Colin

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About me

Industry Non-Profit
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Introduction Rapidly approaching middle age, but still pretty adolescent inside. Lightly read in a wide range of subjects, widely read in a much more narrow range. Suspended on a high-tension wire between sincerity and snark. Enamoured of saints, but struggling every day just to achieve basic human decency.
Interests Affirming Anglican Catholicism, ambiguity, angels, Anglican Communion, Anglo-Catholicism, anthropology, apocatastasis, art nouveau, art rock, Arthurian legend, Bible, bookbinding, British Isles, Buddhism, budo, bujutsu, calligraphy, Catholicism, Celtic music, Celtic mythology, Celtic Twilight, Christ, Christianity, Church of england, coffee, compassion, composition, contemplation, conversation, conversion, cooking, creativity, drawing, early Christian history, early Christianity, early music, electronic music, electronica, Elizabethan period, emergent Christianity, English folklore, English history, Episcopal Church, Eucharist, Faërie, fairy tales, fey, folklore, geek culture, gender issues, geometry, gnosis, Gnosticism, goth, gothic, Grail lore, graphic design, Greek language, Greek mythology, High Church, history, Holy Grail, hugs, icon, iconography, improvisational cooking, Inklings, intelligence, interfaith, Irish history, Irish language, Japanese history, Japanese language, Jesus, knitting, kumihimo, Latin, lectio divina, linguistics, liturgy, Mabinogion, martial arts, Mary Magdalene, Matter of Britain, medieval history, medieval music, meditation, Middle-Earth, mixology, mysticism, mythology, mythopoeia, Narnia, neo-monasticism, new monasticism, Old English, Orthodox Church, Orthodoxy, philosophy, photography, plainchant, plainsong, poetry, prayer, progressive, progressive rock, redemption, religion, religious studies, repentance, sacraments, sacred music, sainthood, saints, sapientia, service, shoegaze, songwriting, Sophia, sophiology, spirituality, storytelling, Sufism, tattoos, tea, theology, theoria, Theravada, transitional spaces, translation, travel, typography, Unicorn Tapestries, Victorian, Victoriana, Vipassana, volunteering, wayfarers, Welsh mythology, writing, Zen, αγάπη, λόγος, μετάνοια
Favorite Movies The Blues Brothers, Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, The Empire Strikes Back, The World At War, Ma Vie en Rose, Pride and Prejudice, Chasing Amy, Fight Club, Bridget Jones' Diary, Matilda, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Favorite Music rock and roll, progressive rock, EBM, IDM, goth, industrial, technopop, futurepop, electronica, folk, Celtic, plainsong, plainchant, early music, blues, shoegaze, psychedelia, art rock, baroque, minimalist, sacred music
Favorite Books The Lord of the Rings, The Sandman, A Circle of Quiet, Mere Christianity, Orthodoxy, Lamb: The Gospel according to Biff Jesus' Childhood Pal, The Screwtape Letters, Moonheart, Dreams Underfoot, Living Buddha Living Christ, Promethea, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Try writing your name with your other hand. Where was that person raised?

In a forest. By wolves. Wolves with bad handwriting.