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Location United States
Introduction "I am your own way of looking at things," she said. "When you allow me to live with you, every glance at the world around you will be a sort of salvation." --from "When I Met My Muse" by William Stafford (1914-1993)
Interests Architecture; Painting, Sculpture; Music; Liberal Democratic politics; NYC; Montmartre; Capri; Spanish red wines
Favorite Movies Laurel Canyon, Raising Arizona, The Clouded Yellow, Gone with the Wind, The Edukators, 8-1/2, The Magic Flute (Bergman), Tie Me Up/ Tie Me Down, Fanny & Alexander, Vicky Christina Barcelona, Precious
Favorite Music Brahms; Mozart; Paul McCartney; Palestrina; Gregorian chant; the Brandenburg Concertos; Andres Segovia; Dixie Chicks
Favorite Books Kristin Lavransdatter; Ulysses; anything by Robertson Davies; non-Shakespearean Elizabethan drama; all of William Faulkner; all of Donna Leon's Commissario Guido Brunetti series; The Elephant's Journey by Jose Saramago; Landing by Emma Donoghue; Citizens of London by Lynne Olson

You can punch a hole in an apple using a straw. How do you think that makes your milkshake feel?