I’m Pinching Myself

I’m Pinching Myself

I got a strange tweet a couple of months ago. Some woman claiming to be a publicist. She said she’d read about my walks across Manhattan and was interested in publishing my story.



I was cordial, but brushed it off. A few weeks later she followed through. She had pitched my story to her client, Lee Woodruff, and they decided to feature my upcoming walks across Paris on Ms. Woodruff’s blog.

Yes! this is THE Lee Woodruff whose resume includes Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Huffington Post, ABC News, People, Parade, Oprah . . .  Her first book, In an Instant, co-authored with her husband Bob, the ABC News Anchor who was critically injured in Iraq in 2006, was on the New York Times bestseller list for four weeks. Her first fiction novel, Those We Love Most,will be published this September.

Yep, today I got confirmation. I’m still pinching myself. If anyone out there doesn’t believe that dreams CAN come true, you got a lot to learn.


  • Michelle Short

    OMG Good for you! You go girl!

  • Michele Stapleton


  • Kitsie

    That is very cool! Every time I read about your upcoming adventure I think of our favorite paris wine bar – Le Baron Rouge. Put it on your list!

  • Molly

    Walking through New York – Altanta – Paris – What a great way to see the world – and fully live in it! Thanks for the reports and inspiration.

  • Georganne

    How incredibly cool is this!! SOOO excited for you and SO PROUD of you!

  • Janice

    This is FANTASTIC! Even us non-author types are itching to write a story about you. I’ve always thought the term, “re-inventing” yourself was a little silly, but WOW!

  • Diana Petrilli

    Much as I hate to say I’m getting older (I am 64) I must admit there are definite perks! More confidence, less angst, and I have better auto insurance…lol! Have a blast, I was in Paris last year and I feel as if I left half the skin from my feet there from all the walking! Looking forward to reading about this trip…bon voyage et a votre sante!

  • Kim Bolton

    Lisa, you made this happen yourself and you SO deserve it!! Proud to count you as my friend! Can’t wait to follow your Paris walks!

  • thomas oliver

    how cool is that! you will love paris. and i can’t wait to read your blogs.

  • Karean


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