|Introduction||My work has appeared in magazines such as Woman's World, The Star, Endless Vacation and The Washington Post. I'm the author of four acclaimed novels published by Tor/Forge Books. My latest novel, CHOCOLATE ON A STICK, a quirky book about an elderly Appalachian couple on the run from a nursing home in a red Corvette, released in trade paperback by Baycrest Books in September 2005, was a 2005 Kentucky Literary Award in Fiction Nominee. When I'm not writing or making jewelry with my new business, "Beautiful Evening Beads, my most favorite thing to do in the world spend time with my grandsons, Luke & Zealand--and sing karaoke. I'm a karaoke-addict, and I have a local group that meets every couple of weeks.|
|Interests||Downhill skiing, jewelry-making, reading, traveling, Karaoke, singing in the choir at church, tennis.|
|Favorite Movies||The Joy Luck Club, O Brother, Where Art You, What About Bob?, I Love You to Death, Moulin Rouge, The Phantom of the Opera, A River Runs Through It, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Sixteen Candles, A Midnight Clear...and many, many more.|
|Favorite Music||U2, Maroon 5, Andrea Bocelli, Vivaldi, David Cook, Pink, Luka Bloom, Green Day, Joni Mitchell, Marillion, Journey, Jimmy Buffet, Alison Krauss, Dixie Chicks, Secret Garden, John Mayer...and many, many more.|
|Favorite Books||First and foremost, the ones I wrote. The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons, Unto this Hour by Tom Wicker, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.|
Come up with some possible band names for your group that features a washboard and a styrofoam tuba.
The Hillybilly Popcorn Tuba Company.