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A few books: Illusions (Richard Bach), Where Can Peace Be Found?
(J. Krishnamurti), Autobiography of a Yogi (Paramahansa Yogananda),
The New France (Andrew Jefford), Jitterbug Perfume (Tom Robbins),
Oneness (Rasha), Horizons Touched - The Music of ECM (Steve
A few poets: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Pablo Neruda, William Stafford,
Naomi Shihab Nye, Joni Mitchell
A few movies: Kiss of the Spider Woman, Le Hérisson, Blade Runner,
8 1/2 Women (not to be confused with Fellini's 8 1/2, but that's a
great film too), Woody Allen, Coen Brothers, Kubrick, Godard, and
too many others to stuff into this column.
A bit more music: Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen,
Florence + the Machine, Frank Zappa, Yes, King Crimson, Brian Eno,
Jon Hassell, Daniel Lanois, Hans Zimmer, Bon Iver, Bjork, The
Meters, Herbie Hancock, Prince, Wayne Shorter, Keith Jarrett, John
Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Sun Ra, Al di Meola, Astor Piazzola, Pat
Metheny, Bruce Hornsby, Alexis Weissenberg, Serge Gainsbourg,
Albert Marcœur, Billie Holiday with Lester Young, Shirley Horn with
Charlie Haden, and .... !!. Music is like breathing for me, and so
it feels funny trying to pick a favorite anything.
TV: More often than not I find myself watching it vicariously
through others, however the new Cosmos is a breath of fresh
Food: Freshness, balance, simplicity... That basically means Italy.
Yes, I'd like to eat the whole country of Italy. I love that
Seattle has great Indian, Mexian (especially Oaxacan), Thai and
Vietnamese options. Brunch at French bistro? Yes and yes!