I am a harmless old biddy who is currently residing somewhere east of the sun and west of the moon. My interests include gardening, drinking tea, creating natural music, practicing minimalism, supporting anything decentralized or P2P, moon gazing, and listening to the voices of the earth and the sky. By temperament and desire I am a garden-and-book Epicurean, and I try to base my life on ideas of slowness, inner luxury, imaginative reverie, and poetic perception. I also love to immerse myself in 17th century French and English literature, fin-de-siècle aesthetics, the spiritual traditions of both East and West, the history of divination, and other quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore. My favorite writers include Sei Shonagon, Michel de Montaigne, William Shakespeare, Madame de La Fayette, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Oscar Wilde, John Cowper Powys, and Jack Kerouac. And I am still seeking a dharma bum.
You can contact me at: themista ... [at] ... gmx.com