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71 years old
Michigan
United States
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MEMBER SINCE: 03/03/2006
STAR SIGN: Capricorn
LAST LOGIN: 02/06/2015 11:00:00

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Amelie, Fargo, Wonder Boys, Spirited Away, Goonies, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Napoleon Dynamite, Shawshank Redemption, The Big Empty (love Jon Favreau), Gettysburg, Escanaba in da Moonlight, Fly Away Home and other Jeff Daniels movies, Pi, Memento, Mystic River, Sixth Sense and other M. Night Shyamalan movies, Roger and Me and other Michael Moore movies, Chocolat, Like Water for Chocolate, Kill Bill I &; II, Pulp Fiction and other Quentin Tarantino movies and others.

Old blues and country esp. Hank Williams (the original), Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Howlin' Wolf, Leadbelly; classic rock like Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Cream, Queen, Lou Reed, The Beatles; punk rock such as The Ramones, Smokin' Popes, Dead Kennedys, Blondie, Talking Heads, Violent Femmes; Jazz by Stan Getz, Nina Simone, Dinah Washington, Billie Holliday, Sarah Vaughn; Classical works by Mozart, Grieg; Puccini operas and Les Miserables the musical. I also love Blanche, Weezer, The Volebeats, The Dirtbombs, Green Day, White Stripes, Okkervil River, Sufjan Stevens, Wierd Al, The 5,6,7,8's, Babyshambles, Detroit Cobras, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, John Mayer, Norah Jones, Tori Amos, Bob Dylan, Donovan, Doug Kershaw, Harry Nilsson, The Cramps, Reggie and the Full Effect, a whole lot of the Detroit music scene which includes so many bands I couldn't begin to name them all but it includes Cyril Lords and Loretta and the Larkspurs, and many others...my friends are always introducing me to interesting new things!
*I have to add that Gogol Bordello is the most fun group I've heard in a long time...Please watch the video here, they are doing the song "I never want to be young again."


Dan Brown, Margaret Atwood, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov and Elizabeth Howard. These are my favorite authors. I read a lot of non-fiction as well.

Sewing, knitting, going on ventures with my kids and grandkids. Going to museums. Watching IFC and Sundance channel on TV, as well as the Discovery channels and anything DIY.






Here I am, with my associate of applied science degree in hand, and no job to work my magic! I've been out of school since May 2008, where I graduated with honors (4.0 GPA!) and even gave a speech at commencement because I was awarded the Paul Karr award for community service and academic achievement. Still, it's been really hard to find a job. Mostly it's because Michigan's job scene is so depressed, especially in the Flint area. I can't commute very far and am stuck in a mortgage for another few years with a more depressed real estate situation. So I try to freelance, do some sewing and try to keep my family from killing each other!

I love Detroit's rock scene and going to festivals and the Magic Stick and concerts. Flint's art scene is looking good too, Red Ink Studio is a great place to hang out during an opening. Learning new things to do with computers, now that I have photoshop and illustrator and need to learn more about it. DARK CHOCOLATE!

Close-minded conservative old fogeys. I know there are none of that sort here, right?



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