Monday, August 10, 2009

Marty's aunt

The day that the Worcester Telegram and Gazette ran an article about the Lunch Lady books, my phone rang and it was my old friend Marty. Without missing a beat he said, "You wrote a book about my aunt?!" WHA? Turns out, my old lunch lady is Marty's grandfather's sister-in-law. Who knew?! Now I've known Marty since I was 15 and I went to many a Sunday dinner at his grandparents' house. Imagine if I had ran into my old lunch lady all those years ago? I would have never been hit by the shock of her having grandkids when I ran into her in 2001 and I would have never written these Lunch Lady books.

Timing is everything!

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