Alana Dill

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Industry Arts
Occupation Face painter, party entertainer, writer, illustrator, artist
Location Alameda, CA, United States
Introduction Artist, Wife, Mommy, Writer, Browncoat, Bleeding-heart liberal, U2 fan, gardener with an ugly garden, cook, pirate, wannabe fairy-princess, reinventing Middle Age
Interests Face painter, body artist, writer, occasional bad poet, fangirl, proud social justice warrior, geek, maker, good film and mediocre movies, everything except professional sports
Favorite Movies SO MANY to choose from! Casablanca, Captain Blood, Princess Bride, Serenity, Galaxy Quest, LOTR (all of 'em), Harry Potter, Rivers and Tides, Singin' In the Rain, Wizard of Oz, ....
Favorite Music Queen, U2, Mumford & Sons, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, Roxy Music, Florence & the Machine, Muse, Lumineers, ImagineDragons, the Who, Green Day, Billie Holliday, various hot jazz, Lyle Lovett..
Favorite Books The Road Less Traveled, Coleman Barks translation of Rum, LOTR, Lizard Music, Musrum, The Secret Garden, Skinny Legs and All, Another Roadside Attraction, The Hitchhiker's Guide, Harry Potter

For your birthday, your aunt gave you a maple syrup dispenser shaped like a rooster. Please write her a thank-you note:

Dear Auntie: I'm touched yet somewhat baffled at your choice of gift, since I'm not that crazy about maple syrup and am downright afraid of roosters. But as they say, it's the thought that counts. Although how you arranged this from beyond the grave is another disturbing question.