Birthday (May 11th): Current residence: Nevada USAOccupation:
MORE ABOUT ME...
My guilty pleasure(s): Watching the British comedies on PBS, "Keeping up Appearances", "As Time Goes By", and "The Vicar of Dibley" on Saturday nights
The best word to describe me is: My hero(es): My father
Words or phrases I overuse: "I read somewhere..."
My superpower is: my memory
What else you should know about me:
I have been interested in the Tudor period since I saw the movies "A Man for All Seasons" and "Anne of the Thousand Days" years ago and began reading voraciously about the era.Katharine of Aragon is my favorite Queen, but I have compassion for and have found admirable qualities in all of the Queens.
IN MY DREAMS...
In the movie version of my life, I would be played by: Irene Pappas
My childhood ambition/career goal: Archaeologist
If I were a breakfast cereal, I would be:
If I could tame and ride any animal, it would bea:
If I could live anywhere, it would be: Italy
My dream job(s): Getting paid to do historical research
My dream vacation(s): Italy, Italy, Italy
Last movies I saw: ""Sphinx" Last books I read: "The Historian" by Elizabeth Kostova , Current book (s) "" Marco Polo" From Venic to Xanadu" by Lawrence Bergreen; Parrochiale di San Lorenzo Levita e Martire" a history in Italian of the little church in the village where my father was born and baptized. : Last Cd I Listened to: A mix of Christmas music I burned to CD. Last vacation: 1987: six weeks in Europe
MY ALL-TIME FAVES
Hobbies: Reading, genealogy, surfing the web, crochet . I intend to make lucet cord a medieval craft if I can ever get my husband to finish the lucet he is making for me.
Vacation spot(s): Venice
I like my eggs...
TV show(s): Cold Case (TNT), Law and Order Original (TNT); NCIS, Secrets of The Dead Life After People, Joiuney to the Edge of the Universe I love the History Channel , PBS, the National Geographic Channel
Celebrities: Don't care for celebrities and our American fascination with them.
Movies: "A Man for All Seasons", "Anne of the Thousand Days", "Vanity Fair", "War and Peace", "Girl With a Pearl Earring", "Becoming Jane" "Pride and Prejudice" ( A&E series 1995 with Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.), "Ivanhoe" (A&E series with Steven Waddiington as Ivanhoe, Ciaran Hinds as a very effective Brian de Bois Gilbert), "Persuasion" with Ciaran Hinds as Capt. Wentworth, The "Lord of the Rings" trilogy "The Secret of Roan Inish", "The Horseman on the Roof"."Her Majesty Mrs. Brown" "Nicholas and Alexandra"
Musician(s): Loreena McKennitt, Ottmar Leibert, Composers: Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Ludwig von Beethoven