My buddy Mitzi got to see Sherman Alexie. I am dying a little of jealousy.
For those of you who don’t know me, I am an misanthropic recluse at heart. It takes a lot to pry me from my happy nest. However, this weekend the Capitol hosted the Texas Book Festival. I spent the Saturday portion of the festival holed up at my house watching episode after episode of Arrow and drinking fruit punch Kool Aid. I thought about traffic snarls and hordes of people so I held my ground. By Sunday my desire to see Sherman Alexie overrode my desire to stay home.
I started my Festival Sunday with a session in the House Chamber (sitting at the same desks the politicians do) to listen to author Sherman Alexie speak. **Please allow me a brief moment to squee like the fan girl I am. SQUEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!** I discovered Alexie’s work during grad school and loved his collection of short stories The Lone Ranger and Tonto…
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