Persephone

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About me

Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Worrier (can also do panic)
Location Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Introduction I live in the capital city of Canada....and I'd rather not! I'm like Persephone, doomed to spend 10 months of the year in Hades and two months in my hometown. Except that Persephone got to go home for six months out of the year.
Interests Family history, genealogy, movies, books, photography, Doctor Who, (okay, David Tennant, but I really do like Doctor Who...), theatre, history, talking to myself, (maybe if I pretend I have one of those earpiece cell phones...), music, (that is, folk, rock, classical, and pretending I can sing these really well), self-delusion, pervasive developmental disorder, autism, prosopagnosia, ballet, (watching ballet, not dancing it --- I'm not *that* delusional), Shakespeare
Favorite Movies Harold and Maude, Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm, Broadcast News, Impromptu, Snow Cake, Jesus of Montreal, Marx Brothers movies, Fred Astaire movies, The Haunting (1963), A Christmas Carol (1951), 84 Charing Cross Road, A Room with a View, Au Revoir Les Enfants, Bedazzled (1967), Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, The Sweet Hereafter, The Seventh Seal, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, The Decline of the American Empire, Testament (1983), Some Like It Hot, Shakespeare in Love, Raise the Red Lantern, Romeo and Juliet (1968), O Brother Where Art Thou?, Monty Python's Life of Brian, Looking for Richard, King of Hearts, Kissing Jessica Stein, Arsenic and Old Lace, Tootsie, Amelie, Singing in the Rain, Life Classes
Favorite Music (not necessarily in this order), Indigo Girls, Kate Rusby, The Pogues, Ellis Paul, Great Big Sea, The Stone Roses, Billy Bragg, Patty Griffin, Dar Williams, Pixies, Weird Al Yankovic, Crowded House, Pulp, Ella Fitzgerald, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Mott The Hoople, Warren Zevon, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Louis Armstrong, U2, Northern Pikes, Blues Traveler, The Proclaimers, Steeleye Span, The Beatles, Maddy Prior, Kate Bush, The Barenaked Ladies
Favorite Books Books by Sue Miller, Books by Madeleine L'Engle, Books by PD James, Books by Robertson Davies, and a bunch of others

You're going to the moon! What did you forget to pack?

My anti-gravity pen. I'll be reduced to writing my impressions in the moon-dust with my finger and taking pictures of them.