Books: The Giver by Lois Lowry, The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey, The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman....and many more!
Movies: My current top five favorite movies of all time are: 1)The Kite Runner, 2)Mysterious Skin, 3)Beautiful Thing, 4)Steel Magnolias, and 5)Fried Green Tomatoes. The Social Network should definitely be added to this list, but I am just not sure where. Other honorable mentions include: Cloud Atlas, Gran Torino, Back to the Future Trilogy, Chronicles of Narnia, Jurassic Park, Latter Days, Big Eden, Mr. Holland's Opus, Sister Act (I & II), Gothika, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Letters to Juliet, and The Ring...just to name a few.
Music: I like most styles of music but more often than not I am listening to either 1)Electronica, 2)Melodramatic/Indie Folk, 3)80s. My Top 6 songs of all time are 1)I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston, 2)If You're Not the One - Daniel Bedingfield, 3)Boys of Summer - DJ Sammy, 4)Worthy is the Lamb - Hillsong, 5)The More I Seek You - Kari Jobe, 6)Make Your Own Kind Of Music - Mama Cass Elliot. Here is a brief list of artists that I enjoy (in no particular order): Kari Jobe, Chris Tomlin, Israel Houghton, Clint Brown, Hillsong, Celine Dion, DJ Tiesto, Deadmau5, Jay Brannan, Phil Collins, Lang Lang, Gary Valenciano, Selah, Jim Brickman, Besides Daniel, Nickel Creek, Bruno Mars, Savage Garden, Mama Cass, Diana Ross, and many more!
Television: I know it wasn't requested, but I wanted to mention this too. I don't watch that much TV, but I do love certain shows and catch them when I can. Reruns are great! Seinfeld, Fraiser, the Golden Girls, The Office, Family Guy, Modern Family, Law & Order: SVU, The Big Bang Theory, Top Chef, anything HGTV or Food Network. My current favorite shows are RuPaul's Drag Race and The Walking Dead!
Food: I love Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Mexican, Salvadorean, pizza, meat & potatoes, and anything chocolate and/or peanut butter.
2. The Internet
3. Live theater
4. Hot showers
5. Access to a variety of cultures
6. A community of friends