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About me

Industry Education
Occupation traveling teacher
Location Chicago, United States
Interests film, skiing, snowboarding, traveling, geography, philosophy, relaxing with friends, writing, Shakespeare, the ocean, England, Fair Trade, wine, burritos, lazy Sundays, smart boys, flowers, my toggle coat, worn cashmere sweaters, lonely planet guides, warm blankets, used bookstores and record stores, The Surfer's Journal, national public radio, philadelphia, teaching, autumn.
Favorite Movies Wonder Boys, Festen, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Cache, Mifune, The Rules of the Game, Dirty Pretty Things, Kung Fu Hustle, Pulp Fiction, Amelie Poulin, The Virgin Suicides, Igby Goes Down, Whale Rider, Hook, The Royal Tenenbaums, Swimming Pool, Au Revoir les Enfants, Rushmore, ESSM, School Ties, La Haine, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Annie Hall, I Heart Huckabees, Wah-Wah, Murmur of the Heart
Favorite Music Guster, Ben Folds, Ben Lee, John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Feeder, Miles Davis, Belle and Sebastian, Elliott Smith, Counting Crows, Jay-Z, Lhasa de Sela, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Franz Ferninand, M, Coldplay, Van Morrison, Dave Matthews, Matt Costa (preferably alll on a mix CD)
Favorite Books Still Life with Oysters and Lemon, Bel Canto, The Girl Who Played Go, Mrs. Dalloway, The English Patient, The Graduate, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, The Adrian Mole Diaries, Franny and Zooey, Grapes of Wrath, A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, A Separate Peace, A Moveable Feast, The Sun also Rises, This Side of Paradise, anything by Shakespeare

When you hesitate before hitting snooze on your alarm clock, are you being lazy?

I don't hit snooze.