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Industry Education
Occupation Enjoying Oregon and Salem
Location Salem, OR, United States
Introduction N is retired and K is, too. N plays in the Willamette Valley Community Band. K spends her free time creating on the computer, reading and being amused by the birds in the backyard.
Interests good food, our all-grown-up "girls", reading, OPB, NPR, beer, wine, camping, gardening, hiking, biking, surfing the web, dutchoven-cooking, CAROLYN HAX "Yet no matter how desperate you are for an ideal outcome, you're still stuck without any control over anything except: 1. Your actions; 2. Your reaction to others' actions; 3. Your ability to articulate what you want while respecting the boundaries set out by 1 and 2. "Theatre, Mystery, Corel Draw, tuba, Saturday Markets, local nurseries, songs in my head, current events
Favorite Movies It's A Wonderful Life, Amelie, Vera Drake, The Waitress, Music Man, Little Shop of Horrors, Dave, Millions, Sea Biscuit, Tucker-The Man and His Car, Crash
Favorite Music Pink Martini, Inga Swearingen, Melody Gardot, Adele, Lyle Lovett, Eva Cassidy, sound track from "Hair", Greg Brown, Adagio for Strings, Agnus Dei, Oregon(I Can't Go Home), Noah Hall
Favorite Books Peace Like a River, A Fine Balance, What I Loved, As The Crow Flies, The Shipping News, Some Things That Stay, The Sojourner, Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep by Teri Sloat, anything by- Ann Patchett, Kate Atkinson, Anne Tyler, Ruth Reichl, Margaret Atwood, Barbara Kingsolver, Faith Sullivan, Maggie O'Farrell

If your whole body were a hot air balloon, would you stop eating spicy food?

Why? An extra heat source would be a good thing!