born in the small town of belvidere, illinois seven days into the new year after the blizzard of '76, the child of a floral designer and an assembly line worker at chrysler.

asshole stepfather in the navy, so from the age of five lived all over the world: newport, rhode island; sasebo, japan; puyallup, washington; santee, california; mira mesa, california; middle of the bay bridge, san francisco, california; poughkeepsie, new york; belvidere, illinois; denver, colorado; madurai, india.

spent high school at santana high school. yes, the one that somebody just shot up. it was great back then.

went to vassar college. studied eastern religion/goddess traditions/folk beliefs/religious imagery

spent a year in madurai, tamil nadu, india studying a temple to the goddess Cellattamman and learning Bharata Natyam and Tamil

just layed off (along with 25 other ppl) from my job as an account planner at an advertising agency in denver, colorado

currently finding my muse. and looking for ways to make quick money (insert sugar daddy here).

writing, dancing, reading, mom, rain, Rumi, ocean beaches, rainbows, sensuality, happy meal toys, color, creating, ducks and frogs, grandma, korean anime, bdsm, laughter, nallen's irish pub, my black cat Molly, photography, research, psychology, images images images, the goddesses Kali and Mami Wata, my man, more to come

judybats, cowboy junkies, goa trance, portishead, beautiful south, madonna, anything sensual, anything dancy

city of lost children, twelve monkeys, dogma, tamil cinema, dil to pagel hai

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson Mccullers, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, The Dark Tower series by Stephen King, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, Memnoch the Devil (and anything else) by Ann Rice, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, The Essential Rumi by Coleman Barks

alternate employment ideas:
children's law
start a cult (technically, i'm qualified for this the most)
high priced call girl
live off unemployment
clinical psychologist
behavioral psychologist
teaching english in japan
making fancy homeade soap/lotion/hair stuff/drain cleaner/etc
internet porn star
high school english teacher
au pair in a foreign country for really rich people's kids
writing- my novel, magazine articles, web content
tiki lounge bartender in tahiti
open south indian restaurant in denver
get publisher to sponsor me to study village cooking in south india and write a cookbook/photo/coffee table book


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