Susan Scheid (Raining Acorns)

About me

Gender FEMALE
Location Mid-Hudson Valley, New York, United States
Introduction These days, you can find me over at Prufrock's Dilemma.
Favorite Movies A Passage to India, A Room with a View, All Quiet on the Western Front, Amadeus, Apocalypse Now, Becket, Blazing Saddles, Brazil, Casablanca, Catch-22, Charade, Dr. Strangelove, Doctor Zhivago, Earth, Fargo, Gandhi, Glory, Gone with the Wind, Gosford Park, Henry V (Branagh), Hope and Glory, Inherit the Wind, Ikuru, Invictus, Julia, Lagaan, Lawrence of Arabia, Life is Sweet, Little Voice, Lolita (original), Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, Mrs. Dalloway, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Patton, Ran, Schindler's List, Shakespeare in Love, Some Like It Hot, Sophie's Choice, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Hours, The King's Speech, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, The Madness of King George, The Philadephia Story, The Producers, The Remains of the Day, The Queen, The Quiet American, The Red Shoes, To Kill a Mockingbird, Water (D. Mehta), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? I'm sure I'm forgetting something . . .
Favorite Music John Coolidge Adams, John Luther Adams, Altan, Johann Sebastian Bach, Benjamin Britten, Jesse Alexander Brown, Caleb Burhans, Qigang Chen, contemporaneous, Claude Debussy, Edward Elgar, Bill Evans, Joep Franssens, Jefferson Friedman (Chiara String Quartet), Judd Greenstein, Leoš Janáček, Janus Trio, Ellen Lindquist, Dylan Mattingly, Olivier Messiaen, John Metcalf, Arvo Pärt, Derek Piotr, Sergei Prokofiev, Rachel's, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, Steve Reich, John Rutter, Peter Sculthorpe, Dmitri Shostakovich, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Richard Strauss, The Sixteen, Toru Takemitsu, Wozzeck, to name a few . . .
Favorite Books A House for Mr. Biswas, Alice Munroe, Alison Bechdel, American Pastoral, Angle of Repose, Anne Carson, Arrogance, Atonement, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Beloved, Bleak House, Blindness, Elaine Sexton, Coming Through Slaughter, Danube, Europe Central, In Search of Lost Time, My Name is Red, Mr. Mani, Regeneration, T. S. Eliot, The Bird Artist, The Debacle, The Great War and Modern Memory, The Hours, The Lazarus Project, Kazuo Ishiguro, The Rest is Noise, The Siege of Krishnapur, The Waves, Therapy, Ulysses, Wallace Stevens, War and Peace, Waterland, William Trevor, Wolf Hall, I'm definitely forgetting something . . .