MA candidate/bibliophile/English major/Spanish double major/ early modernist in both languages/cook/jewelry designer/migraine sufferer/Whovian/chronic worrier on this crazy adventure called life.
"I'm such an unholy mess of a girl." - Tracy Lord, The Philadelphia Story
"Who is it that can tell me who I am?"
- Shakespeare, King Lear, 1.4
"I believed I was a salamander, and it seems I am nothing but an impediment." - Zelda Fitzgerald
"Golly gee, am I the poster girl?"
- "Dirty Business," The Dresden Dolls
I love tea, books, walking in the rain, Renaissance literature, Spain, baking cakes, music (Patti Russo, Daniel Lavoie, Warren Zevon, Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman, Leona Naess, Adele, Janis Joplin), older movies, Shakespeare, Spenser's Faerie Queene (yes, all six books, plus the cantos of mutability), poetry.
"Our doubts are traitors,
And make us lose the good we oft might win,
By fearing to attempt."
- Shakespeare, Measure For Measure 1.4