This weekend we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Miss Elk City pageant...nooooo, I'm not a pageant girl, never have been, never will be. Not that 's there's anything wrong with that. But I am on the board as a member this year. They asked and I said yes. Little did I know HOW MUCH TIME it was going to take! sigh....
So Susan came back to Elk City to do a private fundraiser concert tonight and will host/emcee the pageant on Saturday night. (7:00..tickets $10 at door or at The Vogue). Tonight the tickets were $400 a couple! I know! But people were there and people came! It was great! Very fun! NO, I didn't pay that...see above statement about being a board member. :)
So I've had this pillow since I was 11 that was autographed by Susan in 1981. I still have it. My aunt had it made for me and did all of it! My mother still had the pillow in my room somewhere. I had her dig it out for me. So there I was..at the Cabaret..with this pillow in my purse! I was determined to ask Susan if she would sign the other side of the pillow for my little 3 year old, Hannalee!! We all ooooh'd and aaawww'd at the pillow and marveled that I still had it! Hannalee wasn't too happy about me leaving to go to "the party" tonight. But I told her I was going to meet "a princess"...I thought she'd think it was okay...that was the best way I could try to explain to her about who Susan is.
Thanks Great Kathy!