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Gender Female
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Mother at home
Location The Shore, NJ, United States
Introduction I'm a mother at home with four children. I live in my beloved hometown, near an ocean, two rivers, and countless creeks. I'm working on my third YA novel--the first one is in the metaphorical drawer, and the second one is winging its way to agents as we speak.
Interests Books, preservation, tradition, music, movies, domestic arts, good food, children's literature, history, memory, love, poetry, cynicism, Joan of Arc, Fairy tales, Chalet School, theater, dance
Favorite Movies Gone With The Wind, Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz, Out of Africa, St. Elmo's Fire, Bull Durham, Cinderella, Center Stage, Broadcast News, Peter's Friends, The Big Chill, Saturday Night Fever, The Turning Point, Life Is Beautiful, High Society, Four Weddings and A Funeral, Metropolitan, The Iron Giant
Favorite Music The Beatles, Wilco, Alt-Country, 80s pop, 80s Alternative, Folk, Roots, Southern Rock, Bluegrass, Showtunes
Favorite Books Gone With The Wind, I Capture The Castle, The Fountain Overflows, This Real Night, Cousin Rosamund, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, Maggie-Now, Auntie Mame, A Girl of the Limberlost, Laddie, The Harvester, In This House of Brede, A Rose In Bloom, Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay, That Hideous Strength, Mansfield Park, A City of Bells, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside, The Mayor of Casterbridge, East of Eden, The Small Rain, Gaudy Night, Busman's Honeymoon

You can whistle and steam can whistle, so why do you sing in the shower?

Ah, but I can't whistle.