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May 2011


Nina Simone Was Not A Man

23rd May 2011

Because Broadside and Oh My Words! wanted to know, here are 10 random, or maybe not-so random facts about moi: 1.  When I was a kid, I thought Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton were married.  Because everyone who sang duets were married to each other.  Obviously.  I also thought Nina Simone was a man.   Because, well, just because. 2.  I was born in Dallas, was a kid in New York, and grew up in the Highlands of Scotland.  My accent…

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100 Books Or Bust

100 Books Or Bust: Playing Catch-Up

14th May 2011

Last weekend I hit 25, which means I am 11 books behind my target of 100. I am still having fun, and have enjoyed all the books on one level or another, brain-candy or bubble-gum. Here be the first quarter, in reading order: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolver The Slap – Christos Tsiolkas A Very Private Gentleman: A Novel – Martin Booth I Was Amelia Earhart – Jane Mendelsohn Warm…

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