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From Orange, Texas USA
Age 49
Joined Tuesday, November 08, 2005
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Extended Profile
Here is my mailing address:

Wish list...
Geocaching travel bugs and coins.
Costume jewelry
Vintage pins like grandma used to wear on her blouses.

Books I have read in 2019
1. A Bridge Between Us by Julie Shigekuni
2. A Daughter of Han by Ida Pruitt
3. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
4. The Girl With Seven Names, Escape From North Korea by Hyeonse Lee
5. A Voice in the Wind by Francine Rivers
6. An Echo in the Darkness by Francine Rivers
7. As Sure as the Dawn by Francine Rivers

Books I have read in 2018
1. The Long Walk Home by Will North
2. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
3. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
4. Hiroshima by John Hersey

Books I have read in 2017
1. The Nature of Water and Air by Regina McBride
2. First We Quit Our Jobs by Marilyn J Abraham
3. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquirel

Books I have read in 2016
1. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
2. Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way by Robin Gerber
3. Zorro by Isabel Allende
4. Fabelhaven by Brandon Mull
5. Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
6. Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut
7. Stories From the Shelter by Blake W. Barrow
8. Bless the Beasts and the Children by Glendon Swarthout
9. The Teahouse Fire by Ellis Avery
10. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
11. Orphan Train by Christina BakeChristi
Books I have read in 2015:
1. On Bear Mountain by Deborah Smith
2. Light A Penny Candle by Maeve Binchy
3. A Year by the Sea by Joan Anderson
4. Tales of A Female Nomad by Rita Golden Gelman
5. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
6. The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
7. Sapphira and the Slave Girl by Willa Cather
8. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
9. The Wildwater Walking Club by Claire Cook
10. The Walker Within
11. Cheaper By the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth, JR. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
12. The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma
13. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
14. Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich
15. Camille by Alexandre Dumas Fils

I am back home in El Paso, Texas!

PM me for my new address!

My Wish List is at the end of my profile!

My all time favorite books:

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
What Southern Women Know About Flirting by Rhonda Rich
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
The Clan of the Cave Bear series by Jean Auel
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
The Feast of All Saints by Anne Rice
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Pavilion of Women by Pearl S. Buck
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Very good books:
The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
PYGMALION by Bernard Shaw
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Scarlet Letter by N. Hawthorne
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Evening by Susan Minot
The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan
A Woman of Independent Means by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
The Vine of Desire by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

these lists will get longer...

I believe children should be surrounded by books. I pick them up at garage sales and thrift stores then either donate them to public health clinics or set them free via Bookcrossing.

I am the proud mother of a 18 year old boy who lights up my life. I enjoy reading, writing, scrapbooking, rubberstamping and gardening.

Well, I am a real slow reader...and I have the bad habit of reading too many books at one time...and not finishing any of them. I keep a book in my car, many by my bed, one in my purse and a stack in my kitchen. One can never have too many books!

WISH LIST: PM me for my address.

book markers
post cards
flavored coffees
costume jewelery
vintage Grandma used to wear on her sweaters
vintage Mary Kay Cosmetic items: I love Mary Kay!


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