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About meI'm retired from all my paying jobs (for the time, at least), which included working as an RN in Labor & Delivery for 20 years. Instead of getting an advanced degree in nursing, I went back to school and received a BA & MA in literature--my always and first love. Then I taught writing at the university for awhile, and although I loved that job, I quit after about 5 years because it was too time-intensive and was eating me alive. I replaced that job with working on genealogy, which I hugely enjoy.
About my libraryMy favorite reads: biography, literary letter collections, cultural history, and fiction (including literature-type "good" fiction and also empty just-for-fun fiction), memoir, non-fiction.
Groups75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, Author Theme Reads, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Cookbookers, Deep South, Gardens & Books, Genealogy@LT, Missouri Readers —show all groups, My private reading journal, 2012, My reading journal, 2011, My reading journal, 2013, My reading journal, 2014, Needlearts, Reading Through Time, THE ANYTHING CULINARY BOOK GROUP, US Presidents Challenge (USPC), William Faulkner and his Literary Kin
Favorite librariesDenver Public Library - Central Library, Denver Public Library - Decker Branch Library, Denver Public Library - Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Library of Congress, Schlesinger Library - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
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