Author has written 19 stories for A-Team, A-Team, and Psych.
My name is TheRealAlyshebaFan, ff.net member since May 9 2009, and I am, sometimes, a writer. It is an addiction, and one of the less physically dangerous ones, I suppose. I have posted 19 stories here at ff.net for Psych & for The A Team (movie/TV show).
A very sad, frustrated and lonely person calling themselves 'TheRealAlyshebaFan1' (https://www.fanfiction.net/u/5390502/TheRealAlyshebaFan1) continues to pretend to be me and continues to steal my avatar, and has a history of stalking and abusing other writers in the fandom who don't slobber all over Shules. If you receive any nasty reviews from this person, please feel free to PM me and I'll be sure to refute the review. I don't post hateful reviews to any story. I never have and never will. This "fake persona" has never written a story at ff.net (main reason being that he/she can't write anything more complicated than a very short grocery list), but they have favorited several of my stories so... maybe it's just envy or a bizarre case of cyberstalking? Beats me. Really, it's just silly and sad and indicates some serious mental health issues, and his/her behavior is clear indicator of his/her character. Or lack thereof.
For all that... you, o delusional stalker, don't matter to me. You're boring.
Other than that... I hope to get back to my Pysch fics and complete at least one of them, and now I'm pleased to say that at least Golden Crown has been finished! But life is busy and I'm on other projects all the time, so... :sigh:
Recent health issues have prevented me from visiting ff.net much, or writing (sciatica makes sitting very long somewhat... difficult). So while I'm propped up here, I'll do some profile updating:
Favorite fiction books: a lot, but not all, of Sophie Kinsella's novels, particularly Can You Keep a Secret? and The Undomestic Goddess. Fun, light-hearted, amusing fare for a cold weekend when arthritis and sciatica makes one almost immobile. I read constantly.
Favorite music: Most stuff by Johnny Cash, Dwight Yoakam, and a wide variety of stuff from Roy Acuff to ZZ Top, but I won't listen to rap, hip-hop, jazz or the blues. Just not my style.
Favorite nonfiction book: The Bible; Sire Lines, by Abraham Hewitt; Matriarchs (volume 1 and 2); Dynasties; Uncle John Readers
Currently watching: The Crown, on Netflix. I honestly can't make myself watch Game of Thrones or anything related to Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter. I tried one of the Harry Potter movies and kept wondering, "So when does the plot start?" I don't get it. I've also never seen a James Bond movie, It's a Wonderful Life, Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon or all of Gone With the Wind.
Favorite books of dry statistics only someone like me can love: The American Racing Manual, which comes out every year since about 1910 with a full review of horse racing in North America for the previous season, and while I don't own every one (and likely never will) I gleefully purchase whatever editions I can through Amazon, abebooks, Half.com, etc. The Manual does have profiles of major runners of the past year, and are well-written by people who know their stuff.
Favorite websites: BRISnet, which has nothing do to with Judaism but is instead dedicated entirely to horse racing. The American Produce Record is a wonderful (albeit expensive) resource on pedigrees. Then it's equineline and Equibase and bloodlines.net and pedigreequery.com. And BloodHorse.com
Current projects: Dams of Two or More Classic Winners and Classic Winners Around the World. Both are ongoing efforts. I'm currently awaiting info on the pedigrees of classic winners in Kenya. Hopefully my contact in Nairobi will send it along before I lose my mind. I love that stuff--finding a mare that has produced two or more classic winners anywhere is a major thrill. Racing goes on almost everywhere, and many countries' 'pools' of available bloodstock is limited, so those mares are a remarkable group. Granted, mares in some place like Turkey aren't producing runners like what you'll find in England or the United States, but Kenya has a mare named Belinda II who produced FIVE classic winners in that country. Not even the venerable Urban Sea managed that! Hunting down full lists of classic winners in every country where racing takes place is a chore (don't get me started on Belgium--I'll just get ticked again), but in most cases national Jockey Clubs are eager to help.
"You will never hear of anybody getting into a barroom brawl over somebody saying something derogatory about the North."
"Never ask a woman how old she is, how much she weighs or when she's due." (particularly the last one!)
"Yesterday is dead. Tomorrow is blind. Today is a gift--that's why it's called the present."
Those who know, and know they know, are wise. Those who do not know, and know they do not know, are smart. They can be taught. Those who do not know, and do not know that they do not know, are dumb. You must leave them. Or at least prevent them from owning dogs.