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Forum: Café Archives Sep 4 2006, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Pat
Re: Steve Irwin Dies

I feel so sorry for his wife, children and other family members. :(

He was one crazy man, but you felt his love of nature in every show. Hubby I learned a lot from his shows, especially...
Forum: All the Rest Aug 27 2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,875
Posted By Pat
Re: New series(s)

Among my absolute favorite books of Anne's is Pegasus in Space.

I would love to have a book (or two or three or more), filling in the time between PiS and The Rowen.

There had to have been so...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 29 2004, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Alphabet Word Game

Hallelujah, It's Christmas (by Roger Whittaker) ;)
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 29 2004, 09:24 PM
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Posted By Pat
Re: fave authors

....way to many to list......but some of the ones who's next book is grabbed and read asap.......

Anne (of course!!! ;) though I've been know to wait, savoring having it TO read) :D
Rita Mae...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 18 2004, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,913
Posted By Pat
Re: A Rant

Ann Marie, you have my total understanding and sympathy.

One of my next door neighbors has a son who is a "motorhead"...and thinks that the backyard is perfect for an auto mechanic shop. We've...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 18 2004, 07:36 PM
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Views: 3,753
Posted By Pat
Re: Food and drink related hobbies

For years, I never drank wine...but on a trip to upstate New York, I discovered local wines and small wineries.

Since then, whenever we travel, I try to stop at local wineries and taste test. If...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 9 2004, 08:53 PM
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Views: 446,924
Posted By Pat
Re: Word Association

Bear (as in Teddy) :)
Forum: Café Archives Dec 9 2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,880
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Just one more Test...

:good: You'll do great, daughter dear!!! :group:
Forum: Café Archives Dec 9 2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,727
Posted By Pat
Re: Holiday Tradidions

Some of our holiday traditions are cast in bronze......

Thanksgiving...I'm the chef and have been for more years then I can remember. Guests at the table have been anywhere from 8 to 18,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 4 2004, 04:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,913
Posted By Pat
Big Grin Re: If you had to live the life of one of the characters....

Kater :D Somebody (or ...bodies) has to make sure all those Dragonriders and Masters behave, right?
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Dec 3 2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,453
Posted By Pat
Big Grin Re: Ship Series Question

Since The Ship Who Sang was the first McCaffrey I ever read, its always a bit special. The Ship Who Searched is definitely my next favorite. The characters seem the most real to me.

As to The...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 3 2004, 09:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,913
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: If you had to live the life of one of the characters....

The times I've thought of the Pern characters, I always come up with Manora as the one I relate to the most.

Since I'm an "in the background" kind of person, love to help folks and feed them as...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 2 2004, 09:08 PM
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Views: 446,924
Posted By Pat
Big Grin Re: Word Association

the :evil: demon EXERCISE
Forum: Café Archives Dec 2 2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,253
Posted By Pat
Big Grin Re: Birthdays/Ages

You can run, Kater, but you can't hide!!!!! :evil: :lol: We "old'ns" can move pretty quick now, thanks to motor-driven carts, ya know!!! :D
Forum: Café Archives Dec 2 2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,370
Posted By Pat
Wink Re: Your Star Sign

Leo, hear me :shriek: (closest I could find for a ROAR!!!!) ;)

I'm married to an Aquarian....supposedly we aren't compatible....but we've been married for 31 yrs!!! So much for that!!! :lol:
Forum: The Library Café Dec 2 2004, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 222,761
Posted By Pat
Wink Re: Getting to know you...

:wave: Pat is really me. Some of you may know me as a host at KT and KTL.

(short aside here.......Jess!!! I can't believe you looking at colleges. Seems like you just started high school!!!!!...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 2 2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,290
Posted By Pat
Re: dream books

I'd love a HB copy of Treaty at Doona . I have the first and third in HB (granted Crisis is a SciFi book club edition). As this is among my favorite Anne series, would love to have ALL of them in...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 2 2004, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,731
Posted By Pat
Thumbs up Re: Super Sleuths

Kater, can't remember the book title, but the author was Josephine Tey. Read that a couple of years ago....its very good.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 1 2004, 10:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,274
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: What would you like to see in a Pern story/book? Revisited

I've always been curious about life in the smaller holds, the seaholds and the ocean life of Pern. Wouldn't mind knowing more about those. Also, would like to read about the areas of Pern that are...
Forum: All the Rest Dec 1 2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,154
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Favorite Romance?

Think I agree with Pam....Stitch In Snow is my favorite. I always felt it was a "touch" biographical...plus it was the first romance/mystery of Anne's I read. Was lucky I started reading Anne in...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 1 2004, 09:37 PM
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Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Hi

Hi, Sokar, good to see you here!!! :)
Forum: Café Archives Dec 1 2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,253
Posted By Pat
Big Grin Re: Birthdays/Ages

*thinks 1946was a wonderful year* ;) (will let you do the math!!)

As to grey hair.....I love it (though must say I don't have much...genetics, I guess), but like Cheryl, one lovely white streak...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 1 2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,647
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Favorite item in your collection?

This is a tad tough, as I prize all my Anne books, but a few stand out as special to me:

Boxed, velour Moreta (signed)
HB UK Get Off the Unicorn (inscribed)
HB UK 1st Edition Decision at Doona
...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 1 2004, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,377
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Mary Stewart

Its been years since I read most of Stewarts books, though I always manage to squeeze in Airs Above the Ground every couple years.

Her Merlin books are really good reads. I went through a spell...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 1 2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,731
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Super Sleuths

I enjoy mysteries, particularly the "cozy" type. Susan Wittig Albert's China Bayles series is a good one. I sometimes think the murder is secondary to the "background" information, as in SWA's...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 1 2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 23,203
Posted By Pat
Smile Re: Books you just couldn't finish!

Like Cheryl, I used to feel I HAD to finish a book...no matter what. Have gotten a bit better though :)

Two books that I recall not being able to plow through, in my younger years...The Hobbit ...
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