Category Archives: Bridget Zinn Auction

It’s Here: Season of Love and Hope Auction

The auction to help Bridget Zinn YA librarian and author (book to be out in 2012) extraordinaire is up and running.  There’s been a generous outpouring from people with auction offerings. Are you interested in a possible vacation stay? Well there … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bridget!

Today is Bridget Zinn’s birthday.  Remember my friend, Bridget, who was living large in Portland when she was informed she had Stage IV Colon cancer in March 2009?  Portland had an auction that spring.  Then last fall, her friends from … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Places for Buying Holiday Gifts

Do you have some favorite places to purchases gifts for family and friends? I do and some have been discovered this year. First off, on Saturday I announced the new auction for Bridget and Barrett here. Wowee!  The auction has about … Continue reading

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Silent Auction for Bridget and Barrett Begins

I announced that a new silent auction for Bridget and Barrett was about to begin in this earlier post. And tah-dah…it has begun! Browse, bid, and win for a good cause! November 27 – December 11, 2009 Bridget Zinn and … Continue reading

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New On-line Silent Auction for Bridget About to Begin

Bridget and Barrett at the “5th Friday” October Kidlit Drink Night So the holidays are coming.  Is there any better way to get gifts and help someone out?  Another on-lin silent auction for Bridge and Barrett will be held starting … Continue reading

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Update on the Bridget Zinn Auction(s)

It has been a wild and crazy weekend!  Friday night was the Portland “5th Friday: Kidlit Drink Night and Silent Auction for Bridget Zinn”.  The “5th Friday” idea was Bridget’s.  (The Portland area children’s lit and YA writers and illustrators have … Continue reading

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Matt Holm, Co-creator of Babymouse

Matt Holm, co-creator of Babymouse, has been a fabulous support in the fund raising effort for Bridget Zinn.  He’s donated an original piece of Babymouse art for the on-lin auction as well as some original proofs of the latest Babymouse … Continue reading

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Meet Christine Fletcher

Christineis a YA author living in Portland, OR who attended the blogging conference last fall.   Her books, Ten Cents a Dance and Tahlullah Falls will be an auction item at the Lucky Lab tomorrow.  Wow!  The Portland Kidlit Drink Night … Continue reading

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The Cost of Being Nausea and Pain Free

Bridget writes that her treatments for nausea cost $1300 a piece for a nausea patches or $400 a piece pain killers.  It reminds me why our health care system must change. It reminds me that while the on-line auction is … Continue reading

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Debut Author: Fran Cannon Slayton

Fran Cannon Slayton is  part of the “Class of 2K9” authors who have donated a “Basket of MG Books” for the Bridget Zinn Auction.  Her debut book, When the Whistle Blows,  sounds like an interesting coming-of -age story set in … Continue reading

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