I'm not ready to tell you a lot about me, except that I like to talk (write).

I've always lived in the Northeast (Connecticut, New York). Have one brother, one sister, both younger. Married since 1968; two daughters, one son. Unmarried Daughter lives with us, Married Daughter and Son-in-Law live a couple thousand miles away. Son, Daughter-in-Law and remarkable granddaughters live a couple hours away by train. Worked more than 45 years, now retired.

If you want to read my pages, go to http://l-empress.liscious.net, My Updated Page, which seems to work a little better for me. Seems as if D'land won't let me imbed a link here. It figures.

My favorite diaries:

sixweasels profile - diary
comments: Now locked
cosmic profile - diary
comments: Miss her!
life-my-way profile - diary
comments: Now locked
auntie-mari profile - diary
comments: This young lady understands some of what I'm talking about.
marn profile - diary
comments: Way up north -- another county heard from -- with a *great* vocabulary
mizlizzy profile - diary
comments: Thank you!
wifemotherme profile - diary
comments: She's younger than my kids -- I feel as if we should adopt her
hjulie profile - diary
comments: Thank you!
kidneygurl profile - diary
comments: I need to know when she updates; the story is wonderful!
mzbee profile - diary
msleslie profile - diary
comments: I'm still catching up; always interesting!
quietflames profile - diary
comments: We're connected in spite of ourselves
forty-plus profile - diary
sunnflower profile - diary
comments: An appropriate name
ladybugge profile - diary
sallydallydo profile - diary
Mel-is-dvash profile - diary
comments: fka ladybug (Not locked)
katiedoyle profile - diary
comments: Jet Clarke
h2odragon profile - diary
comments: An old pal
her-story profile - diary
cocoabean profile - diary
comments: Courage and hard work. Wish her luck
boxx9000 profile - diary
comments: told her she's aNOIAing
sillama1 profile - diary
comments: For reference
chickenfist profile - diary
comments: indiana
melodymetuka profile - diary
comments: still mel
annanotbob profile - diary
comments: I keep losing you and finding you again
annanotbob2 profile - diary
comments: I am *still* losing you

My favorite music:

male singers
comments: Sinatra, Cole, Jerry Vale, Andy Williams, Steve Lawrence, Sammy Davis, Michael Feinstein, among others
female singers
comments: Clooney, Fitzgerald, Jo Stafford, Eydie Gorme, Julie London, Natalie Cole, etc
comments: There's no other way to list my kind of music!
comments: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Lowe, David & Bachrach, Frank Loesser, Cole Porter

My favorite movies:

Field of Dreams
comments: Not baseball so much as fantasy
A League of Their Own
comments: Now *that's* baseball!
Somewhere in Time
comments: More great fantasy
The Green Mile
comments: Beautifully adapted from the book

My favorite authors:

Madeline L'Engle
comments: Great for kids, wonderful to reread. And her biography was sensational -- without being "sensational." Try her adult novels too.
Elizabeth Peters
comments: Taught me more about ancient Egypt than any history course, while I enjoyed her characters.
Anne Perry
comments: Her books teach about the Victorian era -- two different periods -- and make you think about what went on when.
Theodore Sturgeon
comments: A most inventive sci-fi author
Isaac Asimov
comments: Good sci-fi, but interested in so many things that he continually taught me.

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