letting people know that I care about them
Movies/tv shows: Angels in America, Project Runway, and
BBC murder mysteries.
I love public radio documentary/interview-type shows -- Interfaith Voices, State of the Reunion, 99% Invisible, Radiolab, etc.
Books: Alif the Unseen, The World to Come, The Charioteer, and C.S. Lewis' Space trilogy. I really like the work of Sherman Alexie, Ursula LeGuin, Chaim Potok, Robertson Davies, and John Dubus.
Foods: vegetarian food, chocolate, oranges, tea, really good bread, olive oil, olives, popcorn, dried mango.
how to avoid becoming a cat lady art teacher who wears (exclusively) whimsical outfits and dansko shoes