Favorite Books? The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie. Tin Drum by Guenter Grass. The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk. Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke.
Favorite Places? San Francisco, California. Istanbul, Turkey. Hamburg, Germany. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Favorite TV? Dexter. Homeland. True Blood. Project Runway. Top Chef.
Favorite Food & Drink? Pad Thai. Sushi. Locally grown fruits and vegetables. Tamales. Freshly baked bread. Coffee. IPA. I could go on.
Favorite Quotes? "You might consider how escape from a cage must surely require, foremost, awareness of the fact of the cage." - David Foster Wallace. "May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds." - Edward Abbey. "When you are ready, the teacher will appear." - Buddhist saying. "All the way to Heaven is Heaven!" - St. Catherine of Siena. "We cannot solve the problems that we have created with the same thinking that created them." - Albert Einstein.