I do like to read, I recently got a Nook and love it. Currently
hooked on anything written by Ken Follett. Other recent books have
been "Water for Elephants," "In the Company of the Courtesan.
Books that I have read and/or re-read: Amy Tan's books, Three Cups
of Tea (and was sadly disappointed to learn it is likely a ruse),
The Kite Runner, John Steinbeck, The End of Iraq (excellent
assessment of the situation), The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged (not
a Rand-head), Richard Dawkins' books, ...
I have an interest in current events and the state of the
I like thought-provoking movies, I'm a sucker for a good story and
enjoy most genres other than horror. I'm not the squeamish type,
but I don't like seeing people or animals being diced up.
Food-wise, I'm always up for trying something new. I like sushi,
thai, indian, morrocan, korean, vietnamese, middle eastern, well
you get the idea. I am endeavoring to eat healthy. While I am an
omnivore, I often to eat a couple of meatless meals a day.
My music tastes are eclectic, but lately I'm drawn to jazz. A
sampling from my IPod: Boz Scaggs (huge fan), Los Ojos de Brujo
(fantastic!), David Sanborn, the Eagles, the Rippingtons, Miles
Davis, Nat King Cole, Patsy Cline, the Pretenders, ELO, ....
New music likes: Gangstagrass (think theme to "Justified"), Gotan
Project, Lady Gaga.
Recently, I have been creating my own music with a small group of
friends. We get together and practice our ukuleles. We have
performed at a few private events.
Podcasts I enjoy: Slate Daily, Dan Carlin's Common Sense &
Hardcore History, NPR, PRI Selected Shorts, The Moth, This American