I had the pleasure of attending a book signing for Kathy Lee Gifford’s new book of humorous essays, Just When I Thought I’d Dropped My Last Egg. I try to catch author presentations whenever I can these days, and I’m glad I went to this one.
I haven’t read the book yet, but it’s pretty funny at first glance. I enjoyed hearing Kathy Lee talk with such humor and affection about her mother, who is the “punch line” for many of the essays in the book. Kathy also spoke of her deep faith, her delight at being asked to join the fourth hour of The Today Show after she thought she’d done all the morning television she could, and how she wrote the book to bring laughs to people during difficult times.
As a testament to the kind of person Kathy Lee is, I just want to share a little observation. When people started arriving for the signing, it was clear that they needed a lot of chairs. Kathy Lee (in a skirt and heels) started lugging stacks of chairs out of a storage closet and arranging them for the audience, without missing a beat. No diva attitude there.