|Occupation||Writer Professor Mother Among Other Things...|
|Location||Maryland, United States|
|Introduction||By day, I'm an uptight and proper academic - you know, a publish or perish type who resides in tall towers with the likes of Rapunzul. In the evening, I morph into a lovable mom and wife, play with my children, hang with the hubby. But when darkness falls and the house stills, I write.|
|Interests||Writing, Reading, Sculpting, Glass work (lampworking), Cooking, Walking, Playing with my kids, Coffee with friends, Deadheading and weeding, Talking with Tortured Souls, Mentoring|
|Favorite Movies||Cinema Paradiso, Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The Wizard of Oz, Life is Beautiful, LOTR|
|Favorite Music||Keane, Snow Patrol, Coldplay, Mahler, the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Carol King, the Story, James Taylor, Philip Glass, Kate Bush, Wagner, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Fray, Aqualung, Boomtown Rats, Joan Armatrding|
|Favorite Books||Too many to list... Most influential (no order):, The Feast of Love, The Foundation Trilogy, The Fountainhead, Dune Messiah, The Golden Notebook, Bless the Beasts and Children, Catcher in the Rye, A Million Little Pieces, The Sound and the Fury, The Time Traveler's Wife, Catch-22, Rabbit Run, I Claudius, Claudius the God, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Rilke, Halfway House, Three Junes, Halfway House, Less than Zero, Into the Wild, and all the holy books|
Your bow is not broken but you've run out of arrows. How can you fake being a bard?
I still have my quiver full of pens... and words...