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About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer, reviewer of travel, theater articles
Location San Diego, CA, United States
Introduction I am a veteran travel and arts writer and I am also a musician and poet. Special interests are theater (worldwide) and cruising the great cruise lines. Have completed 100 cruises! My circle of friends and large, complex and talented family are a huge interest and daily concern. I have conducted and played in orchestras for many musicals, raising money to save a vintage Fox Theater, now the largest performing arts hall in the northern Rockies.
Interests Art, music, film, theater, travel, sailing, cruise ships.
Favorite Movies The African Queen, Five Easy Pieces, Vertigo, Casablanca, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Thin Man, Little Big Man, Moonstruck, Sweeney Todd, Paper Moon, Dr. Zhivago, Reds, Tootsie
Favorite Music Everything well played, from Beethoven concertos to Lyle Lovett, jazz from Thelonius Monk to contemporary/cutting edge, love live performance: Bette Midler, Bonnie Raitt, Cher, etc.
Favorite Books All of Paul Theroux's travel books, John Updike's entire oeuvre, Collected Works of Flannery O'Connor, Poems of Emily Dickinson, Joan Didion's books, Toni Morrison's books