Monday, November 21, 2011

Cal Ripkin, Lynda Carter & Friends
at R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery

 Cal Ripkin with Robert and Joanie Ballard, photo by Lynda Carter 

This certainly was a celebrity-filled weekend at the shop! Cal Ripkin, Lynda Carter, and several of their friends (Florence Sloan and others) popped in on Saturday and Sunday to do some holiday gift shopping.

Lynda Carter and Kelly Ripkin (Cal's wife) have been wonderful customers for several years but this is the first time I had the courage to ask for a photo. Lynda is very sweet and funny and always has appreciative words, and she also offered to take the photos with Cal.

Lydna Carter and Joanie Ballard, photo by Robert Ballard

Lynda took one photo of us with Cal, and then Cal requested she take a second picture in front of our shop door so that the inside of the shop would be in the picture. That really made Robert and I smile, as you can see.

Another photo-op with Cal Ripkin, photo by Lynda Carter

Lynda said "This would be perfect for your holiday Christmas card!" We were definitely star-struck and it made for a very festive feeling in the air with the shop just recently decorated for the Christmas season.

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