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Occupation Corporate Bean Counter and Espresso Goddess
Location Bay Area, CA, United States
Introduction I don't have an M.D. or a Law Degree; I have a Bachelor's in taking names and kicking ass.
Interests My kids. Coffee. My Man. Family. Living gluten-free. Friends. Plotting to take over the world. Eating Vegan but wearing leater. Coffee. Beach. Antiques. Maddie singing Beastie Boys. Over-analyzing. Book Stores. Mom & Pop Diners. Sundays. Tea. Vintage Posters. Touristy sight-seeing. Procrastination. Eichlers. Single-pull espresso machines. Vegas. Finding the humor in everything. Frank Lloyd Wright. Coffee. 20th Century Design. Playgrounds. Hole in the wall Tiki Bars. Funky Target Clearance shoes. Coffee. Red Tango bags. Steve Maddens. Cynicism based on idealism. Yard sales. Watching the fog roll in on the coast. My favorite black boots. Cafe’s. Libraries. Grand Ave. Tea. Red shoes. Black & White Movies. Sushi-especially on Sundays. Using my powers for good instead of evil--Strike that, Reverse it. Bargain-shopping. Autumn. Coffee.
Favorite Movies AN ODD MIX OF COMEDY, CLASSICS &; BAD CHICK FLICKS: An Affair to Remember. Annie. Being John Malkovich. Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Casablanca. Clerks. Dead Poet's Society. Dodgeball. Dogma. Down With Love. Elf. Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Forrest Gump. Good Will Hunting. Inventing the Abbotts. Jay &; Silent Bob Strike Back. Labyrinth. Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Muriel’s Wedding. My Big Fat Greek Wedding. One Hour Photo. Reality Bites. Roman Holiday. Sabrina. Sixteen Candles. Some Like it Hot. St. Elmo's Fire. That Thing You Do. The Breakfast Club. The Graduate. The Lion King. The Opposite of Sex. The Princess Bride. The Royal Tannenbaums. There’s Something About Mary. Wedding Crashers. White Christmas. With Honors. You’ve Got Mail. 200 Cigarettes.
Favorite Music A bit o' everything, not much for country or rap. To name a few: U2, Violent Femmes, The Beatles, CAKE, The Doors, Weezer, Old French Jazz, Pearl Jam, The Strokes, The White Stripes, Tom Waits, Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Breeders, Natalie Merchant, Depeche Mode, Death Cab for Cutie, Ella Fitzgerald, The Postal Service, Johnny Cash, Simon &; Garfunkel, Tracy Bonham, The Pixies, Edie Brickell, She Wants Revenge, IZ, Squeeze, Snow Patrol, Corrine Bailey Ray, Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Cure, Marcy Playground, Norah Jones, Green Day, Weezer, The Beastie Boys, The Killers, Nirvana, The Smiths.
Favorite Books Right now I'm reading: The Historian, The Darwin Conspiracy, The Grand Contraption, 20th Century Design. Recently read: Skinny Bitch, The Plain Truth, Twin Cities Noir, Undomestic Goddess, Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic, Choke, The Time Traveler's Wife, The Alchemist, San Francisco Noir. Also: Gluten-Free cookbooks, Dean Koontz, Shakespeare, Plath, Emerson...SUDOKU. I am also a magazine junkie--the non-commital, "one-night-stand" of reading. Favorite Magazines are: Dwell, Health, Cooking Light, Metropolitan Home, Natural Health, Newsweek, Mental Floss, ReadyMade, Alternative Medicine, Sunset.

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