favorites

stuff I like

in no particular order, my favorite...:

...band(s): King's X, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Indigo Girls
...album(s): "Faith Hope Love" (King's X), "Gretchen Goes to Nebraska" (King's X), "Everyone Deserves Music" (Michael Franti & Spearhead), "Rites of Passage" (Indigo Girls), "Shake Off the Dust, Arise" (Matisyahu), "Dancing About Architecture" (Trip Wamsley)
...operating system: Mac OS X
...day: Shabbat
...candy bar: Vosges Barcelona Bar
...wine: Insatiable Cabernet Sauvignon
...beer: Current: Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale. All-time favorite: Arrogant Bastard Ale, the beer of choice of sysadmins everywhere
...university sports team: University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, baybee
...professional baseball team: St. Louis Cardinals
...professional football team: New Orleans Saints
...minor league sports team: Portland Beavers
...artist: Jack Vettriano, thus far
...name for God: Shechinah
...comic book: Hothead Paisan
...mitzvah: tzitzit
...holiday: Simchat Torah, thus far
...part of the Shabbat morning service: the Torah service
...weekly-updated site: Tomato Nation
...computer: MacBook Pro with 2GB of RAM
...old computer: Tandy TRS-80 MC-10, a complete piece of shit, but MY VERY FIRST COMPUTER, so I still have the love
...Net hangout: Eagle's Nest BBS
...blog: too many to pick, but probably Amalah or Bobofett, back when it was being updated regularly
...search engine: Google
...tattoo studio: Enchanted Ink, Boulder, CO
...tattoo: the one on the back of my neck, "Vitam Impendere Vero", which is Latin for "to stake one's life for the truth"
...language: Hebrew
...shell: bash
...editor: vi (specifically, vim with syntax highlighting)
...city: New fucking Orleans
...TV show, ever: toss-up between "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Firefly", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", and "Babylon 5"
...TV show, current: "Dollhouse"
...celebrity: Margaret Fucking Cho
...soda: Izze Sparkling Blackberry Oogave Cola
...grocery store: Alberta St. Co-op
...parshah: Vayishlach
...movie: "The Breakfast Club"
...book series: the "Women on Fire" series
...fan fiction series: the Talking Stick/Circle series by Peg Robinson and Macedon
...restaurant: India's in Denver
...comic strip: Bloom County, may it rest in peace
...fictional character: Granny Weatherwax
...musical instrument: the human voice
...free shell provider: Super Dimension Fortress
...gadget: Amazon Kindle
...Jewish holiday food: toss-up between hamentaschen and latkes
...person: Miryam
...pet: Solaris, rest his soul
...bass player: dUg Pinnick
...bicycle: Surly Cross Check