Showing posts from June, 2010

Casting Call: Jen

Hooray, hooray, I can finally cast Jen!  I've had the actresses picked out for quite some time, but I wasn't quite satisfied with my 1980s option. She was just a touch too glamorous for our girl.  And then...last weekend I forced my daughter to watch my favorite 80s movie with me, and blammo---there she was, just waiting for me to find her.  So, sorry Mia Sara; there's a new Jen in town. Jen has brown hair and light eyes of undisclosed color, but the primary thing about Jennifer Whitney, the main character in Three Daves , is that she's sort of the ultimate average girl.  She's pretty, but not too pretty; smart, but not too smart; nice, get the picture. She's the kind of girl that everyone can relate to in one way or another.    She's usually pretty easy going and says things like any 80s girl would: “Cool beans. See you in ten.” She's also got an innocence about her, a naivete, that sometimes turns judgmental.  A bit of a goody-goody, if

What do you like with your book?

Whether I'm reading or writing, there there are three things that maximize my enjoyment: coffee, red wine (beverage choice dependent on the time of day), and my jammies.  And so I find it quite delightful  that the three businesses where Three Daves is available for purchases happen to be a coffee shop, a wine store, and a lingerie boutique.       Limestone Coffee & Tea 15 E. Wilson St., Batavia, IL Gibby's Wine Den 1772 S. Randall Rd., Geneva, IL She She 17 S. Third St., Geneva, IL  So nice to know that my baby is in such very good company. :)

One Hit Wonders Playlist

As promised, here's the One Hit Wonders of the 80s playlist.   Dare ya not to dance. ;)

One Hit Wonders of the 80s

If you haven't already taken this quiz at my website, here's your big chance to exhibit your in-depth knowledge of 80s culture.  These bands may have only had one hit, ah but what glorious hits they were.  I'll post the playlist on Friday. :) Quizzes by