Things I can't live without: My kids, music/concerts, friends, acupuncture, computers/technology, and books.
Favorite Places to Travel: Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, NYC, and Frankfurt Germany.
Bands: James, Pixies, Oingo Boingo, Arcade Fire, The XX, Snow Patrol, Mumford & Sons, Fanfarlo, TV on the Radio, White Stripes, We Are Scientists, Elbow, Florence & The Machine, Garbage, Andrew Bird, Jimmy Eat World, Jawbox, Fugazi, New Order, Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance, Front 242, NIN, Skinny Puppy, The Faint, Joy Division, Queen, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Tool, most current indie music. I have over 2000 CDs, too many favorites to list here. I was in the Journey Fan Club when I was 13-17 years old and though I no longer call tghem my favorite band, they still hold a soft spot in my heart.
Books: Harry Potter, Fablehaven, Erec Rex series, Artemis Fowl, The Softwire series, The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica series (Here, There Be Dragons), Dreamdark series by Laini Taylor, Party by Tom Leveen, Hunger Games, The Looking Glass Wars trilogy.
Movies: Princess Bride, Evil Dead II, Fight Club, Pixar films, Ferris Bueller, Scott Pilgrim, Nick & Nora's Infinite Playlist, Star Wars original trilogy, Lord of the Rings, Nightmare Before Christmas, Time Bandits, 12 Monkeys, Usual Suspects, Superhero movies, The Player, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Cold Comfort Farm, Harry (website hidden) Shows current: Dr. Who!!!, Castle, Chuck, Psych, White Collar, Sanctuary, Suits, Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Raising Hope, Jon (website hidden) Shows past: Stargate, most Star Trek, Lost, Firefly, News Radio, Greatest American Hero, Monk, Coupling (UK), Pushing Daisies, Alias, X-Files, Kim Possible, Teen Titans, Muppet Show, and Scrubs.
Food: Mediterranean, Italian, Ethiopian.