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About me

Occupation Volunteer, Writer, Massage Therapist
Location OR to DC to WY to TX to OR to ID, United States
Interests libraries, coffee, travel, diplomacy, cultural studies, non-profits, Advent Conspiracy, KIVA, micro-loans, sewing, ping-pong, long walks in new cities, dogs, goats, political science, philosophy, theology, Columbia Gorge, DC, children's books, illustration, robots, documentaries, film making, neuroscience, humane societies, insects, microscopes, history, naturopathy, watercolor, oil painting, camping, fabric, sugar, nutrition, public health, research, writing, photography, crochet, hanji, kukuro, organic, CSA, co-ops, massage, yoga, museums, architecture, cabins, baking, juggling, hula-hooping, costumes, exploring, debate, grape juice, writing and receiving letters
Favorite Movies King of Kong, 3-Iron, A State of Mind, Amelie, Rope, Lifeboat, 12 Angry Men, Casablanca, The Thin Blue Line, THX, Breakfast at Tiffanys, Roman Holiday, Music Within, The Business of Being Born, Okie Noodling, The Lives of Others, Travellers and Magicians, Gandhi, Abraham, Water, The Journey of Natty Gann, Boxing Helena, Metropolis, Children of Heaven, Down by Law, Legally Blonde, Triplets of Belleville, The Sting, Cinema Paradiso, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, My Neighbor Totoro, Hands on a Hard Body, Il Postino, Shattered Glass, Doubt, Food Inc., Up
Favorite Music Beta Band, Nylons, Mogwai, Beth Orton, Kid Loco, Blue Man Group, Fleet Foxes, Neil Diamond, Royksopp, Kraftwerk, Sigur Ros, Annie Bethancourt, Cat Power, The Shins, Funk Shui, Joshua James, The Audreys, Echo and the Bunnymen, Goldfrapp, White Stripes, Swell Season, tapping my foot to car blinkers, Mumford & Sons
Favorite Books We are All Made of Molecules, Dune, A Wrinkle in Time, The Brothers Karamazov, Bold Spirit, The Count of Monte Cristo, David Copperfield, Herman Hesse short stories, Guy de Maupassant short stories, Omnivore's Dilemma, Skinny Bitch, Prey, Blankets, Atlas Shrugged, The Agony and the Ecstasy, Fat Land, The Gift of Fear, To Reach The Clouds, Listening for Coyote, Selling Sickness, Mindless Eating, The Great American Citizenship Quiz, The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Government, Don't Eat This Book, Food Politics, The Giving Tree, What To Eat, Amphigorey Too, The Shell Collector, The Historian, Sacajawea, The Crying Tree, Ender's Game, The Swan Thieves, The Help, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle