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February 19 1976
Hidden in East Texas
About Me
Retired teacher of: Secondary sciences (grades 8 - 12) A soul swayed by music. Lover of the natural (biologic) world and all that entails. Mom to 2 grown daughters, 1 Psychotic kitty, 1 big fluffy kitty, 1 dorky German Shepherd, 1 sweet Uromastyx lizard, and 1 ever-hungry sulcata tortoise. Day-to-day survivor of Epilepsy, BiPolar Disorder, Anxiety, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, and Sjogren's. I am a gentle soul unless provoked.
Type of Writer
Mainly poetry and blogging, but trying to dabble in other forms of writing.
Writing Style
I just let my mind and heart take me wherever they want me to go.
Writing, reading, nature, being outdoors, disc golf, photography, plants (yes, definitely plants), adopting and caring for animals when they need me, science, anime, super heroes, puzzles...
Group Memberships
disAbility Writers Group, Mental Health Writers Alliance, RAOK, Preferred Author since 7/2022
Favorite Books
ALL of the Dresden Files, There's No Such Place As Far Away, any of the books by Carlos Casteneda
Favorite Authors
Jim Butcher, Dan Millman, Richard Bach, Carlos Casteneda, Terry Brooks, Mary Stewart, Pamela Dean, Tad Williams, Christopher Paolini
Favorite Poets
Robert Burns, Thomas Campion, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Poe, Shel Silverstine
Favorite Quote
"There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination." - Willy Wonka in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Music
Muddy Waters, Traveling Wilburys, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, NIN, Tool, Pink Floyd, Twenty One Pilots, and more.
Favorite Movies
Princess Bride, Monty Python's Holy Grail, Space Balls, Star Wars, Adventures of the Baron vonMunchousen, Natural Born Killers, Fantasia (the original), many of the Marvel movies, and I am sure there are more.
Favorite Shows
Fairy Tail, My Hero Academia, many of the shows on National Geographic and Animal Planet, Jeopardy, various documentaries, and probably more...
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