|Introduction||Writer. Mother. Artist. Wife. A private person; a warm person; "a silly person -- greedy, barbarous and cruel" per T.E. Lawrence, but then he says that about everybody; a feminist in agreement with Katha Pollitt's definition of feminism, (i.e. I believe in the radical notion that women are human beings;) a fallen-away Lutheran; sometimes an atheist; sometimes a pantheist; (an all-or-nothing attitude re: deities seems to be the most reasonable approach); a left-leaning liberal; una aficionada de primera. When I step into the bullring I perform using the nom de taureau Sesitos de Tapioca de Eden Prairie (Little Tapioca-For-Brains from Eden Prairie)|
|Interests||Writing, books, film, Franco-era Spain (especially Andalusia), migrant workers in Minnesota, sugar beet farming, US Army and Navy nurses interned in the Philippines by the Japanese during WWII|
|Favorite Movies||The Best Years of Our Lives, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, History Is Made At Night, Persuasion (1995), Everything Is Illuminated, Lawrence of Arabia, Sullivan's Travels, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Now Voyager, Remember the Night, The Devil and Miss Jones, IKWIG, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, A Matter of Life and Death, Idiocracy|
|Favorite Music||Gogol Bordello, Randy Newman, Steely Dan, Gil-Scott Heron, Los Super Seven, that Beatle band|
|Favorite Books||A Town Like Alice, LOTR, Childhood's End, The Sun Also Rises, Doomsday Book, Little Dorrit, Illuminatus! trilogy, Pride and Prejudice|
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