... catching up with an old friend and meeting an online friend for the first time.
yours truly with Leigh and Stacie of Whimsical Fic-ery at the Decatur Book Festival
... getting to meet an author you adore and having the opportunity to tell her that she's the reason some of your students became readers.
crushing on Margaret Peterson Haddix
... spending time with your in-laws, who you've come to love as your own family,
and snuggling with your nieces and nephew.
(not pictured because I was too busy enjoying their company to take photos)