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Member since November 11, 2013


Right now, I'm reading:
Books. With paper and glue and bindings and such.

My favorite story of all time is:
It's a tie - "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry and 'The Original Uncut Version of The Stand" by Stephen King.

In bed I like to read:
Whatever book I can get my hands on.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
mental_floss, The Week

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?
Murphy's Law.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Start therapy. Sooner rather than later.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
This is a hard one. MUSIC IS the soundtrack of my life. Every year, every decade, every move, every relationship - they all have different songs.

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Stephen King

TigerROS’s Latest Memoir of 358

“Birthday escargots. Only way to go.”

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