Book signing Events

Silver River Museum Writing Presentation 3-8-2016

Author with Teacher Shari Sexton in Ocala, FL

Arts & Crafts at Homosassa Wildlife Park 2-13-2016

AUTHOR FAIR 1-23-2016 Homosassa Library

January 9, 2016 Crystal River Mall Event

CRACKER COW, A NARRATIVE OF FLORIDA HISTORY is now in its third printing.

January 2, 2016 First Saturday Village Market

Dunnellon, FL... A chilly day!

Book Signing at The Next Chapter Bookstore 

Inverness, FL December 22, 2015   How cozy is that?Barbara with Owner, Jo)

Books at the Beach Bookstore December 5, 2015

 Ronnie and I enjoy ice cream (Russell Stover's) on way home from book New Smyrna Beach, FL

Arts and Animals  October 3, 2015 Floral City, FL

Blessing of the animals

ARTS EXPO  Lecanto, FL   May 9, 2015

CRACKER DAYS, Rainbow Springs  2-22-2015

ART SHOW Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park 2-14-2015 Visitor's Center

Author Showcase  February 7, 2015  The Villages

Author Fair at Homosassa Library  10-18-2014


ARTS SHOWCASE Crystal River Mall  6-28-2014

ARTS SHOWCASE Crystal River Mall  5-24-2014

ARTS EXPO MAY 3, 2014 CF College, Lecanto,FL

Brutis the Homosassa Park Bear Visits ARTS EXPO with Gatsby the Art Gallery Cat!

Gatsby Benefits "Precious PAWS"

  (10% of all book sales donated to adoption center for cats and dogs)

Crystal River Mall  April 23, 2014 



Floral Cty Art Gallery Presentation/Book Signing

April 11, 2014


Park Art Show February 15, 2014

Christian Academy in Inverness, FL 11-14-2013

Homosassa Library AUTHOR FAIR  10-12-2013

 Book Two in Gatsby Series Makes Debut at Local Library

Two Children's Book Authors, Chris and Barbara

Gatsby Supporters, Toni and JoAnn


     Book One: Winslow Homer's "Snap the Whip" by Barbara Cairns

     Book Two:  Auguste Pierre Renor's "The Apple Seller"

        Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing 



 Author as Vendor at Silver Springs Rodeo in Kissimmee.

 Barbara's "ASSISTANT" Hubby, Ian

 Gatsby Visits His First Rodeo! 

 Author with another visitor to Kissimmee: Blossom the Skunk

Presentation :  Hampton Elementary School

             May 29, 2013     Hampton, Connecticut


"NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM" Citrus Springs E.S.      Citrus Springs, FL   May 9, 2013

Pinewood E.S. Stuart, FL Literacy Day 5-4-2013

Author with Holly, Writing Coach at Pinewood E.S. and organizer of Literacy Day

Speaker at Black Diamond Country Club 4-18-2013

"A LITTLE BIT of FLORIDA HISTORY" for Newcomer's Club


Gatsby Receives a 5 Star Book Review  4-6-2013


LAKESIDE CRAFT SHOW Inverness ELKS 3-23-2013

MEET THE AUTHOR   March 12, 2013
 Coastal Region Library, Crystal River, FL

MEET THE AUTHOR  March  5, 2013                            Lakes Region Library, Inverness, FL

MEET THE AUTHOR  February 26, 2013

 Homosassa Library, Homosassa, Florida                                                       

Flyer for CRACKER DAYS in Dunnellon, Florida

CRACKER DAYS at Rainbow Springs State Park                          February 23-24, 2013
   Author with 5-year-old Chloe and her new book

Flyer for Library Event   2-22-2013

Floral City Library, 1 of 5 in Citrus County, FL

MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT  February 22, 2013

                Floral City Library,  Floral City, Florida                                      

FLYER for Library Event   2-18-2013

MEET THE AUTHOR  February 18, 2013

  Central Ridge Library, Beverly Hills, Florida                                                  


Homosassa Wildlife Park Staff & Volunteer Art Show    February 9, 2013



Gatsby Fans at the Park      January 23, 2013           (Jean & Kathy)

Gatsby's Debut at Historical Novel Society

                FCHNS MEETING    Beverly Hills Library    January 5, 2013

                                         Author with Diana and Judy

Gatsby's Sign-up Sheet