Date Joined: June 15, 2021
Last Online: August 19, 2022
Country: United States
The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon,
Laurel Birch books,
James Christianson books,
books by Phillipa Gregory,
books about microbes gone amuk,
books on nature,
most books involving biology (non-fiction and
fiction), What They Carried (Tim O'Brien), this list could go on and on....and may be added to, books by Lisa See
Drawing (pencil and colored pencils), collage, very detailed coloring books, zentangle, painting with water soluble oils, finger painting with water soluble oils (gloves on), painting with pastel and graphite dust, painting with watercolors (newbie), painting watercolor pencils,(newbie) painting with gouache
Most of these are dependent on whether or not I can find a space on my drawing table!
I love mountains, elephants, very colorful flowers and birds, any art supply, fashion from Elizabethan era, art nouveau art, art by Dante Gabrielle Rosetti, tapestry by Maximo Laurie, art museums, Japanese fabrics, fabric from India, vintage fabric, fancy fashion from 1920's, washi paper, paper with designs, old embroidered postcards, Patrick Mahomes, wildlife, Montana, very old embroidery but not samplers, fantasy football, football (especially the KC Chiefs), anything Aidan Turner, fractals, seashells, sea urchins, sea slugs, nudibranchs, snow, Historical buildings inside and out (including churches), microbes, whales, Pre-Raphaelite art, llamas
Obviously most of these likes aren't meant to be on a want list, so surprise me.
Period movies with beautiful costumes and settings
Star Wars A Star is Born (any version) Star Trek, the last two with Chris Pine The Help Mr. Pip Bridgerton (ok not a movie)
Celtic music, Chris Stapleton, Adele, Beatles, Tim and Molly O'Brien, Lorena McKennit, Alan Jackson, music featuring mandolin, music featuring Celtic harp, old sea shanties, Il Divo, Yo Yo Ma, Miranda Lambart, Pistol Annies, Dwight Yoakum, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Jimmy Buffet
I don't have a TV but I do get streaming services and a few TV channels
Star Trek Series (any), Discovery(newest Star Trek), Picard, Manifest, The Durrells on Corfu (PBS),, Victoria(PBS), Poldark, Outlander, Doc Martin, This is Us, Curiosity Stream, Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife, Grantchester, Jane the Virgin, Schitt's Creek, Virgin River, House
"cutiesy stuff" religious figures, politics, state cards, tourist attractions, anything cruel or degrading to anyone, cruelty to animals, jokes about someone or groups or cultures....
I'm a retired biological research associate (fancy title for bottom rung jobs), I've loved the subject of biology since high school. I live outside the KC,MO area but have lived and traveled to a lot of places in the US. I love art and have been drawing and painting when I could but besides a seminar here and there have had no formal training. I have time now to explore and I am! I am awed by the patterns in nature and nature itself. I try to keep my brain engaged by taking one class a semester at my local two year college. Classes are free for seniors and I only take classes outside of the subjects I had pursuing my degree. It's fun and shows the younger students it's never too old to learn! And I love ATC's...and other paper art.
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