Saturday, February 7, 2015

9 Interesting Facts About the Author

1. My favorite TV show when I was growing up was Punky Brewster. My favorite TV show these days is Castle, though I do still watch Punky.

2. I once auditioned for Days of Our Lives.

3. The first job I ever had was as a movie theater concessionist and usher. And it was also my second job. . .
4. I have performed in a handful of play productions. I held one lead role as Mother in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and starred in Cinderella: The Glass Slipper, It's a Wonderful Life, and Robin Hood.

5. I don't like to cook and no one taught me how to cook, but oddly, when my husband isn't home to do it and I force myself into the kitchen, I am actually a pretty good cook. In terms of baking, I get requests on a regular basis for my chocolate chip cookies.

6. Famous people I have met: Harry Connick Jr.: He is a very kind and soft-spoken man who I got to meet at a signing in Virginia back in the '90's. I also met the band members of Danger Danger --they opened for Alice Cooper in '89. I met Peter Beagle, writer of animated movies The Lord of The Rings and The Last Unicorn, at a signing.

7. Favorite verse: 1 John 3:18 "Dear Children, let us not love in word or tongue, but in deed and truth"

8. My hair caught on fire in a New Orlean's restaurant.

9. Owing to my odd fascination with memorizing my friend's license plate, which was stolen later on, I spotted the stolen plate at a McDonalds and got two men arrested on Mother's Day.

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