Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Aloha to the New Jersey Romance Writers - Part 4 (and Finale)

BINGO!  I am a winner for meeting 25 authors at the New Jersey Romance Writers Brunch ... 

Michele Mannon, michelemannon.com,

I taught English in Fukuyama (Happy Mountain) Japan.


Tanya Michaels, tanyamichaels.net,

I spent my 10th wedding anniversary with Nathan Fillion.


Joy Nash, joynash.com,

I walked more than 1,745 kilometers playing Pokemon Go.


Diana Quincy, dianaquincy.com,

I'm a foreign service brat and have lived in or visited more than twenty countries.


Arell Rivers, arellrivers.com,

I hold a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


Joanna Shupe, joannashupe.com,

Once in the Blackhawks locker room, I saw a very wet Mario Lemieux wearing just a towel.


Damon Suede, damonsuede.com,

I read 1200 words a minute.


I am giving away RWA swag to four randomly selected commenters during the month of October. To enter the giveaway,

1. Nathan! Mario!  Have you met a celebrity, athlete, or other notable personality?  I met the cast of HAWAII FIVE O at my son's elementary school at this link.

2. Comments are open through Tuesday, October 31, 10 pm in Baltimore.

3. I'll announce the winner on Wednesday, November 1.


Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City


  1. I "met" Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip & Prince Charles years ago when they visited QLD. They did a walkabout meeting & greeting locals in the main street.

  2. I've met Kate Winslet and Frankie Vali from thee Four Seasons group.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  3. I have met some generals and some coaches and Elvis Preseley but I was too young to appreciate that. I also met Bozo. Does he count?

  4. closest was walking down a street in NYC Dudley Moore was walking toward us (with a beautiful & tall woman on each arm) - we said 'Hi!' and he smiled & said 'Hello!'

  5. I saw Jack Benny in an airport once lol but didn't meet him. I met a couple of baseball players from our Pittsburgh, Pirates - in fact had dinner with them but that was a long time ago.

  6. I met some Kansas City Chiefs players when I was a kid, but other than that I've never met anybody else famous.

  7. I've seen celebrities and athletes on the street, but never had a chance to meet any of them.

  8. Angelo Surmelis and I filmed a commercial for HGTV in my kitchen. Katie Brown came to my house to give decorating tips for Christmas--it was featured in Family Circle Magazine.