|Introduction||I read a lot, I cook a lot, and then I blog about it. I am a college graduate with at BA in Classics. I wrote my undergraduate thesis the Plato's discussion of tragedy in the Republic and the Laws . For the last two years I have been doing some post-bacc work at a local university. I will begin my PhD program in classics in the Fall (I am very excited).|
|Interests||classics, philosophy, math, cooking/baking, reading, astrophysics/cosmology, running, pilates, yoga, art history, archaeology|
|Favorite Movies||Local Hero, The Dish, Diva, Galaxy Quest, Doc Martin, The Princess Bride, Comfort and Joy, Run Lola Run, Mystery Men, Emma, Clueless, Garden State, Spy Game, The Sting, All the Presidents Men, Get Shorty, Ever After, Pride and Prejudice, Star Trek (2009), Inception, Pride and Prejudice (miniseries), State of Play (miniseries), My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Cairo Time|
|Favorite Music||Feeder, Cherry Ghost, Manau, Aimee Mann, Remy Zero, The Thorns, The Old 97s, Rhett Miller, Fischer Z, The Jayhawks, Josh Ritter, Spoon, Garbage, Coldplay, KT Tunstall, Cheap Trick, Steadman, Frou Frou, Imogen Heap, Sara Bareilles, Swell Season, Amy Correia, Amy Winehouse, Jules Shear, Jill Sobule|
|Favorite Books||The Shadow of the Wind (Zafon), Reading Plato (Szlezak), Phaedrus (Plato), Republic (Plato: in Greek and trans. Bloom), Orestia (Aeschylus: in Greek & trans. Lloyd-Jones), Electra (Sophocles), Pride and Prejudice (Austen), Sophie's World (Gaarder), How the Universe Got Its Spots (Levin), The Tipping Point (Gladwell), The Seven Daughters of Eve (Sykes), The Spark (Downie), Greek Grammar (Smyth), Genres in Dialogue (Nightingale), Early Greece (Murray), A Room with a View (Forrester), The Awakening (Chopin), Dreams of a Final Theory (Weinberg), Seven Against Thebes (Aeschylus), Prometheus Bound (Pseudo?-Aeschylus), Invisible Cities (Calvino), The Dead (Joyce), Ode 2.13 (Horace), Medea (Euripides), the Bacchae (Euripides: Greek & trans. Arrowsmith)|
Your pajamas have duckies on them. Why did you switch from choo-choos?
I was once told that ducks were the symbol of the apocalypse and I found that rather amusing.