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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation Word Herder, Thing Finder, Mender, and Sorter of Sundries
Location The Green Valley of Silliness, United States
Introduction When I was working in Memory Care, a woman living with dementia told me, "Life is not a dotted line." _ _ _ I think of this as I stitch and mend, weaving in the fraying edges and straggling threads.
Interests words, pictures, notions, stitchery, things that look like other things
Favorite Movies ––Alien, All About My Mother, (Pedro Almodóvar), Another Year, (Mike Leigh), Apocalypse Now, Before Night Falls, Black Books, Brief Encounter, Broadway Danny Rose, The Business of Fancydancing, Caché, Casablanca, The Crying Game, The Darjeeling Limited, Detectorists, Dirty Dancing, Downfall, Elling, Fat City, Force Majeure, Galaxy Quest, Gaudi Afternoon, Harold and Maude, Le Havre, (Aki Kaurismäki), Hellboy, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Italian for Beginners, Jules et Jim, (Truffaut), The Lives of Others, Local Hero, Metropolitan, Moonstruck, Music and Lyrics, Notorious, The Old Dark House, (James Whale), Once Were Warriors, Out of the Past, Pride, Rocky, A Room with a View, Serenity, (Firefly), Seven Samurai, 7-Up series, Shaun of the Dead, Smoke Signals, Star Trek, (TOS), Strictly Ballroom, The Third Man, Sunshine, Millions, (Danny Boyle), Museum Hours, To Have and Have Not, True Grit, Truly Madly Deeply, WALL-E, Whale Rider, The Wire, The Year of Living Dangerously, (Peter Weir)––
Favorite Music ––Abba, J. S. Bach, Chet Baker, Beatles, Micheal Bublé, Johnny Cash, Stan Getz, The Ink Spots, Alison Krauss, Peggy Lee, Nine Inch Nails, Giacomo Puccini, Queen, Otis Redding, Salsa Celtica, William Shatner, (Rocket Man!, Has Been), Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, (Born to Run), Randy Travis, Vivaldi, Rufus Wainwright, rock 'n' roll––
Favorite Books ––Douglas Adams, (Last Chance to See), Anansi Boys, (Neil Gaiman), Augustine, (Confessions), Lynda Barry, (One Hundred Demons), Charlotte Bronte, (Jane Eyre), Pema Chodron, (Start Where You Are), Anthony de Mello, (Awareness), John Donne, Andre Dubus, (Adultery), George Eliot, (Middlemarch), Jane Gardam, Edward Gorey, (The Doubtful Guest), Herge, (Tintin), Molly Ivins, Edward Lear, Fludd, (Hilary Mantel), Sven Lindqvist, (Bench Press), David Lodge, (Small World), Andrew Marvell, Tim O'Brien, (The Things They Carried), Flannery O'Connor, (The Habit of Being, Letters of Flannery O'Connor), Pablo Neruda, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Marjane Satrapi, (Persepolis), Maurice Sendak, (Higgeldy Piggeldy Pop!), William Shatner, (Get a Life), Art Spiegelman, (Maus), Wide Sargasso Sea, Connie Willis, (Doomsday Book)––

When you spilled the milk, did it look like the moon?

No, more like the galaxy.