Lori Anderson

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in Roanoke, VA, The United States
March 29, 1969

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I've led a very eclectic life!

(Edited to say -- in 2012, I got Lyme disease and in 2018 just started getting out of bed. I haven't done much of anything but read when my brain was well and lie in bed during that time. But to learn who I WAS, before a tick bit me, keep reading!)


I'll start with my first real-world job in 1987. It's as far from jewelry design as it could possibly be -- four years in the US Air Force. Joining right from high school, I spent a year in California learning Korean, and then off to Osan AB, Korea, to work an Intel position. Lots of fun (except for chemical warfare exercises), but no beading. I never even thought of it.


After four years in Korea, I left the military for the civilian world and held a few different jobs
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Rumi
“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”
Rumi, Masnavi i Man'avi, the spiritual couplets of Maula

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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
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“But sometimes, unexpectedly, grief pounded over me in waves that left me gasping; and when the waves washed back, I found myself looking out over a brackish wreck which was illumined in a light so lucid, so heartsick and empty, that I could hardly remember that the world had ever been anything but dead.”
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M.T. Acquaire Hi Lori! Thank you for accepting our friend request :)

We would love for you to check out our new book trailer for our young adult urban fantasy novel, Marty Boggs & The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb.

http://youtu.be/P2KSCGv56iQ

We look forward to hearing what you think!

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Lori Anderson Yeah, why does crochet get the short end of the stick, LOL?


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Toni berkshire Hi, Lori - glad to meet you. Knitting books sounds good. I just finished, 'Died in the Wool', and Knit fast, Die Young, by Mary Kruger and Indigo Dying by Susan Witting Albert. Personally, I crochet, but haven't found many murder book series about crocheting, yet.


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