Hope everyone enjoyed the holidays! Me? I ate way too many cookies, sipped hot chocolate in a ski lodge, spent some quality time with my family (near and far), and now I’m back in Brooklyn, feeling utterly grateful for my life.
2011 is off to a great start, too! This morning, I appeared on NPR’s Weekend Edition, which was a blast. I got to talk about all the amazing grandfathers I interviewed for the book, and then Liane Hansen even bestowed upon me the great honor of reading off the prizes for Will Shortz’s Sunday Puzzle. Click here to listen to my segment (or to just read the transcript).
After my interview aired (and also, I have to admit, as I was clicking refresh on my book’s Amazon sales ranking), something really important happened. I got an email through Facebook from a woman named Kerstin Stock, who lives in Denver, Colorado. She wrote: