About

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I’m a wonderer & wanderer, chronic daydreamer, introvert, blogger, avid reader, and lover of the question, solitude and of discovering new words.

Best-loved books:

The Brothers Karamazov, Pride & Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Chronicles of Narnia, Middlemarch, The Moviegoer, Just Kids, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Walking on Water, The Rings of Saturn, Count of Monte Cristo, Great Expectations, ┬áBird by Bird, The Master & Margarita, The Street of Crocodiles, The Remains of the Day, The Man Who Was Thursday, Gilead, Jayber Crow, The Year of Magical Thinking, Up in the Old Hotel, My Bright Abyss, When Breath Becomes Air, The Chosen, To Kill a Mockingbird, Howl’s Moving Castle, The Wind-up Bird Chronicles, Journal of a Solitude, anything by Edward Gorey

Movies:

Babette’s Feast, Three Colors Trilogy, Dead Poet’s Society, Pan’s Labyrinth, Stalker, The Tree of Life, Fanny & Alexander, To Kill a Mockingbird, O Brother Where Art Thou, Arrival, Days of Heaven, Andrei Rublev, La Strada, The 400 Blows, Rushmore, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Tootsie, Elevator to the Gallows, Children of Paradise, Vanya on 42nd Street, Spirited Away, A Hard Day’s Night, Singing in the Rain, The Wizard of Oz, Smoke, Wild Strawberries, Vincent & Theo, Amelie, Finding Neverland, The Princess Bride, The Wizard of Oz, My Neighbor Totoro, Lost in Translation, The Diving Bell and The Butterfly, Kubo & The Two Strings, City Lights, La Belle et la Bette (Beauty and the Beast by Jean Cocteau)

Music:

U2, The Avett Brothers, Radiohead, Peter Gabriel, Mumford & Sons, Lyle Lovett, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, Regina Spektor, Van Morrison, Carrie Newcomer, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Alison Krauss, Arcade Fire, Cat Power, Brandi Carlile, Neko Case, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, David Bowie, Talking Heads, Feist, First Aid Kit, Florence + The Machine, Jeff Buckley, Nina Simone, John Denver, Joni Mitchell, Suzanne Vega, Leonard Cohen, Marvin Gaye, Mindy Smith, Natalie Merchant, R.E.M., Patti Smith, Sufjan Stevens, Tom Waits, Yo Yo Ma, Simone Dinnerstein, Arvo Part, Emmylou Harris, Talking Heads, Aimee Mann