|Location||Ann Arbor, MI, USA|
|Join Date||November 7, 2002|
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- Joined TarValon.Net: November 7, 2002
- Joined Tower: November 7, 2002
- Raised Accepted: November 7, 2002
- Raised Aes Sedai: February 9, 2003
- Tower Historian: unknown - February 7, 2005
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Senior Member Interview
December 8, 2011
- Why did you choose Brown?
I didn't really choose Brown, it's just what I am! I love that I have found a place to fit in, where my sisters share many of my eccentricities and I don't have to pretend to be someone I'm not.
- Are you like the Browns in the books? Do you love books and have a tendency to daydream?
I'm very much like the book Browns, but with a modern twist or too. I do love books, but I have other loves too, and I think that learning happens outside of books as much as in them. I do tend to daydream a lot, usually because I get distracted thinking about something other than what I'm doing.
- Do you have a favorite Brown Ajah character from the novels?
Verin... 'nuff said.
- How long have you been a fan of the Wheel of Time series?
Since exams second semester freshman year or college. A friend loaned me EotW because I was stressed out and wanting to procrastinate.
- How did you first get into the series?
A group of college friends were already fans and they introduced me to it.
- Who is your favorite "hero"?
At first it was Rand, but I find that I like Mat more and more.
- Favorite bad guy/gal?
don't really have a favorite...
- Favorite book and scene?
Verin's big reveal
- If you were set down in Randland, who/what would you see yourself as? An Aes Sedai? Innkeeper? Seanchan Captain?
I'd probably be a Brown Aes Sedai, if it was possible, if not, then a researcher at the Cairhienin library.
- How did you find TarValon.Net and what convinced you to stay and become a Senior Member?
I found it in a Google search and stayed because I felt at home.
- What do you do in "real life"?
I recently received my PhD from the University of Michigan, and am now looking for college teaching jobs and trying to get caught up again in life!
- Do you have any hobbies?
Many! I'm a violinist, like lots of different crafting things, and the outdoors.
- What kind of music do you enjoy listening to?
Primarily classical, but also jazz and some movie soundtracks.
- What are some of your favorite movies / television shows?
Movies: Lord of the Rings, the Harry Potter series, Bond movies, Mission Impossible and really spy flicks of any type. TV shows: Bones, CSI and CSI New York (NOT Miami), Criminal Minds, various other police procedurals, and nature shows, Mythbusters, history shows...
- Aside from The Wheel of Time, what are a few of your favorite books/series?
All of Tolkien, and I like Jim Butcher (both series), Patricia Briggs, Mercedes Lackey, Kathy Reichs (author and creator of Bones... Yes, there's a whole series of books too), anything by Ovid (yeah, he's ancient but still really, really good)
- What profession did you want to have when you were a kid?
A musician, a theoretical astrophysicist (until I learned that theoretical still meant I had to do math...), college professor, fantasy author, and naturalist