Who Are You?:
Someone's husband, son, son-in-law, brother, friend...
Where Are You?: University of Illinois, Urban-Champaign USA...surrounded by corn fields and undergrads
What Are You?: A resent graduate trying to make use of a MA degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures
What do you make?: squared circles on Flickr, spicy Chinese food, plans for an uncertain future
What do you love?: My wife and the rest of my family
What do you hate?: A closed mind, intolerance
What do you listen to?: PJ Harvey, Modest Mouse, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Ani DiFranco, Velvet Underground, Faye Wang, Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Cat Power, Jeff Buckley, The Walkmen, Pinback, .......
What do you watch?: Very little TV, films (esp. with Tom Waits), Japanese and Chinese art house cinema, romantic Hollywood movies with my wife
What do you drink?: Red wine, oatmeal stout and other dark beer, Guiness, Humboldt Hemp, Negro Modelo, any micro-brew or imported beer that looks good
What do you smoke?: 5-10 cigarettes every year; my favorite is still rolling my own Drum
What do you take?: naps when I can
What do you believe in?: That there is more to this universe than people can comprehend; I'm basically agnostic.
When We Were 16Where were you?: Granite Hills High school in El Cajon, CA (East County, San Diego)
What were you?: A nice guy who moved easily between social groups but spent most of my time within a small group of friends ('alternative/grunge' before the terms were used blended with some coffee-house folk; some used the term Gen X but I never identified with this)
What did you wear?: Overalls and Dr. Martain's, long, long hair, thrift store items (70's butterfly collar shirts, cords, bowling shoes...)
What did you listen to?: Dinosaur Jr., Sonic Youth, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Sundays, Buzzcocks, The Cure, Love and Rockets, Mazzy Star, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Smashing Pumpkins, Pixies, Violent Femmes, Simon and Garfunkel, Digable Plannets
What did you watch?: MTV, Saturday Night Live, Northern Exposure, Saturday Morning cartoons
What did you love?: Music, friends, family
What did you hate?: Country music
What did you drink?: Guiness, Zima
What did you smoke?: Lucky Stike unfiltered (the wacky-tabacy came a year or two later)
What did you take?: Time to walk and think (mushrooms, again, were a couple years away)
What did you want to be?: Older
Who did you fight?: no desire to fight
Who/What did you believe in?: lingering thoughts of Christianity...
Where did you go?: The beach, coffee houses, concerts, TJ,
What did you learn?: everything changes...
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