Interests: Wife. Dogs. Camera. Blog. Grandkids. Music. Words. Travel. Family. Friends. Beauty. Inspiration. Nature. Film. Life. Food. Wind. Trees. Chocolate. Peace. People. Clouds. Art. Ocean. Fall. Laughing. Poetry. Theater. Being silly. Ideas. Books. Being with the people I love. Kindness. Hope. Joy.
Movies I’ll Watch Again and Again: Anything by Hitchcock… especially I Confess, The Trouble with Harry, Suspicion, and Rebecca. Otherwise… Dune, The Usual Suspects, Amadeus, Avatar, The Shawshank Redemption, The Princess Bride, Schindler’s List, Planet of the Apes (1968), Dark City, old sci-fi, Before Sunrise, Playing by Heart, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Inception, Ladyhawke, Legends of the Fall, Roman Holiday, Capote, The Children’s Hour, The Matrix, Star Wars, Jackie Brown, State and Main, Gravity, The Martian, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Wild Tales, 13th.
Music I’m Streaming: The Revivalists, The Black Keys, Chris Stapleton, Johnnyswim, The Civil Wars, John Grant, The Lone Bellow, Frightened Rabbit, Goldfrapp, Crash Kings, Bruno Mars, Badly Drawn Boy, The Airborne Toxic Event, Bright Eyes, The Avett Brothers, James, Rob Thomas, The Devlins, Bell X1, Pink, Robert Plant, and Alison Krauss, Van Morrison, Cher (the older stuff), The Swell Season, Ben Harper, Matt Nathanson, Ryan Adams, Sara Bareilles, Pink Martini, Ella Fitzgerald, Dixie Chicks, Billie Holiday, Blue October, Patty Griffin, Jon McLaughlin, Alexi Murdoch, Landon Pigg, Marc Broussard, Brett Dennen, Brandi Carlile, Sonia Dada, James Morrison, Antigone Rising, Gomez, Scissor Sisters, Melissa Etheridge, Paolo Nutini, Indigo Girls, Ray LaMontagne, Amos Lee, Uh Huh Her, Missy Higgins, Anouk, Duffy, The Frames, Arcade Fire, The Beatles, David Gray, Travis Meadows, Billie Eilish, and on and on. My musical tastes expand and change constantly. It’s a thing. I make a list every year of songs I’ve discovered that year. Could be someone new to me or off an old album I already own. It’s just stuff I find during the calendar year that I like.
Pages I Keep Turning: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Elephant Vanishes, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dry, the Thomas Covenant series, The Night Circus, Tao Te Ching, poetry of e.e. cummings and Pablo Neruda, the Harry Potter series, early Stephen King, Brave New World, The Jungle, Running With Scissors, The Hunger Games, the poetry of Sarah Kay, Red Rising Trilogy, Red Queen Trilogy, spoken word poetry, Shadow and Bone series, Year One series, etc. I’m a reader, have always been. Any suggestions?
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