Nancy B.
Subscriber since: December 2010
Location: Evanston, IL
About Me
College English major, advertising copywriter in the UK for eight years, ran the recycling program in Evanston for 11 years, very involved with local and state environmental groups, freelance journalist, advertising and marketing director for family seafood and gourmet retail businesses. Love to travel, watch birds, garden, spend time with my two adult kids, my husband and my garrulous dog. Read as much as I can squeeze into my overstuffed time schedule.
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I always loved poetry, especially poems that sounded like what the poem was describing -- "The tintinnabulation of the bells, bells, bells..."
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I hate the way people overuse this word, sticking it into sentences where it doesn't belong... "It was like so cold out..."
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"Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety: other women cloy The appetites they feed: but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies; for vilest things Become themselves in her..."
- Shakespeare

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