Cascadia Girl

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About me

Gender Female
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Introduction A Cascadia girl, born and bred, I can't imagine calling anywhere else home.
Interests Family & friends, travel, reading, races - running & tri's, backpacking, community gardening, food & wine, local politics, volunteering, art - viewing and making, movies, learning & helping others learn, my dog Sophie
Favorite Movies Casablanca, Big Night, Raising Arizona, Down by Law, Henry V (with Kenneth Branaugh), Pulp Fiction, Shawshank Redemption, Before Sunrise and Before Sunset (see them in order), Amelie, Dreams, North by Northwest, Thomas Crown Affair (1999 version), Pi, Alien, The Shining
Favorite Music Thievery Corporation, Amadou & Mariam, R.L. Burnside, Ani Di Franco, Karen Pernick, Julien Jacob, Dave Brubeck, Afro-Celt Sound System, Beck, Debussey, Transglobal Underground, U2, The Decemberists
Favorite Books A Peoples' History of the United States by Howard Zinn, Iridescent Light by Deloris Tarzan, On Beauty by Zadie Smith, The Sea by John Banville, The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, Kafka by the Shore by Haruki Murakami, The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan, Life of Pi by Yann Martel, Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arther Golden, The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, Beloved by Toni Morrison, Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence, The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai