I can be serious or silly depending on the day. I appreciate intelligence and humor, and have a well tuned sense of irony.
Walking, reading, stretching/yoga are favorite quiet things,also like exploring both urban neighborhoods and woods. I've never owned a television in my adult life, but now having a computer sort of negates the absence.
Recently heard Salman Rushdie speak and read his memoir of the fatwa years (written in the third person) Joseph Anton.
movies - Mississippi Masala by Mira Nair (saw it the first time in Kampala Uganda) , and enter the Dragon by Bruce Lee (embarrassing but saw it after so many martial arts movies in Asia) and Lives of Others (simply an amazing movie)
food - almost any Asian cuisine, particularly Japanese noodles, and love Ethiopian food.
The lushness of abundance and the simplicity of minimalism
Just saw Anna Deavere Smith in Let Me Down Easy. An awe inspiring act of craft and content. she brings forward the varied voices and people to show the inequities in the system and the commonality of the spirit.
Wondering what the OKC numbers mean, particularly the % friend and enemy. Although so many of the questions seem irrelevant (and designed for someone else) I still want the numbers to look good.