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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Reader Interview: Dianne

Today I’m interviewing Dianne Kenes who lives in Pennsylvania. She will be married 40 years next month! Now that’s what I call a happily ever after 😊

Lexi: How did you get into reading romance novels?
Dianne: Since I was a very young girl I read romance novels.  

Lexi: Tell me about your pet.
Dianne: My dog's name is Skittles. She is a German Short Haired Pointer and was12 years old on Feb.13.

Lexi: I love that name! What are you good at?
Dianne: I am good at making crafts and I love to sing. 

Lexi: I admire both of those. Tell me about your significant other.
Dianne: My husband and I will be married 40 years on April 29.  

Lexi: I think that's awesome! What’s your favorite dessert?
Dianne: Cherry Pie

Lexi: What types of romances do you like to read?
Dianne: Contemporary and mysteries .

Lexi: What are you proud of?
Dianne: I am proud of my son. He is a fantastic person and husband and in June will be a father.

Lexi: Oh wow! Congratulations grandma :-) What’s your average day look like?
Dianne: Running errands, going to the gym and cleaning the house.

Lexi: What’s your perfect day look like?

Dianne: Sleeping in, reading a book, working on my crafts.

Lexi: How many hours a week do you spend reading romance?
Dianne: 2 or more hours.

Lexi: Who made the biggest impact on your life?
Dianne: My Dad

Lexi: If you could go on an all expense paid vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why?
Dianne: Italy. I have always wanted to go there it looks so beautiful.

Lexi: I've been there and it is! How many books do have in your “To Be Read” pile (means you’ve bought them but still need to read)?
Dianne: 800 books to be read in my IPad.

Lexi: Wow! If you could give someone what they wanted most, what and who would it be?
Dianne: I would give my friend good health and her memory back. Sue Dewire.

Lexi: I knew I liked you. You have a kind heart. What kind of car do you drive? If you had your choice, would it be that one or a different one?
Dianne: I drive a Subaru Forrester and I wouldn't want a different one.

Lexi: How many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren all total do you have?
Dianne: I have one son he is married and our first grandchild is on the way in June.

Lexi: That is just so exciting! What do you do for fun (besides reading romance novels)?
Dianne: Knit, crochet, counted cross stitch. Paint pictures.

Lexi: What did you think you’d be when you grew up?
Dianne: An interior decorator.

Lexi: What don’t most people on social media not know about you?
Dianne: I love to sing.

Lexi: That is a real gift. What’s your favorite holiday? Why?
Dianne: Christmas I love being with all my family and friends on that day.

Lexi: What mistake have you made that you learned the most from?
Dianne: Not to judge a book by its cover. 

Lexi: I love that. What color eyes do you have?
Dianne: Green  
Lexi: How old do you think is perfect for a hero?
Dianne: 35 or 40

Lexi: Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Dianne: Santa clauses 

Lexi: Oh, that is so fun! What are you afraid of?
Dianne: Heights

Lexi: What educational background do you have?
Dianne: High School 

Lexi: Do you dream at night? Do you remember your dreams?
Dianne: I have dreams but I don't remember them.

Lexi: What are some of your favorite movies?
Dianne: Hallmark movies 

Lexi: Goes perfectly with your favorite holiday and your collection :-) If there was one thing you wanted to tell me, but I didn’t ask, what would it be?
Dianne: I enjoy people and doing things with my friends.

Lexi: Okay, time for the quickies. Dark-haired hero or light-haired? Dianne: Dark haired
Lexi: Vanilla or chocolate? Dianne: vanilla 
Lexi: Spicy food or not spicy? Dianne: Not spicy
Lexi: Beard or no beard? Dianne: Beard
Lexi: Hot weather or cold? Dianne: Hot weather
Lexi: Morning person or night person? Dianne: Morning person
Lexi: Rich hero or blue-collar hero? Dianne: Blue collar
Lexi: Coffee or tea? Dianne: Coffee
Lexi: Beach or mountains? Dianne: Beach
Lexi: Cats or dogs? Dianne: Dogs
Lexi: Hero with long hair or short? Dianne: Short haired
Lexi: Rent or own? Dianne: Own
Lexi: Working or retired? Dianne: Retired
Lexi: Blonde heroine or brunette? Dianne: Brunette
Lexi: City or town? Dianne: Town
Lexi: Cook or eat out? Dianne: Eat out
Lexi: Tattoos or no tattoos? Dianne: Tattoos 
Lexi: Pajamas or naked? Dianne: Pajamas

Lexi: Thank you for chatting with me, Dianne. It was great to learn more about you!