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Member since May 23, 2009


Right now, I'm reading:
computer screens..library books . . and "between-the-lines"

My favorite story of all time is:
'the good Samaritan

In bed I like to read:
body language

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
tumblr.com : [& my personal blog there is] evesapples.tumblr.com

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Born old wise responsible, still responsible for being Young older. and VERY Wiser

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Its ok that you never got to go to the Sr. proms. -ALL of life is a dance.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
'Somewhere over the Rainbow'

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
My RIP Mom.. she would say "my Sha..gentle,so patient,surprise wit, so loves reading n writing . .!"

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