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|Location||Iowa, United States|
|Interests||reading, cooking, language, music, kids, teaching, kitsch|
|Favorite Movies||Moonstruck, Terms of Endearment, Napoleon Dynamite, Raising Arizona, Home for the Holidays, Love Actually, Family Stone, It's a Wonderful Life, Etre et Avoir, The Secret of Roan Innish, To Kill a Mockingbird, Garden State, Little Miss Sunshine, Copland, Beautiful Girls, Waitress, Juno|
|Favorite Music||Elvis Costello, Norah Jones, Wilco, Barenaked Ladies, John Mayer, Cold Play, Joss Stone, Sea and Cake, Paul Simon, The Replacements, Joni Mitchell, The Marlboro Chorus, Josh Rouse, The Shins, Wheat, Beck, Sufjian Stevens, Arcade Fire, crooners (Bing, Dean, Tony, Perry), The Weepies, Everything But the Girl, Wicked soundtrack, Hairspray soundtrack, Vampire Weekend, Feist, Iron and Wine, Xavier Rudd|
|Favorite Books||A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Anne of Green Gables, Middlesex, A Handmaid's Tale, Harry Potter, Poisonwood Bible, To Kill a Mockingbird, novels by Lorna Landvik, Fall on Your Knees, Da Vinci Code, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Secret Life of Bees, Stephanie Plum mysteries (I heart Morelli), The Penderwicks, Betsy Tacy books, Water for Elephants|
When your science teacher smashed a frozen rose with a hammer, did you warm the petals to bring them back to life?
No, we ate them with a glass of nice chianti and some fava beans.