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jab

Member since September 16, 2011

ABOUT ME

Right now, I'm reading:
To Gillian on her 37th Birthday - script

In bed I like to read:
children's literature

My favorite story of all time is:
Hanne's Quest or Peter and the Star Catchers.

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?
Learning from a new mistake.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Don't let them decide for you.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
She Can Be All 4 Seasons In 1 Day

jab’s Latest Memoir of 31

“Sit and stew or do something?”

 
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