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About me

Gender Female
Industry Student
Location Portland, OR
Introduction strategically impulsive. deeply Catholic. love community. also love yarn.also, can drink you under the table.
Interests children's television shows, magical realism, the Catholic Church, liberation theology, good food, an almost meat-heady interest in workout regimens, knitting, purling, church hymns, babysitting, L'Arche, life
Favorite Movies away we go, 13 going on 30, the visitor, juno, the prince of egypt, catch and release, the black and white italian version of the Gospel of St. Matthew, any and all wes anderson films, the science of sleep, the devil's playground, the gleaners and i, knocked up, volver, wordplay, big fish, motorcycle diaries, ken burns' documentary on the shakers, the great dictator, the yellow submarine, fairytale theater, the thin man
Favorite Music iron and wine, bright eyes, saul williams, bob dylan, paul robeson, ike ndolo, josh blakesley, jennifer pixler, matt redman, quaker music, old hymns, rancid, the clash, steeleye span, the shins, billy joel, rilo kiley, johnny cash, woodie guthrie and cisco houston, the decemberists, neutral milk hotel, rich mullins, some gregorian chant, show tunes of all kinds, sea shanties (the saltier the language, the better), kate rusby, ani difranco, vampire weekend, and a bunch of stuff too embarrassing to mention (I'm talking about you, Huey Lewis and the News...)
Favorite Books I will read almost anything at any time in any place. I actually finagled a job as a proofreader and read all day and LOVED it. Here is a list of my all time favorites: How to Make an American Quilt, Prince Ombra, Peace Like a River, Something Rising (Light and Swift), Blueberries for Sal, A Man without a Country, High Tide in Tuscon, Johnny Got His Gun, The Seven Storey Mountain, The Moon Is Down, Travels with Charley, The Little Prince, In the Night Kitchen, The Dharma Bums, Pride and Prejudice, The Last Battle, The Search for Delicious, The Fifth Mountain, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, 100 Years of Solitude, anything by Henri Nouwen, Jean Vanier, GK Chesterton or Jasper Fforde.