Member since May, 2008
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What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Wear your head around your heart.
The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"Bridge Over Troubled Waters", Simon & Garfunkel.
If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Right now, I'm reading:
Ranier Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies; Sonnets from Orpheus; Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, Emily Dickinson's poetry, Robert Frost.
Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Atlantic, New Yorker, Business Week, Vanity Fair
In bed I like to read:
with at least three dogs.
If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Running out of time before I run out of things to do!
My favorite story of all time is:
Lost and found, rescued by dog. Followed by the more widely known short story by James Joyce, "The Dead".
Latest Memoir (of 46):
Birthmother's Day, Grief Takes a Holiday.
- Birthmother's Day, Grief Takes a Holiday.
Limit politicians to six-word speeches.
- She grew old and became invisible.
- Self-conscious: lost in a hall of.
- Demanded anonymity, forgot I was unknown.
- Listening is more important than talking.
- Fear of success fuels my failures.
- Defined charisma and how to get.
- Pushed adversity aside, met his goals.
- Knew fast talkers run deep, too.
- Trusted my strengths, ignored my shortfalls.
- Grandiose Dreams of Legends and Legacies.
- Vegetarian guilt: lusting after lobster tails.
- Grant writing compels me to dream.
- My dogs annual luau, exuberance unleashed.