color That deep glowing blue that
is just above the horizon upon sunset over the Arizona desert. Red ... deep, dark gem tone red.
color Mauve. Love love love pink, hate mauve.
food Anything spicy and up there on the Scoville scale. Chocolate ... no surprise there, eh? And cheesey scrambled eggs. Actually, cheesey anything.
food Brussel sprouts. Dear gawd, why cook things that smell
Musician Craig Chaquico, Ottmar Leibert, Eric Clapton, Rick Braun, Boney James, Chris Botti, Peter White.
Very Hip Music Choice Latin especially Brazilian Jazz and Tropicália.
Not So Hip Music Choice Swing. Big band. Pop oldies.
Musical Artist Male & Female In a word, all.
Enduring Musical Style Jazz, baby ... smooth and mellow. Cool. Hot, sensual and sizzling. Eclectic. Progressive.
Non-Digital Artist da Vinci, Matisse, Monet, Manet, Vermeer, Georgia O'Keefe,
Wayne Thiebaud, Chuck Close, Edward Steichen, Ansel Adams ... and the craftspersons
of the Southwest and Mexico: ancient and current.
The TV Show I am a news, weather and sports addict: CNN, MSNBC, ESPN. I am a huge fan of Rachel Maddow. I am entertained by Bravo, TLC, Discovery, The History Channel, National Geographic & HGTV. Love watching my Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks and the two (yes, two) major universities I attended: ASU and UofA. And of course there's my favorite ... Project Runway. I humbly admit to my late night penchant for The Golden Girls and Frasier on Hallmark (I don't sleep well). Yes, I watch way too much TV... because TV is my friend. ;-)
Genre Prefer "period" pieces due to the palette of the costuming,
the scenery and management of language. Believe I was born in the wrong
They range from Hemingway and Poe ... to Crichton and Grisham ... to Browning
and Baudelaire ... to Anne Rice ... to the multitudes of medical mystery
writers. And Shakespeare ... dear Willie, to have been your muse.
Architectural Digest. And I wish Mirabella was still around.
Exquisite writing instruments and really good handbags.
Hydrangeas (any color) - growing. Sterling roses - cut.
To simplify my life with less "stuff" ... create and cherish empty space in my drawers, closets and cabinets. To stop letting my possessions own me.
Lifetime Goal: To live one 24 hour day without pain. Or to have one really good night's sleep.