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Food: Just about anything that is made with care and attention. I
love all ethnic foods (unless it's really bitter!), and since I
grew up in the South (Virginia and New Orleans), I LOVE Southern
cooking, but tend to make it healthier :)
I read about 5 books at a time, often switching back and fourth
between them. I read a lot for work about the brain, mental health,
politics, business / strategy, and keep up with the latest news -
especially about market conditions (not stocks, but what's going on
in different industries).
My best friends are movie buffs, so I see a ton of movies with them
and often have press passes for movies before they are released. I
don't usually choose the movies and have to say that I enjoy the
escape and the story in most movies, although I've noticed that
quality of movies has been a bit lacking lately. So, any movie
genre but romantic comedies work for me.
I love dance music and mash-ups. I have a pretty solid collection
of the best mash-ups produced. Otherwise, I usually ask friends to
load up my iPod with music they like and I discover all sorts of