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Industry Education
Location Richmond, Virginia, United States
Introduction Ramblings from the rural metropolitan...
Interests academia, aerosmith, chekov, arthur miller, astronomy, autumn, bebe neuwirth, bill maher, chocolate, chopin's nocturnes, monet, coffee, coldplay, copper, photography, diners, poe, edward hopper, edwin arlington robinson, elton john, eric clapton, etymology, f*r*i*e*n*d*s, flannery o'connor, fonts, game shows, geology, georges braque, globes, caillebotte, melville, horror, hufflepuff, irises, jack nicholson, james bond, julianne moore, kaleidoscopes, kathy bates, levenger, libraries, lighthouses, literature, magnolias, marilyn vos savant, mark mothersbaugh, mary chapin carpenter, museums, mythology, neville longbottom, new york, new york giants, opera, oscar wilde, owen wilson, pearls, penguins, pets, politics, pomona sprout, pumpkins, quantum leap, raccoons, raymond carver, magritte, robin williams, roller coasters, rubber ducks, russian history, san antonio, shakespeare, simon winchester, snoopy, snow, soliloquies, sophie marceau, sophie treadwell, iced tea, stargazing, stephen king, supreme court, susan sarandon, swimming, tales from the crypt, tennessee williams, the golden girls, the oed, the powers that be, the rolling stones, theatre, thomas hardy, tilt-a-whirls, stoppard, travel, turtles, upton sinclair, venice, violets, weeping willows, xebecs, yankee candles, zeppelins, belle watling, big and rich, board games, butterscotch, cadbury cream eggs, caramel machiattos, chianti, cream soups, crocuses, c. s. lewis, david hyde pierce, derigibles, gardening, gin blossoms, good deeds, guillotines, home improvement, icons, italy, jabberwocky, jeff gordon, jennifer aniston, jimmy buffett, katarina witt, keeping up appearances, mac cosmetics, marcia cross, nightmare cafe, orchids, pandas, patsy cline, paul simon, pink floyd, poplars, russian literature, ronald reagan, the beatles
Favorite Movies the royal tenenbaums, raging bull, gone with the wind, gaslight, the man in the gray flannel suit, on the waterfront, philadelphia, who's afraid of virignia woolf?, lonestar, butterfield 8, network, dead poet's society, suddenly last summer, the rocky horror picture show, american beauty, rear window
Favorite Music anything that doesn't require too much thought...
Favorite Books Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?-- Edward Albee, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents -- Julia Alvarez, Time's Arrow -- Martin Amis, Winesburg, Ohio -- Sherwood Anderson, The Borderlands -- Gloria Anzaldua, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love -- Raymond Carver, The Professor's House -- Willa Cather, The House on Mango Street -- Sandra Cisneros, The Awakening -- Kate Chopin, The Good Soldier -- Ford Maddox Ford, Trifles / A Jury of Her Peers -- Susan Glaspell, Tess of the D'Urbervilles -- Thomas Hardy, Travesty -- John Hawkes, A Doll House -- Henrik Ibsen, Desperation -- Stephen King, The Stand -- Stephen King, One Hundred Years of Solitude -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Color of Water -- James McBride, Moby Dick -- Herman Melville, Death of a Salesman -- Arthur Miller, Gone With the Wind -- Margaret Mitchell, Lolita -- Vladmir Nabakov, 1984 -- George Orwell, Animal Farm -- George Orwell, Betrayal -- Harold Pinter, Children of the Night -- Edwin Arlington Robinson, Tilbury Town -- Edwin Arlington Robinson, The Harry Potter Series -- J.K. Rowling, King Lear -- William Shakespeare, Macbeth -- William Shakespeare, The Tempest -- William Shakespeare, Kolyma Tales -- Varlam Shalamov, The Jungle -- Upton Sinclair, The Monster Show -- David J. Skal, Dracula -- Bram Stoker, Arcadia -- Tom Stoppard, Cane -- Jean Toomer, Machinal -- Sophie Treadwell, Girl in Hyacinth Blue -- Susan Vreeland, The Color Purple -- Alice Walker, Ethan Frome -- Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth -- Edith Wharton, Charlotte's Web -- E.B. White, When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer (poem) -- Walt Whitman, The Picture of Dorian Gray -- Oscar Wilde, The Ballade of Reading Gaol -- Oscar Wilde, A Streetcar Named Desire -- Tennessee Williams, Suddenly Last Summer -- Tennessee Williams, The Professor and the Madman -- Simon Winchester, A Room of One's Own -- Virginia Woolf, This Bridge Caled My Back -- Gloria Anzaldua