I asked Harlen about his latest book and he said that it would be out soon. When I mentioned The Affair by Lee Child, a Jack Reacher book, Harlen said that Lee was a good friend of his. Both authors have written mystery books that were devoured in a very short time and a review written.
Another person there was Wendy Worden, formerly of Habitat for Humanity and Alpine Learning Center. Having lost touch with Wendy after she left Alpine, it was a pleasure to encounter her again. We exchanged business cards and I learned that she had launched her own firm, Calypso Creative, a firm for strategic planning for non-profits. [email protected] .
Other people that I recognized were: Executive vice president of CAFS Liz Mason and her husband, Dave. VP of Baby Basics Donna Kennedy was present as well as Joe Chinnici of TD Bank and a member of Allendale-Saddle River Rotary. CAFS Sheila Riccardi only had time for a fast hello before rushing around to make sure that the proper pictures were taken.