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Industry Education
Occupation Writer Professor Mother Among Other Things...
Location Maryland, United States
Introduction By day, I'm an uptight and proper academic - you know, a publish or perish type who resides in tall towers with the likes of Rapunzul. In the evening, I morph into a lovable mom and wife, play with my children, hang with the hubby. But when darkness falls and the house stills, I write.
Interests Writing, Reading, Sculpting, Glass work (lampworking), Cooking, Walking, Playing with my kids, Coffee with friends, Deadheading and weeding, Talking with Tortured Souls, Mentoring
Favorite Movies Cinema Paradiso, Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The Wizard of Oz, Life is Beautiful, LOTR
Favorite Music Keane, Snow Patrol, Coldplay, Mahler, the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Carol King, the Story, James Taylor, Philip Glass, Kate Bush, Wagner, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Fray, Aqualung, Boomtown Rats, Joan Armatrding
Favorite Books Too many to list... Most influential (no order):, The Feast of Love, The Foundation Trilogy, The Fountainhead, Dune Messiah, The Golden Notebook, Bless the Beasts and Children, Catcher in the Rye, A Million Little Pieces, The Sound and the Fury, The Time Traveler's Wife, Catch-22, Rabbit Run, I Claudius, Claudius the God, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Rilke, Halfway House, Three Junes, Halfway House, Less than Zero, Into the Wild, and all the holy books

Your bow is not broken but you've run out of arrows. How can you fake being a bard?

I still have my quiver full of pens... and words...