I'm definitely a summer person and I usually try to escape winter for a warm, beach vacation each year :-) Hawaii is one of my favorite places - have you ever been?
Mysteries (Sue Grafton, Marcia Muller).
Wide range of tv shows (Survivor, Big Bang Theory, Hawaii 50, Scorpion, Craig Ferguson). And Red Wings hockey!
Some all-time favorite movies are Office Space, Die Hard, Before Sunrise.
Matchbox 20, Collective Soul, Pearl Jam.