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November 27 1979
Deep in the Heart of Texas
About Me
Lifelong learner with an obsession for reading & collecting books. Growing up, I wrote often. A few items were published in Readers Digest, Chicken Soup for the Soul, etc. Began reading & writing more poetry as I grew into adulthood. Suddenly, the light came on and my soul vibrated with joy. Now on a quest to improve my skills. I take pleasure in learning & experimenting with new styles. I'm currently polishing a variety of poems to self publish a book for my children.
Type of Writer
Poetry- it stirs the fire in my soul. Also, the occasional article or short story to amuse and/or educate.
Writing Style
Exploring the history and culture of different countries. Coffee. Artsy craftsy things. Daydreaming about traveling to exotic places. Making lists. Sharing awareness about medical marijuana, Lupus, and homeschooling rights.
Website / Homepage
Playing with the idea of one.
My Blog
Don't blog often, but "Proclamations & Confessions
Group Memberships
The Book Club, The Poet's Place, Snail Mail, Mental Health Writers Alliance, I Write, Blandings Castle Alum, Secret Pals, Rising Stars Book Club, 30 Day Blogging, Japanese Gardens (defunct)
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Favorite Genres
Changes with my mood.
Favorite Books
A few- To Take a Dare by Crescent Dragonwagon, Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue, Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang by Joyce Carol Oates, The Stand by Stephen King, & pretty much any reference book.
Favorite Authors
Top 10- Agatha Christie, VC Andrews, Edith Wharton, PG Wodehouse, Carolyn Haines, Amanda K. Penn, Dorothy Benton Frank, Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, and Jules Verne.
Favorite Poets
Top 5: Edgar Allan Poe, Maya Angelou, Dorothy Parker, Du Fu, and Langston Huges.
Favorite Quote
"We're a happy family damnit!".......... "Knowledge is power.".......... and "Comparison is the thief of joy."
Favorite Music
Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Death Metal, Classical, Jazz, and Blues.
Favorite Movies
Most anything with Dwayne Johnson, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, James Franco, Drew Barrymore, Melissa McCarthy, Sandra Bullock, and the comedienne Miranda Hart.
Favorite Shows
Call the Midwife, Death in Paradise, Doc Martin, 800 Words, The Good Karma Hospital, Last of the Summer Wine, Agatha Rasin, Misfits, Doctor Who, and Keeping Up Appearances
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