judy in ky

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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Retired baby boomer
Location United States
Introduction Blue girl in a red state
Interests Reading, science, animals, travel, quilting, collage, cooking.
Favorite Movies A Man for All Seasons (makes me cry), Moonstruck (makes me laugh), The Glenn Miller Story, The Philadelphia Story, High Society, The Blues Brothers, Footloose, Pride of the Yankees, Alice's Restaurant and many others, mostly old ones.
Favorite Music Antonio Carlos Jobim, SpyroGyra, Al Jarreau, Stevie Wonder, the Fifth Dimension, Sly and the Family Stone, and many others including Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Vince Guaraldi (the Charlie Brown music), Grover Washington Jr. (East River Drive), Henry Mancini, Bert Bacharach "Promises, Promises", (I'm a hopeless romantic), the whole soundtrack from "Sleepless in Seattle" especially "A Wink and a Smile" by Harry Connick Jr. (makes me smile every time!)
Favorite Books Too many to mention, both fiction and non-fiction. Everything from historical fiction to science (genetics, physics, astronomy, etc.), I have loved books by JRR Tolkien and James Herriott and A.A. Milne. I have enjoyed books by Linda Ellerbee and Dick Cavett. I have learned from "Tribes with Flags" by Charles Glass and "From Beirut to Jerusalem" by Thomas Friedman. I have been fascinated by books by Edward O. Wilson and Leon Lederman. I have laughed out loud with James Thurber, Some Favorite Novels: "I Capture the Castle" by Dodie Smith, "The Memoirs of Cleopatra" by Margaret George, "A Gentlman of the Great War" by Mark Helprin, "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. "God Was in This Place and I i Did Not Know" by Lawrence Kushner. There... I mentioned some after all... but there are many more.