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I'm a retired teacher who loves to read. I live on the beach with my hubby and my geriatric cat. I have three grown children and four grandkids. While I do have red hair and blue eyes, the avatar is not me. But the av does express my personality IMO.

Reading, writing, swimming, enjoying time with family. Traveling is starting to become fun again too.

Favorite Books
The Harry Potter Series, The Twilight Saga, The In-Death Series

Favorite Authors
Nora Roberts/JD Robb, JK Rowling, Stephanie Meyer, Marie Force,

Favorite Movies
Somewhere In Time, That Thing You Do, Mulan, Spirited

Favorite TV Shows
The Big Bang Theory, The Office, Star Trek: Discovery, Schitt's Creek, Abbott Elementary

Favorite Music
80s music, Aerosmith, Queen, Lady Gaga, Cat Stevens, Classical, Rock/pop

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1975 The Summer Of Fun

Sometimes things are not as they seem.

The summer of 1975 provided hot, sunny days and warm, balmy evenings in Detroit. Having a pool in our backyard meant late-night swims so we could go to bed and let the box fan in the window blow air on our wet hair, helping to cool us off enough to sleep....

Memories of Mardi Gras (One Last Time)

Anything can happen at Mardi Gras, even what you least expect...

A shiver crept up my spine as we walked into the haunted graveyard. Although it was broad daylight, there was something existentially eerie about walking amongst the dead remains in concrete tombs. We had come to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, but after enjo...

Queen of the Turbines

Was it her imagination? Or did she meet strange beings in the most unusual of places?

The giant blades of the turbines cut through the air almost silently despite their looming, ominous presence. Katarina stared out the window at them as she drove along Highway 402. This stretch of the road seemed to be littered with futuristic-looking win...