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Stephanie
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Jim's outside interests

Jim,

I'd like to take a little time away from talk about the novel to discuss some of your other interests. By now I'm sure everyone knows that you are much more than a novelist... you're an adventurer too - can you tell us about your interests in caves and in scuba diving?

And for those who don't know, James Rollins is Dr. Jim Czajkowski, the veterinarian. Jim, I know you're not in practice full time, but you still do some work in your practice, right? I'd love to hear about some of your more interesting cases!
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seattle1
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Re: Jim's outside interests

One question that came to mind. There was a news article about how Ernest Hemingway left his Island to his cat (I believe 50 of them now - seems conservative for cats) do you have similar provisions for you pets? (funny another article yesterday about Leona Helmsley leaving $12 million to her dog Trouble and the next largest amount $10 million to her brother who is to care for Trouble. I doubt if you own an island but wouldn't it be fun to leave them a veterninary clinic?


Also you might peek at the full page advertisement for tourism in Belize in the recent issue of Archeology Magazine - it's in the first part of the magazine - about a 7 mile "deep" cave tourists can float. I first took it to mean deep like in depth but I realize on re-reading they mean deep as in long. How fascinating - kind of like your caves in Excavation.
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JamesRollins
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Re: Jim's outside interests

I don't have any specific provisions for my dogs, but I do have 6 brothers and sisters and they all love the "kids," so I have no fear that they'll be well taken care of (ie., spoiled rotten).

As to Belize, I was there this past winter and I saw advertisements for the cave float, but I didn't get a chance to do it. I was too busy trekking through some Mayan ruins there.

Jim


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