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Favorite Quote:
"When they tell you who they are, believe them." – Dr. Maya Angelou



Welcome to my empty media page. All I can say is, I'M WORKING ON IT. :-)


I hope to have this page populated within the next couple weeks. In the mean time, below are some fun facts about you know who. :-)


– Jessica


Favorite Song:
Ooh Child (you're listening to it now!)

Chunky or Smooth:
ANSWER: Smooth.

Favorite flavor ice cream:
ANSWER: Ben & Jerry's Red Velvet Cake. Yum!

Favorite ice cream topping:
ANSWER: Whipped cream and hot chocolate or caramel

Subway or Taxi:
ANSWER: Neither. I prefer to drive. I do not do public transportation!

Broadway Show or Movie Theater:
ANSWER: Enjoy them both, but I stay in the movie theater quite a bit.

TiVo or DVR:
ANSWER: Always On Demand...what's TiVo?

Favorite vacation place:
ANSWER: Hmmm...vacation...what exactly is that again? LOL Just kidding... Hawaii. I loved Hawaii.

Next vacation destination:
ANSWER: Somewhere with my cousin, Darlene, for our birthday in September.

Favorite hangout spot:
ANSWER:  At my computer. I know, sounds nerdy, right?

Guilty Pleasure:

Good luck charm:
ANSWER: My mom's diamond pendant, which I wear around my neck. I put it on November 15, 2007 when she passed and might have taken it off three times, if that much.

When you were a little girl, you thought you would grow up to be a….
ANSWER: News anchor. I loved journalism.

Last thing bought at the mall:
ANSWER: MAC makeup — can you say expensive? Whew!

Item on your grocery list:
ANSWER: I'm on this trying-to-lose-weight-but-it-doesn't-seem-to-be-working kick, so I keep the list as healthy as possible. *deep sigh*

French fries or Onion Rings:
ANSWER: French fries, for sure

Pizza: New York or Chicago?
ANSWER: Both, but Chicago in the summer—cold as a witch's tit in a brass bra in the winter.

Midnight snack:
ANSWER: I dare not have one, or I'll wake up 10 lbs heavier. *deep sigh*

Bookmark or dog ear?
ANSWER: Depends on the book. Reference guides, I dog ear. Novels are off limit to dog-earring.

Read with dust jacket or remove it?
ANSWER: I always remove. Don't want to mess it up.

Ocean, Lake, Desert, Mountain:
ANSWER: All except the desert...

Favorite book:
ANSWER: I have two: Groove, Bang & Jive Around by Steve Cannon and The Color Purple by Alice Walker.

Item you can't live without:
ANSWER: My car, because I live where buses are scarce, my computer and my silver bullet. Hey, I'm single, okay?!!

What kid or teen books made a difference in your world growing up?
ANSWER: The Diary of Anne Frank was the first book I read, but Wifey by Judy Blume just took me over the edge. I had no business reading that book as a teen, but...whew...let's just say I learned some things.

Where do you like to write your books (bed ~ coffee shop ~ an office)?
ANSWER: Anywhere.

Describe your ideal place to write:
ANSWER: On my screen porch, in the back yard, with a cool breeze (and a glass of red wine)

What are you reading @ the moment?
ANSWER: Uncommon Choices by Ann Jeffries

Where do you usually read?
ANSWER: See ideal place to write.

Do you usually have more than one book you are reading at a time?
ANSWER: Yes. I usually read between two to three books per day. I'm an editor, so I'm constantly reading.

Do you read nonfiction in a different way or place than you read fiction?
ANSWER: I tend to read nonfiction primarily when I'm researching an idea, education, etc. Then I read solely nonfiction.








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