Derek and Alicia in the 'Zerb

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Industry Government
Occupation Peace Corps Volunteer
Introduction Alicia loves to cook, Derek loves to eat. Okay, maybe we both do. We love to hang out with friends and relax. We love our families. Above all, though, we love our God. By His grace we've been saved.
Interests Food, music, history, literature, people, movies, kids, beer, and cultures.
Favorite Movies Top Gun, Good Will Hunting, Once, Snatch, Juno, Memento, The Departed, Atonement, The Goonies, anything by the Coen Bros.
Favorite Music Band of Horses, Silversun Pickups, The Decemberists, The Weepies, Mates of State, Regina Spektor, Imogen Heap, Silverchair, Straylight Run, The Avett Brothers, The Killers, Deathcab for Cutie, Brand New, Arcade Fire, Ben Folds, Muse, Damien Rice, Howie Day, Lauryn Hill, Snow Patrol, The Shins, The Thrills, David Grey, Jose Gonzales, Bright Eyes, Tegan & Sara, Eisley, Shane & Shane, Bebo Norman, Postal Service, Wilco, Copeland, Sufjan Stevens, Interpol, Schuyler Fisk, Damien Jurado, Denison Witmer, The Reindeer Section, Radiohead, Clap Your Hands Say Yah, The White Stripes, Patrick Park, The Rocket Summer, Counting Crows, Rage Against the Machine, MGMT, Nina Simone, Paulo Nutini, Manchester Orchestra, Aqueduct, Iron and Wine, Jimmy Eat World, Jack's Mannequin, Lenka, The Perishers, Pixies, The Swell Season, The Ting Tings, Kings Of Leon, Ingrid Michaelson, Frank Sinatra Derek wanted me to add: Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Anti Flag, MXPX, Greenday. He'll always be a punk rocker.
Favorite Books Alicia's: Jane Eyre, Emily Dickinson's Poetry, Roses For Mama, Pride & Prejudice, Mere Christianity, The Ragamuffin Gospel, Mansfield Park, Ruth Hall, Persuasion, Sacred Marriage Derek's: 20th century classics, anything by Sinclair Lewis, Tom Wolfe, or Tim O'brien. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan.