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Old 01-23-2013, 10:28 AM   #1
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Smile Hello from Nevada

Wow! I am already overwhelmed by the amount of activity on this forum... I was up till all hours last night looking around.

After hearing many people tell me I should write a book, I finally decided to give it a whirl. Although it isn't the story most people who say that will expect, (usually it is said in response to some humorous anecdote I've shared about my heathen children) I'm having fun with it.

Maybe by the time I have the requisite 50 posts I will have enough written to submit for critique.

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Your children are heathens, too? Well, welcome from one heathen-raiser to another. I vow to use AW to screen out the unnatural sounds emanating from around the XBox. I hope you can do the same.

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