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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation Artist, Photographer
Location California, United States
Introduction I live in a little cottage with my furry "children" in a beautiful mountain forest where we enjoy daily visits from the little wild creatures. I love animals (you probably guessed), books, photography, tall trees, clear lakes, rain, snow, tea, the moon, and creating all kinds of art.
Interests animal and human rights, environmental and political activism, creating art, photography, hiking, reading, womens' empowerment, the traditions of my grandmothers and Irish godmother, gardening, astronomy, metaphysics, geophysics, philosophy, spirituality, psychology, history, meteorology
Favorite Movies Enchanted April, Children of a Lesser God, Howard's End, Fried Green Tomatoes, Leaving Normal, My House in Umbria, Smoke Signals, The Edge, The Gift, The Shipping News, Love Actually, Keeping Mum, Undertaking Betty, Practical Magic, Mrs. Miniver, The Mists of Avalon, Miss Potter, Fairy Tale a True Story, Thelma and Louise, Sleeping With the Enemy, Babe, The Railway Children, Saving Grace, Comes a Horseman, Steel Magnolias, Double Jeopardy, The River Wild, Enough, Something to Talk About, The Spitfire Grill, What Lies Beneath, An Unfinished Life, Out of Africa, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, A Child's Christmas in Wales, Tea With Mussolini, Calendar Girls, Widow's Peak, Chocolat, Driving Miss Daisy, Sleepless in Seattle, The Education of Little Tree, Something's Gotta Give
Favorite Music Classical, rock, new age, old Celtic, blues, reggae, Appalachian mountain folk music, the songs of my Native American and Italian ancestors
Favorite Books Too many; listing favorite authors instead. Susan Vreeland, Anne Tyler, Lisa Gardner, Pat Conroy, Louise Penny, Susan Wittig Albert, Eudora Welty, Sue Monk Kidd, Thomas Wolfe, Fannie Flagg, Alice Hoffman, Sarah Addison Allen, Dennis Lehane, Jodi Picoult, Truman Capote, J.R.R. Tolkien, Lee Smith, Sharyn McCrumb, Elizabeth George, Carl Hiaasen, Charles Frazier, Norman Maclean, Harper Lee, Tony Hillerman, William Faulkner, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anna Quindlen, Charles de Lint, James Herriot, Mary Stewart, Tracy Chevalier, Kate Morton, Jean Hegland, Thomas Hardy, Katherine Howe, Barbara Kingsolver, Susan Fletcher, Elizabeth Berg, Robert Parker, Dylan Thomas, Mary Sharratt, Jeanette Walls, Paula Brackston, Patricia Cornwell, Sherman Alexie, Wiley Cash, Neil Gaiman, Joanne Harris, Ann Hite, Jo-Ann Mapson, Diane Setterfield, Nevada Barr, Diane Chamberlain, Elizabeth Goudge, Isabel Allende, Susan Vreeland, Laurie R. King

When you spilled the milk, did it look like the moon?

Yes, it looked exactly like Her.