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I may be a mountain girl, but I am no Hill-billy!

A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight


Blog Posted:9/17/2012 6:46:00 AM
In Reno, NV, down on first street, is a little coffee shop called Java Jungle. On Monday evenings they do an open mic. Tonight, Drake Eszes (from PoetrySoup) myself, and Erin Thomas (Zahhar, from AllPoetry) are meeting there, and we will all be reading some of our poetry. These guys are really AWESOME poets!  It's going to be a really good time, fun for all. I have read there before, myself, but Erin and Drake have not. So our little community is in for a whopper of a surprise. Consider this an open invitation to anyone in the area who would like to join us. You are very welcome. It's going to be a 'hot time in the old town tonight!' Love and hugs, Catie :)
Oh yeah, the open mic starts at 7:30 pm, and if you want to read you really need to get there by 7pm to put your name on a list. hugs, Catie

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  1. Date: 9/18/2012 2:13:00 AM
    Represent Catie....while I'm here in Vegas, I'll look up an open mic.

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/18/2012 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Scribe, have fun in Vegas! hugs, Catie :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 7:31:00 PM
    Enjoy, too far away to attend. Lee

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/18/2012 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Lee, too bad. hugs, Catie
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 2:47:00 PM
    I would like to find some place nearer to home to read. If I can summon up courage.

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  1. Date: 9/17/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Would love to be there Catie! That sounds super cool:-) hmmm..,its a bit far from here though,all the way to Reno..bohooo:-( Have fun you guys,and keep it hot!! Hugs,Arild

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/17/2012 10:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Arild! Wish you and Anne Lise could join us! Now...where IS that row boat? Ha! hugs, catie :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 9:22:00 AM
    Sounds like fun... I went to one in Missouri and loved it... But my voice keeps breaking when I get nervous... The whole area went quiet and even the cooks were peaking around at me. They seemed to love my story poems. But it's far away at night... and I haven't been back. But it was sooo cool.

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/17/2012 9:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    sounds like you had a great reception, Carol, when you read your poems. Wish I could have been there. hugs, Catie :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 8:52:00 AM
    Wow! I would love to be there! It's a great experience, Catie. Enjoy it!

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/17/2012 9:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Ruben, I am sure we are going to have a blast. Too bad you live so far away... darn it. hugs, Catie :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 8:28:00 AM
    We have been in Reno often.......wish we were a little closer....I'd love to hear you!! Have fun, and knock their socks off!!

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/17/2012 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes, that right, Carrie, you live up there in the mountains! i forgot about that. we should have invited you sooner, sorry. Thank you for the good wishes. hugs, Catie :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 7:21:00 AM
    So you guys are all in Reno, huh? I drove through there once. Who knew it would have more to offer poets than this big college area where I am living!!! Good on you guys. Have FUN.

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/17/2012 8:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Andrea. maybe next time you pass through, we can work out the times, and you can join us. No, Drake does not live in Reno, but is close by. hugs, Catie :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 7:06:00 AM
    Wish I could be there I really enjoyed my little bit of fame , all the best to you all hope it goes a blast.xx

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    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 9/17/2012 8:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Mandy! I am sure we are going to have a wonderful time! hugs, Catie :)

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