and here's the full page sketch that was only briefly hinted at earlier. I can show the whole thing now since this is the REJECTED sketch. The ACCEPTED sketch is much cooler I have to agree. Sometimes I disagree with editorial decisions, but this one was spot-on imho!
The book-selling tour went about as expected. That is, no surprisingly solid sales, no promising "power lunches", but tiny baby steps toward some vague future culmination. I still intend to post a more detailed report and some fun travel pics if/when...