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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Thursday 13 # 48


Thirteen Firsts


1. First Novel Read – Poison by Ed McBain – arguably the greatest book I have ever read.
2. First School – Tonopah Elementary – Kindergarten
3. First Broken Bone – 2nd grade, left wrist
4. First Crush – Adrian Zmed – the TJ Hooker years
5. First Kiss – Horrid…I didn’t even like the guy…shudders
6. First Surgery – Right thumb – eight sutures from a soap can lid slicing
7. First Pet – Shadow – black lab
8. First Album – Billy Joel Glass House
9. First Job – Med Records clerk
10. First Car – My mom’s hand-me-down 88 Tempo
11. First Older Man – Mark
12. First Hockey Game – Ice Pirates vs Ukraine
13. First Tattoo – Goddess – Sun/Moon/Star on left leg


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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Thursday 13 # 47

Thirteen Things I Am Thankful For

  • My mom, my best friend
  • A father who was gentle and loving and fun to be with
  • A sister that I lookup to and love
  • A family that doesn’t judge me by my mistakes, but by who I am and what I have to offer
  • Parents who instilled manners, a good work ethic, and love in me
  • Craziness, because it makes me saner every day
  • My creativity finally coming through for me
  • Happy pills for getting the chemicals in my brain balanced
  • High speed internet, so I never feel like I am missing out on something
  • Digital cable, for providing 200+ channels of nothing to watch
  • Ed McBain for captivating and inspiring me
  • Ike, for being who he was and for his unending love and friendship…I miss you my baby boy
  • Elliott & Cooper for who they are and what they bring to my life

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Thursday 13 # 46

Thirteen Writing Reference Books That I Utilize or Have Utilized


1. What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers
2. Dynamic Characters
3. The Crime Writer's Reference Guide
4. The Writer's Idea Book
5. The Novelist's Notebook
6. Writing Fiction Step By Step
7. Scene of the Crime
8. Writing Mysteries
9. You Can Write a Mystery
10. Crafting Scenes
11. Creating Plot
12. Cause of Death
13. Armed & Dangerous



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Thursday, June 07, 2007

Thursday 13 # 45



Thirteen Random Things About Me



1. I can touch my nose with my tongue.
2. I am obsessed with buying books.
3. I was never able to do a cartwheel and I am too old to try now.
4. I have had 6 crushes in my life.
5. I am not patient enough to play video games.
6. I am a huge procrastinator.
7. I love the movie Grease. I have it memorized, I have the soundtrack memorized. Love it!!
8. My most favorite tv show of all time is TJ Hooker. Adrian Zmed was/is one of my crushes!
9. I love soft rock1
10. Once I find something I am interested in, I want to know all about it. E.G. One Tree Hill.
11. I love things to to with Paris, but I don't have a strong desire to visit.
12. I feel guilty right now because I yelled at my dogs for being themselves and wrestling around.
13. Dinner is in about an hour and a half and I can't wait!



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