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About Me
I am a secondary English and sometimes math teacher and mother of 2 kids and a basset hound/pointer mix. I tend to be one of those annoying optimistic people. I look for entertainment that typically has happy endings, because our world has so many unhappy endings it's nice to have hope for what could be. That doesn't mean I haven't had my Poe phase though. I still appreciate the dark and disturbing at times. I love the written word and try to keep all my reading and writing options open. =)
Type of Writer
Realistic fiction, short stories, children's picture books, dabbling in fantasy and novel writing unsuccessfully so far.
Writing Style
Still trying to figure that out.
Adventures, Exploring national parks on a whim, my kids and my dog, improving my teaching craft, motorcycle riding with my love, reading,
Favorite Genres
Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Realistic fiction, Historical fiction, Classics
Favorite Books
Tamara Pierce's Tortall books, The Penderwicks series by Jeanine Birdsall, East by Edith Pattou, Arthurian Legends, Shakespeare, Around the World in 80 Days, Anne of Green Gables series, Harry Potter series
Favorite Authors
Tamara Pierce, Edith Pattou, Jeanine Birdsall
Favorite Quote
"Adventure is Worthwhile" Amelia Earhart "You never really regret the things you do do"
Favorite Music
80's alternative and pop, some 90's alternative and pop, Metallica, Taylor Swift, Real Oldies, some current pop, some country, Movie soundtracks, Musicals, some christian, Daysend, just a weird mix to confuse my students =)
Favorite Movies
Stardust, Sound of Music, Phantom of the Opera, Anne of Green Gables, Up, Harry Potter movies, Paddington
Favorite Shows
Wild America, Mr. Ed, Daniel Boone We don't really have TV, so we watch DVD's that the whole family can watch
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2188280
    When you're stuck in second place, sometimes you just wish for a day like this.
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2081898
    Do you ever really regret the things you do?
    Rated: E · Women's · #2081897
    Do you ever really regret the things you do?
    Rated: E · Pets · #2057914
    A story about my last days with my best friend
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #2048012
    This is the middle of a story I started a couple years ago, a magical adventure.
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