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Maura

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joined on 05/28/04
last updated 08/13/10
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Just 1,667 Words a Day...

Nov. 1-30, 2007: Let the creativity begin!!! (www.nanowrimo.org)
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My heart is in Ireland...

Doolin Point, County Clare, Ireland, May 2005. My heart yearns to return the wild Irish west...
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Meanderings...

1) I was born after midnight on a full moon.

2) I was an actress in junior high and high school and in one musical I played a French maid. Because my solo song was written for a soprano and I'm an alto, I spoke the song instead of singing it.

3) Liverwurst on rye with mustard is one of my favorite sandwiches.

4) I have incredibly ticklish forearms.

5) I've had deliberately short hair only two times in my life: when I was in kindergarten through first grade and right after colleg... read more
Mon, June 26, 2006 - 8:30 PM permalink - 1 comment
 
1) Less talking, more dancing.
2) Less dreaming, more writing.
3) Less sitting on the couch, more yoga/exercise.
4) Less TV, more talking to family and friends.

To be continued....
Wed, December 28, 2005 - 7:02 AM permalink - 2 comments
 
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Current Reading List

Currently:

- A Whole New Mind: Why Right Brainers Will Rule the Future
- Getting Things Done by David Allen
- Epictetus
- Writing Mysteries/Editing Your Novel/The Plot Thickens

Finished books:
(Ratings -- 5 stars great, 1 star don't bother)
- In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith ****** (Another Great Series!)
- A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon ***** (Great series!)
- No Plot? No Problem (second time!)******
- The Complete Sherlock Holmes*****
- The Arabian Nights*****
- No Plot, No Problem: Low Stress, High Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days *****!!!!
- They Came to Bagdad by Agatha Christie ***
- The Colorado Kid by Stephen King ** (a new "pulp novel")
- The Psychology of Dance by Jim Taylor & Ceci Taylor *** (Great for teachers, but I'm not a teacher)
- The Orientalist by Tom Reiss (see Meanderings) ****
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince *****
- Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life ***

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