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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, The Cure, 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
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 to indulge
in great Indian, Mexian (especially Oaxacan), Thai and Vietnamese
fare. Brunch at French bistro? Yes and yes!