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Date: 2013-03-07 10:00
Subject: I'm pretty damn happy
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Just wanted to thank everyone for all the "well wishes."

I finally had a great week. As you know Andie got into Med school but Daniel also got a job for the summer and Keely (who has been having a ton of problems) is going to be ok and it's nothing serious with her back.

So, that's a relief and that's my update and there you go!!!

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Date: 2012-10-02 07:48
Subject: go read it!
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Guys, everyone down at D*C convinced Keely to write Kara/Lee fanfic so she did and now it's posted on all the spots BUT there's NO READERS!!!!

So, please go read and comment on her Alice in Wonderland crossover. It's really, really good...I promise

Through the Looking Glass by addictd2fiction

ok, thanks bye
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Date: 2012-09-04 10:18
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Dear everyone I met down at Dragon Con. You couldn't have been nicer or more gracious or more welcoming. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for embracing myself and Keely and Kathleen. It was a wonderful experience.

By the way, we're all taking bets on whether Trucco will actually contact me. Keely says "yes" (ridiculous optimist) but Kevin, Kathleen and I say "no way."


See ya. Love to all :))
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Date: 2012-08-15 07:49
Subject: Dragon Con
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so people...how's it going?? I'm not sure what all the events are because I'm constantly distracted around here but here's what I am up to.

Keely and I are getting there Thursday for sure. Of course, that's because we're meeting Keely's friend who lives there. No idea what I'm doing ...either going with Keely or meeting you guys. Other than that, Keely's other pal who's staying with us is meeting us Friday cuz she just started Med School and doesn't wanna miss school.

So, we're around until Monday afternoon with photo ops for the girls on Saturday and Sunday. What are you guys up to? When do you do all that tinhattery stuff??? I tots wanna be there for that? How do i get in touch with you? By twitter? Cell Phone???????

K, that's it I suppose. Oh yeah, we're staying at the Marriott.

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Date: 2012-07-22 08:56
Subject: Dragon Con
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ok people. So I've never been to D*C before and I just got a little book in the mail which is leaving me more confused than ever.

How do you know when the panels are? Is there a schedule? When do they post it? Where do the panels take place? I will have Keely with me and she will barely be on two feet (hopefully she will be) so I'm wondering how much walking there is.

I signed up for a photo op for Keely and her friend but have no idea how all this works.

Anybody? Hello?

any information would be helpful...


I know we wanna do BSG and there's a Wheel of Time one we're doing as well. She loves Vampire Diaries but we will have to see. Also, fangirl hang out time????
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Date: 2012-07-16 12:06
Subject: Hmmm...i think this list of books is accurate
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01. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

02. The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien

03. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte 

04. Harry Potter series – JK Rowling ** (I read half of them)

05. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 

06. The Bible ** (I've read bits)

07. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte

08. Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell

09. His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman **stopped for some reason

10. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

11. Little Women – Louisa M Alcott

12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy

13. Catch 22 – Joseph Heller

14. Complete Works of Shakespeare

15. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier

16. The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien

17. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks

18. Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger

20. Middlemarch – George Eliot

21. Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell

22. The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald

23. Bleak House – Charles Dickens

24. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

25. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams

26. Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh

27. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

28. Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

29. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

30. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

31. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

32. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

33. Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis

34. Emma – Jane Austen

35. Persuasion – Jane Austen

36. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis **heard on tape

37. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

38. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres

39. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

40. Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne

41. Animal Farm – George Orwell

42. The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown

43. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

44. A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving

45. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins

46. Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery

47. Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

48. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

49. Lord of the Flies – William Golding

50. Atonement – Ian McEwan

51. Life of Pi – Yann Martel

52. Dune – Frank Herbert

53. Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons

54. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

55. A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth

56. The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

57. A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

58. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

59. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon

60. Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

61. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

62. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

63. The Secret History – Donna Tartt

64. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

65. The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

66. On The Road – Jack Kerouac

67. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy

68. Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding

69. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie

70. Moby Dick – Herman Melville

71. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens

72. Dracula – Bram Stoker

73. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett

74. Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson

75. Ulysses – James Joyce

76. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

77. Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

78. Germinal – Emile Zola

79. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray ** got bored

80. Possession – AS Byatt

81. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

82. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

83. The Color Purple – Alice Walker

84. The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

85. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

86. A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry

87. Charlotte’s Web – EB White

88. The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom

89. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

90. The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton

91. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad

92. The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

93. The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks

94. Watership Down – Richard Adams

95. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole  

96. A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

97. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas

98. Hamlet – William Shakespeare

99. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

100. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo

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Date: 2012-07-11 07:35
Subject: It's official
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so...I just sent in my money to go to D*C so IT'S OFFICIAL!! I'm taking Keely and her friend Kathleen down for the weekend. It'll be fun I hope.

Tara...you gotta go because you are the one who officially got Kathleen into fan fiction and then she got us into it so you see, you're a legend!!

She saw your Battlestar thing you did on Facebook and tracked you back so be there or else.

In other news ... well, i have no other news. Same old, same old.

Waiting to be fun again...hopefully that'll happen in my lifetime.

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Date: 2012-06-25 07:46
Subject: In which i learned shit this week
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All Fooked Up
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Date: 2012-06-20 07:39
Subject: it's my birthday -- list why my kids love me (repeat)
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Date: 2012-06-19 09:59
Subject: a fish tale
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funny post from yesterday (well, i thought it was funny)

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