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[about the author]

i actually like speaking in front of large crowds. freakish, eh?

i work crossword puzzles in ink.

i am the american nigella lawson. or maybe the american eddie izzard. can't decide, really.

i would be a really good mom, but i'm cool with being a really good aunt.

i am sometimes more perceptive than i would like to be.

i am fiercely loyal. sometimes, stupidly so.

i never play dumb. never.

i am way too hard on myself.

i am a change agent.

i sometimes cross that fine line between assertive and aggressive.

i am not afraid to tell people that i love them.

i am militantly pro-choice.

i am pro-adoption.

i know a little bit about alot of things.

i typically enjoy the company of men more than women.

i am capable of being really mean and nasty, but i fight it. hard.

i am a lifelong cubs fan. do not laugh.

i have been known to hold a grudge.

i have hips.

i am not my sister.

i am lousy at forgiving myself.

i am an indoor kind of gal.

i am a bargain shopper. to the point of obsession.

i am 32 flavors. and then some.

 
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10.01.2003  

into the fray
an online friend turned me on to a website called fray.

at fray, storytelling is what it's all about, baby. and you know i dig the storytelling.

this weekend -- well, starting tomorrow, actually -- fray is sponsoring fray day events all around the country where people can come and get on the mic for five long minutes and tell their stories.

said friend suggested that we go to the dc event.

choosing a story to tell is hard. telling is different than writing. some of my stories read better than they tell...if you know what i mean.

plus, do you want to go with a funny story? a poignant story? a gut-wrenching story? it's a tough call.

so, i turn to you, my loyal readers. feel free to make suggestions as to what story you think i should tell...but remember, it might not be the story that reads the best that tells the best.

and, if you're in dc, come by the fray day event friday night in arlington at common grounds. i could use the cheering section.

by the way, from listening to some of the past events, fray day seems to be chock full o' bloggers. so, if you're not in dc, find a fray day near you and hit the mic already.
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