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Joanne has published more than 2,500 articles and was award recipient of the 1990 Woman of the Year for Beaver County, Pennsylvania, for her accomplishments and excellence in journalism and to the community. Her co-authored book, “Unforgettable Journey,” won fifth place in the Grand Beginnings romance contest. An excerpt from her WIP, “Unearthed,” placed her fifth in the Absolute Write Idol contest. Most recently, her essay, “Perseverance,” is published in the Stories of Strength anthology in which 100% of the profits are donated to disaster relief charities. Her most recent articles were published in ByLine Magazine, Writer's Digest, AbsoluteWrite.com, and Moondance.org. She has a monthly freelance writing column at Absolutewrite.com. Currently, she is the sole caregiver for her 85-year-old mother.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005


Here I got up close and personal with a 16 foot alligator.

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Blogger Jeff said...

joanne- I lived in So. Georgia for 14 years and been this close to gators before. (not by choice! hehe)

12/07/2005 10:01 PM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

I'll bet, Jeff! This was taken in Florida on vacation two years ago. The alligator was walking up the boat ramp at night. After my camera flash went off, I ran for the top of the picnic table. :D

12/07/2005 10:39 PM