Cindy Fey

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Occupation motherwriterteacher
Location Midwest, United States
Introduction A new life, different than the others, the best so far. I'm teaching again while my sweet husband Randy puts in long hours in film editing. When my sweet and wild girls, Mia and Eleanor, are sleeping, I work on my book, a memoir about motherhood and the early deaths of my parents, my brother Christopher and my sister Nancy.
Interests writing, parenting, film, travel, lit, teaching, My mantras: No sighing before noon! At the end of the day think "What are three good things that happened today?"
Favorite Movies Top Hat, Michael Mann's The Insider and Heat, Vigo's L'Atalante, Dirty Dancing, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The White Balloon, Andrew Davis's Pride and Prejudice, William Wyler + Bette Davis = The Letter and Jezebel, Todd Haynes + Julianne Moore = Safe and Far From Heaven, The Sweet Hereafter, Nashville, Doctor Zhivago, Faces, Killer of Sheep, The Age of Innocence, You Can Count On Me
Favorite Music You've been a fool and so have I/But come and be my wife/And let us try before we die/To make some sense of life/We're neither pure nor wise nor good/We'll do the best we know/We'll build our house and chop our wood/And make our garden grow/And make our garden grow, Leonard Bernstein, Joni Mitchell, the Stones, Victoria Williams, "Fix You.", Astral Weeks, Horses, "A Quick One (While He's Away)", George Frideric Handel, Mozart's clarinet concerto
Favorite Books Saturday, The Snow Leopard, Mommy Mantras, Personal History, Adopted Jane, Into Thin Air, David McCullough's John Adams, Operating Instructions, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Bordwell and Thompson's Film Art, The Moviegoer, Lolita, Rabbit is Rich, The Remains of the Day, A Death in the Family, Cold Mountain, The Killer Angels