While raising children, Denise Meagher, a returning area native, became a published freelance writer, voice over talent and enthusiastic community theatre participant. She loves reading, writing, traveling, time with friends and most of her family and empty-nesting with husband, Ted.
If you're the type of person who:
1. While reading a book, flips ahead or sometimes reads the end first. . .(Guilty)
I remember thirteen, don't you? Who doesn't? But honestly, the prelude to that momentous occasion - becoming a teenager, was the worse year of my life - to date.
My mom remarried, which meant we had to move. Again. Along with that blessed union came two older, quite angry, abusive step-siblings. Being the very middle child I now, oh joy, had the opportunity to be picked on by two more people. As a matter of survival, I became quite good at hiding; usually at a friend's house. Anywhere was better than home "sweet" home. If that wasn't possible, I holed up in my room and hid myself in a book.