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Donna Gets it Right ----

8-13 -02

There goes the neighborhood ---

WHEN I FIRST SAW this web site, I thought, "This is a great idea." It looks great, has lots of interactions, places to voice your opinion, history, and other goodies. Plus it's FREE, and that's always a big plus. But the one thing it lacked was a woman. I'm sure you were all thinking the exact same thing. Right. Anyone?

Anyway, I wrote a few e-mails to Jack and Dan, touting myself as a wanna-be writer who could put a female spin on some things. Being two very intelligent men, they agreed, of course, and here I am.

I graduated in 1981. From what I've seen here, there are lots of folks from the early 70s. You don't know me, but -- no offense -- some of you or probably your parents, may have known my Dad. He worked at the Highland Springs Post Office for 25 years before he died in 1987. His name was Tony Jenkins, and he worked at the front counter most of the time. He always had a smile to give. He told tons of corny jokes, never met a stranger, and he's the reason I'm the way I am. I tell more stories than jokes, though, but, like him, I'm not afraid to talk to anyone. Or, more to the point, I'm not afraid to make a fool of myself; sometimes you have to do that in order to get the laugh.

Hopefully I'll be a regular up here soon. It will be mostly my personal rants and general observations about men, TV, music, and anything else that may be rolling around in my head. Feedback is great, so feel free -- but only if you agree with me. Because being right is very important to women.

Okay, I'm only kidding. Any feedback is great. At least I'll know someone out there is actually reading it.

Until next time......
Donna (Jenkins) Monnin


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