Today I had the pleasure of meeting Giada de Laurentiis at one of her book signing sessions. I have to admit to being starstruck–the whole thing is kind of a blur now. Giada has like twenty million teeth that are dazzlingly white, and perfect skin. She actually looks better in person! I mumbled something about loving her show, then asked her to sign a cookbook for my friend T. Which, of course, she did. The next thing I knew, we were out the door. They really move things along. I hope I meet her again so I can carry on an actual conversation.
This took place at a very nice store, Sur la Table, although they had a guy who was REALLY serious about people not taking pictures in line and not using flash. One guy who did the latter was pounced on by three guys and led outside. We had to stand to the side with a bunch of other people and I had to shoot really fast. They wouldn’t allow pics while standing in line, so I’m really glad I went into the store while my sweet husband saved my place. How many husbands would even accompany their wives to this? I’m lucky, I know.