planning my next travel excursion
inspiring 5th graders to be bad ass students with definite opinions.
my impish nature
my quick wit
a prayer for owen meany
inteview with the vampire
eat, pray, love (i know, i know -- a chick flick)
the secret life of bees (…another chick flick)
the red tent
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was one of the first books to rock my world as a kid (and I'm not talkin bout the movie). I love anything Roald Dahl. In my eyes, it's sophisticated childrens' lit.
eternal sunshine of a spotless mind
the green mile
lord of the rings trilogy
dead poets society
to sir with love
(I am a sucker for a feel good teacher movie)
beck, feist, michael franti, jeff buckley, stevie wonder, glen hansard, erykah badu, me'shell ndegéocello, neko case, chris isaac, nelly, mc solar, he's my brother, she's my sister, zach deputy, regina spector, tegan and sara, ben harper, stevie wonder, radiohead, prince, queen, santo gold, random rab, bassnectar (early lorin years), portishead, michael jackson, mark growden, the nibblers, but most of all... the unexpected band I stumble upon
foreign cinema (all-time favorite)
a good steak
and a good burger
gialina / delfina
goood frickin chicken
my sonic toothbrush
my bathtub (& the oceans)
pizza (& cheese)
red wine &/or whiskey
the american landscape 200 years ago
the environment (and how much we waste)
and are insanely smart, have an interesting array of musical interest, care about physical fitness, have a great command of the english language, are not flakey, and you know that you should come to the door when you pick me up for a date. we'll figure the rest out later.
you also have . . .
live music lust
sidewalk cafe lust