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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Tutor
Location San Francisco, California, United States
Introduction In late 2006 I was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer. In October I had surgery to remove 10 inches of colon, my uterus and my left ovary (where the cancer had spread). In December I celebrated my 34th birthday and then started 6 months of chemo. And I have lived to tell the tale...
Interests Not having cancer, movies with plots or lots of gore, music where the lead singers don't whine (damn you, emo!), moments of beauty and clarity, a good hot dog at the ballpark
Favorite Movies Matewan, Being John Malkovitch, American Beauty, Take the Money and Run, The Bicycle Theives, Top Secret
Favorite Music "Tighten Up" by Archie Bell and the Drells, "A Plea from a Cat named Virtute" by the Weakerthans (and, now, Virtute the Cat explains her departure)
Favorite Books Blindness (Jose Saramango), Jonathan Letham, tokyo cancelled, the latest book on M strings, oh...lots of books