I let Beth do the talking.

There is Marlboro Man hanging out in the background. He signed my book too. He was super sweet just like you would think he is.


Then we waited in line for oh...3 hours to get our books signed. Oh well, good talking time. Here is our self portrait...

Man I need to get my eyebrows done.

And then finally it was our turn. She was so nice...


And then as I was leaving she asked if we could be best friends. Ok...thats a lie. But I could see it in her eyes. She did give us free t-shirts! Well, us and everyone else...but whatever. She loved us.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Fun, Erin! I wanted to go but was too tired. This happens frequently when you get old. Thanks for sharing your pictures. It must have been a super swamped event! Linda

Emily S. said...

Awesome! I was totally there, too!

From the looks of your seat, you saw all us folk that went up to ask a question. I'm proud to say she said, "Good question!" as she began answering mine. LOL! I think **I'm** her new BFF, sorry.

:)

(and DANG that line took forever!!)

cristy cross said...

Very cool girl!!

Jennifer said...

so jealous! i've been following her blog for a while now too, since you told me about her. looks like you guys had fun :)

Emily said...

I read her blog from time to time too and think she is so interesting and funny! Very fun that you got to meet her and become best friends! :)

Karen said...

I lucked out and was able to have my son go to the book signing for me. He is attending law school in St. Louis. I live in Indiana. I love her accounts on the ranch, her recipes and beautiful photos.

susie said...

WOW Erin, I am so jealous of you friendship w/Pioneer Woman. I would have loved to have gone. I found her blog several years ago while searching recipes. I had to read Jeff the part in your blog about your voice. We both loled (ha). One day I will be at your book signing and I will see in your eyes how you want to be my best friend. Marlie's red boot pics will be on your t-shirt. I know it will happen. Miss you guys, Susie