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About me

Industry Telecommunications
Occupation writer/producer
Location I'm a nomad, California/North Carolina/Florida, United States
Introduction I'm a writer, a Scot, a (thoroughly fed up) Catholic and I used to be an official Soccer Mom, until my son quit because "it's stupid that EVERYBODY gets a trophy." My husband and I have four kids ranging in age from eight to twenty-five. We also have way too many pets.
Interests Gem mining, geology, genealogy, history, theology, Jesuits, Spain, horses, photography, reading, music, movies, cooking, hanging out with my kids, and general goofiness.
Favorite Movies The Mission, Henry V, The Year of Living Dangerously, Witness, It's a Wonderful Life, Amadeus, Black Robe, Pulp Fiction, Tender Mercies and anything with Robert Duvall or Jeremy Irons.
Favorite Music Patty Griffin, Bruce Springsteen, Barleyjuice, Albannach, James Taylor, Five for Fighting, Maroon 5, and my sister, Barbara Hall.
Favorite Books Black Robe, The Mission, The Princess Bride, Connecticutt Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Sound and the Fury, Grapes of Wrath, anything by Flannery O'Connor or Eudora Welty. Also Silence by Endo.

If you were a wrestler, what would be your finishing move?

That would depend entirely on who I'm wrestling.