alison

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Government
Location Ottawa, Canada
Introduction Mother, reader, wine lover, hockey fan (GO SENS), tweeter, picture masher, Supernatural, Dominion, Sherlock, & The Walking Dead fangirl. Not really an anime character.
Interests My kids, reading, music, hockey, beer, camping, cooking, friends, red wine, Monty Python, mystery novels, baking cookies, picking strawberries, pool maintenance, pool usage, key lime pie, thinking up reasons not to mow the lawn, skating, chocolate, ice cream, chocolate ice cream, slippers, James Bond, using my cocktail shaker, October, making soup, blogging, C.S.I. and C.S.I. Miami -- but not C.S.I. New York, public libraries, Indian food, the farmers' market, thinking about Daniel Craig, sleeping, making lists, did I already say sleeping?, toboganning
Favorite Movies Suspense movies, comedies. What's in my DVD library? Bull Durham, This is Spinal Tap, Labyrinth, The Big Easy, Shaun of the Dead, The Princess Bride, Casablanca, Hope and Glory, Bon Cop Bad Cop, Men in Black, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Die Hard, Mamma Mia!, High Fidelity, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Blazing Saddles, (how's that for eclectic?)
Favorite Music Tragically Hip, Coldplay, Talking Heads, David Bowie, Blue Rodeo, Sam Roberts Band, Grand National, Diana Krall, Simon Curtis, The Who, Big Sugar, Eurythmics, Keane, Killers, Rolling Stones, Def Leppard, B52s, Great Big Sea, Colin James, Duran Duran, Bryan Adams, Pink Floyd, Maroon 5, Muse
Favorite Books Iain Banks, Ian Rankin, Neil Gaiman, Peter May, Jim Butcher, Reginald Hill, Janet Evanovich, P.D. James, Susan Cooper, James Lee Burke, J.K. Rowling, Mordecai Richler, Dana Stabenow, Mary Stewart, Phillip Pullman, Steve Hamilton, Nick Hornby, Peter Robinson