Alita l
Subscriber since: August 2008
Location: Wesst Chester, PA
About Me
I have lived near Philadelphia since 1992 when, at age 60 I got a)my Ph.D. and b)a tenure track position at Penn State (Brandywine Campus, nr Philly). At 65 I got tenure..an at 75 I've just retired but still teach a class (French) and classes with trips abroad in a Foreign Experience course that I initiated. For 20 years I've published poetry and translations in the U.K. (I'm from Yorkshire), under the name C.A.de Lomellini (which was my name once).I've been married to Alec Kelley (former chemistry professor and atomic scientist)since 1970. I lived in Yorkshire 18 years, Peru 17 years, Arizona 22 years and Pennsylvania 16 years. I have two (Peruvian)daughters who live in Nevada and the Netherlands.
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Favorite Word:

wallow
Alec (my husband) says I use it frequently in my poetry! I didn't realize that I did so until he pointed it out and I checked. I must have something going for woodnotes wild, I guess. I don't use it all that much!

Least Favorite Word:

basically
I'm fed up with it...
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Favorite Quote:

"pero cenemos Inez si te parece, primero"
- Baltasar de Alcazar

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