Writer Blogger Surfing enthusiast Mother of two (girl, 16, boy, 14). Wife (Married 17 years this May.) 2008 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso; B.A. in English and American Literature, Creative Writing. LJ Wellingbaum Prophet. (As dubbed by tasabian).
Where I'm from
Loves: My family, being in fandom, writing, music, reading, animals.
Hates: Spiders, library loudies, bigotry, homophobia, bad grammar/spelling.
Past Fandoms: The Dukes of Hazzard, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Smallville.
Present Fandoms: Kyle Gallner, Smallville (1-4 only,)Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Moonlight, Party Down, Veronica Mars, The Walking Dead, Gotham, Downton Abbey, Sherlock.
Favorite books: The Color Purple, The Gone Series, The Lord of the Rings series, The Harry Dresden Files, The Harry Potter series, DC graphic novels, any romantic literature, especially Keats, Byron, Shelley.
Currently reading: Mr. Kiss and Tell, by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Epic Notable Quotes from History, Fandom, and Movies:
"Please pin this to your white meat." --A note with a name tag given to a lady by Winston Churchill at a party, where she took offense over the PM calling the served meal "chicken breast" instead of "white meat."
"I've got a plan so cunning, you could put a tail on it and call it a weasel!" --Edmund Blackadder
"American English is English after being wiped with a dirty sponge." --J.R.R. Tolkien
"You call sleeping with me business? I hate to think what that makes you." --Lex Luthor to Victoria Hardwick in Smallville.
"I spent the whole morning putting in a comma, and the whole afternoon taking it out." -- Oscar Wilde.
"Having fun, Mojo?" The Flash to Solivar the gorilla in JLA "The Brave and the Bold."
"Cream and 37 sugars." The Flash, when asked how he takes his coffee. JLA "The Brave and the Bold."
"I have no idea who this is." --Lex Luthor, in the Flash's body, after pulling back the Flash's cowl while looking in a mirror, hoping to discover the hero's secret identity. JLU "The Great Brain Robbery."
"I just call it the merge." --Michael Rosenbaum, discussing how the 'dillo leans slightly to the left when engorged, on "Loveline."
"Nope. Hetero-flexible!" --A gender-bending girl's response to Nelson, when he asks her if she's gay, in Alex Sanchez's book Rainbow Road.
"It's hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning." --Calvin, in Calvin and Hobbes.
"Christ, isn't anybody straight anymore?" --Brian Kinney on "Queer as Folk."
"You guys are like a bad buddy cop comedy waiting to happen! Detective Rice . . . and Detective Beans!" --Kip Unger to Chilly-Chill and Pocorn in "Kickin' It Old Skool."
"I, Lex Luthor, your leader, will now discuss the details of my, Lex Luthor's, plan. My villainous, villainous plan. Question the plan at your peril! Um. Any questions?" --The Flash in Lex's body as he addresses his minions in "The Great Brain Robbery." ( With apologies to herohunter as she has this quote on her bio too, but it's just too good pass up!)
"She's exhausted. Her life, much like her hair, had become unmanageable." Jack on "Will and Grace" about Will's emotional breakdown.
"This better be quick. You're taking time away from my slow, agonizing march toward death." Zondra, Jack's acting coach, on "Will and Grace."
"I prefer the term professional crazed fan." Jack, to Will, after Will calls him a stalker on "Will and Grace."
"What the 'Baum brought together, let no man separate!" Herohunter, on our bonding over Michael Rosenbaum.
"Oh GOD, garden gnomes!" Jack Cooper in his horror over contemplating having to live in his aunt's trailer in Poughkipsie in ZDJ&J
"It smells like a fart right here; I'm leaving." Michael Rosenbaum at the 2008 Seattle Hockey Challenge, while interviewing a player.
"You're a stand-up guy, Bats! Don't ever let them call you a crazed loner!" The Flash, to Batman, on JLA.
"Gay sex is HOT." Grace Adler, while watching two gay men about to kiss on tv, on "Will and Grace."
"Like I need this crap at my age. I've got Darth Vader money!" James Earl Jones, after being chastised by an off-Broadway director, on "Will and Grace."
"Hey, Moose! I was watching tv with your wife today. Stupid BITCH, it took her two hours to watch 60 Minutes!" Danny Doyle, "Poolhall Junkies."
"That's BS, buddy." Michael Rosenbaum, at the 2008 Hockey Challenge, over a questionable ref call.
"Whatever, Trevor!" Michael Rosenbaum, at Dragon Con 2008.
"Because we're not IDIOTS!" herohunter in Sept 2008, when, during a phone conversation, I asked her why we understand things about Lex that seem to be obvious about him, while Clana shippers and the writers of SV do not.
"Nerd away!" Michael Rosenbaum, DragonCon, August of 2008.
"We've entered bitch county!" Jack Cooper, while being caught in the middle of a fight between Zoe and Jane.
"God, what a way to die. Shot by a transvestite on an unrealistic grassy knoll!" Blackadder, "Aim and Aimability."
"Mother's ASS!" Adina, Sorority Boys.
"Annoy, tiny blonde one! Annoy like the WIND!" Logan to Veronica, on Veronica Mars
"If I donate to the United Latino Pain in the Ass Fund, will you shut the hell up?" Logan, to Weevil, on Veronica Mars
"NEVER underestimate the size of my cojones." Logan, to Weevil, on Veronica Mars
"I'm sure I'll thoroughly enjoy that . . . until my esophagus closes up, cutting of my oxygen and I shuffle off this mortal coil. Perhaps my last words will be, 'Great crab, papa!' I'm allergic to shellfish." Logan to his father, after Aaron announces he's making crab for dinner on Veronica Mars
"No one likes a blonde in a hamster ball." Veronica Mars
"If I still smoked, I'd take my Parliment, put it out in your eye!" Zondra, to Jack, on Will and Grace.
"Man! Now I totally wish I could write good!" Dick Casablancas, on Veronica Mars, after coveting the grand prize for an award-winning essay at school.
"So, you're a writer AND a dick?" The headmaster of Sam's school, to Sam, in Mother's Little Helpers.
"There are different definitions of fun." --Kyle Gallner, 2011
The 'Baum telling me to rock on at the 2008 Seattle Hockey Challenge!
Me with Kyle Gallner and his cousin Alex in Scottsdale, AZ, 2010.
With the beautiful and talented Ambre Leigh:
And with complete hottie Bay Dariz!
Damn, it feels good to be a gangsta.
Awards and such:
Love who you are; be who you are.
My muse, Alix. He's playful and uninhibited, but high-maintenance and downright pouty sometimes. A very special thanks to herohunter for using her incredible talent in order to give me a picture of him!