Joann Mannix

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Occupation writer
Location United States
Introduction Hola! I am Joann Mannix, Mom to a houseful of girls who are constantly swiping my shoes and wife to a Dude who admirably keeps his head and shoulders above the raging river of estrogen flowing through his life. I am also a hopeful writer, about to join the over-populated fray of other writers seeking publication. I'll do my best here to capture a few gems of my wild and wooly life.
Interests Favorite Things: Googling medical symptoms, high thread count sheets, The Bravo Channel, homemade guacamole, leggings, coffee, my back yard, Campfire Pie from Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen in Napa, (possibly my most favorite thing), books, staying in my jammies, celebrity gossip, wine, my girls and their laughter, bike riding, my dawg Bella, the Gulf of Mexico at the end of the afternoon, good hair days, satellite radio, tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches, writing
Favorite Movies It’s A Wonderful Life, Raising Arizona, Love Actually, Shakespeare in Love, Godfather’s I and II, Terms of Endearment, Elizabeth, Napoleon Dynamite, The Sixth Sense, A Christmas Story, Schindler's List, Sense and Sensibility, Godfathers I and II, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Princess Bride, To Kill A Mockingbird, Gone With The Wind.
Favorite Music Ben Folds 5, Billie Holiday, Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen, Jason Mraz, The Killers, No Doubt, Patty Griffin, Randy Newman, Ray LaMontagne, Rickie Lee Jones, Roseanne Cash, Rufus Wainwright, Kanye West, Van Morrison, U2, U2, U2
Favorite Books ANYTHING by Joan Didion, but especially, The Year of Magical Thinking, My Sister’s Keeper, The Time Traveler’s Wife, anything and everything that is David Sedaris and Augusten Burroughs, The Magician’s Assistant, all Elizabeth Berg, The World According to Garp, The Kite Runner, Middlesex