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Industry Education
Occupation college teacher
Location Kentucky, United States
Introduction "But where our hearts truly lie is in peace and quiet and good tilled earth; for all hobbits share a love for things that grow..."--J.R.R. Tolkien
Interests Urban homesteading, intentional living, self-sufficiency, sustainable living, "Food, Not Lawns, " feminist lit, fireflies, moonpies, herbal medicine, pink champagne, heirloom veggies, bare/dirty feet, poetry, lore (any kind at all), taking photographs of catfish heads strung on barbed wire fences, proving that monster catfish do exist in America, pink champagne in Mason jars
Favorite Movies "American Beauty, " "Breakfast at Tiffany's, " "Brotherhood of the Wolf, " all things Harry Potter
Favorite Music Chet Baker, Mahler, Iron & Wine, Joanna Newsom, Hank Williams, the Decemberists
Favorite Books "Return to a Place Lit By a Glass of Milk, " "100 Years of Solitude, " anything by Raymond Carver, Stuart Dybek, Pam Houston, the entire Harry Potter series, the entire Lord of the Rings series AND the Hobbit AND the Silmarillion (of course!), the Awakening, Lady Chatterly's Lover, Women Who Run With the Wolves

When your science teacher smashed a frozen rose with a hammer, did you warm the petals to bring them back to life?

No. I stuffed them inside the formaldehyde-soaked cavity of my recently-dissected frog and prayed for rain.