I have been playing guitar since age 10. I also play drums, bass and piano.
I am a pretty even balance of introverted and extroverted, analytical and creative.
I am addicted to Business Insider and experience FOMO if I don't at least get through every article on the first page.
I nearly died in the Grand Canyon. Twice.
I am a film buff and one of my favorite activities has been to serve as an indie film festival juror here in the city.
I was born and raised in S. FL. My vacations are split between S. FL and CT, where I also have family.
Music: Zeppelin, Beatles, Sabbath, Rush, Floyd, Donovan, Fiona Apple, Chopin, DeBussy, Ravi Shankar, Miles Davis, Coltrane, Joao Gilberto, Stan Getz, Phillip Glass, Metallica, AC/DC, Elliott Smith, Radiohead, Chet Baker, Howlin' Wolf....
Movies: The Big Lebowski, Lost in Translation, Sideways, The Departed, Star Wars, Young Frankenstein, Barry Lyndon, Mulholland Drive, Clockwork Orange, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Punch Drunk Love, Jackie Brown, Star Trek, Life of Brian....
TV: Freaks and Geeks, Firefly, South Park, Family Guy, Community, Mad Men, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Louie, Hardball....
Climate change and renewable energy.
The word "textiles" sounds absolutely nothing like what it means. Every time someone uses that word I have to look it up in my brain and substitute the definition for the word. (I wouldn't say that I think about this "a lot.")