Posts Tagged "‘Cuse"

Oh ‘cuse…you outdid yourself!

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

Holy CRAP.  My bloggy absence has been partially due to vacation, but it also took a few days to recover from the EARTHQUAKE OF AWESOME that was This Must Be the Place‘s big fat hairy Syracuse debut.  Thanks so much to the Dewitt Barnes & Noble and Marie Kulikowsky for hosting; to my parents and family for the favors, the flowers, the food, and for working the crowd with such finesse; and to YOU, for coming.  Your overwhelming show of support (my mother is still tallying a reconstructed headcount and is up to 210 people—210, PEOPLE!), your excitement and energy and joy was absolutely…I’m at a loss for words.  It was astounding, and I thank you (and my family thanks you) from the bottom of my heart.  Heck, all the way from the bottom of my feet. Representing from Syracuse, Lyncourt, LaFayette, Tully, Rochester, Liverpool, the Lehigh Valley, Eastwood, Norwich, Pavilion, and MORE: HERE YOU ARE, IN ALL YOUR...

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Posted on Jul 22, 2010

MY FELLOW SYRACUSANS! TONIGHT, at the Dewitt Barnes & Noble on Erie Boulevard, starting at 7 pm, I will be reading, answering questions, and signing copies of This Must Be the Place in my beloved hometown. There will be treats and surprises, and, oh yeah, IT’S GOING TO BE (as Billy Fuccillo would say) HUUUUUUUUUGE. Hope to see you there! Also! A great big shout of thanks to Tanja Babich and Chris Brandolino for hosting me on WSYR’s Bridge Street yesterday morning. I had a fantastic time talking about the book and my roots here in the ‘cuse! Behold, my big media debut. (I would also like to thank the CNY level of humidity for the good hair...

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