Terry R

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Occupation Retired Graphic Designer
Location Castroville, California, United States
Introduction An empty-nester, I share my home with husband Steve. I was born in the heart of Artichoke-ville USA--Castroville, California, and I consider myself an Artichoke enthusiast and evangelist of sorts. Our two daughters, Rene and Stacy are artichoke lovers too, which is proof that a taste for carciofi runs in our blood.
Interests Family, reading, gardening, Macs, hiking, traveling, outdoor photograpy, nice friends, nice wine, nice meals, SciFi channel, PBS, NPR, artichokes from Castroville CA
Favorite Movies The Princess Bride, Little Big Man, A Night to Remember (about the sinking of the Titanic), The Flight of the Phoenix (first edition in the 60's), West Side Story, Singin' in the Rain, Darby O'Gill and the Little People (Hobbits before Peter Jackson), any Godzilla movie, any old Japanese Star Man movie, Sci Fi B flicks, any movie about horses
Favorite Music I'm a product of the 60's-70's: The Beatles, The Who, Jackson Browne, Simon and Garfunkle, Joni Mitchell, world-beat, ethnic & aboriginal, R&B, ska, some punk, Folk, Folk Rock
Favorite Books Humor, Dave Barry, John Stewart, classic Science Fiction, Isaac Asimov, John Campbell, Frank Herbert, Kim Robinson, Jean Aul, Ursula LeQuin, mystery novels, historical fiction, scientific & geographic nonfiction. MacWorld, Sunset, National Geographic Magazines.

The squish of mud between your toes; how would you live your life as a frog?

While not totally squeamish, I'm afraid I'd be indecisive as a frog and immediately swallowed by a trout.