If I tell you that you're beautiful, realize that it's not an achievement or a trophy but rather an attempt to share an experience. It's the same as calling a friend to tell her to go outside and look at the moon!
Once you get to know me, I can be one of the goofiest people you know.
Movies: Almost Famous. The Secret of NIMH. Lost in Translation. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. The Truman Show. Up. Winged Migration. Latcho Drom. Fight Club. Love Actually. Serenity. Princess Mononoke.
Food: Bibim Bap, Lentil Salad, Omelets. Pecans. Fresh fruit salad with toasted sesame seeds. Casa de Luce. Steamed Kale. Avocados. Artichokes. Grilled Asparagus. Italian.
Music: De Dannan. Altan. They Might Be Giants. Solero Flamenco. Imogen Heap. Lamb. Hespèrion XX/Jordi Savall. Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott (Real Time). Kate Bush. Llan de Cubel. André Marchand. Fantasia Thomas Tallis. Orange Range. "The Red Priest" Yma Sumac. Fly Me to the Moon. Tori Amos. Lara Neao. Esperanza. Josephine Marsh. Edith Piaf. La Bottine Souriante
Radio: NPR News. This American Life.
TV: Battlestar Galactica. Firefly. Mythbusters. Top Gear. Weeds. Guns, Germs, and Steel. (Makes an awesome drinking game!) TOS.
Podcasts: The History of Rome. Skeptoid.
Women who use their voice like an instrument.
The company of the whimsical and the curious.
My latest thing: the new minimum standard. It might be too much to ask for someone to die suddenly for their principles. How about being willing to die quietly and alone sometime far in the future for one's principles? It doesn't seem so much to ask, but in thinking about it, it seems that most people don't even do this much.
(Moved to the front of my profile, since it was one of the best parts:
If you can listen openly when I tell you that you're beautiful, and realize that it's not an achievement or a trophy but rather an attempt to share an experience. It's the same as calling a friend to tell her to go outside and look at the moon!)