More about me...

My name is Allison, but most of you probably know me by my alias Susan.  I currently live with my family in Ohio, USA. 

My Interests:  archaeology, archery, art, art history, bagpipes, cats, coffee, creative writing, ethnic food (especially Indian), fantasy and science fiction, fencing, God, hiking, history, movies, music (except for country), pirates, photography, reading, running, sailing, Scotland, singing, soccer, spelunking, traveling, trying new things, watching tennis

Favorite Music:  My taste in music is rather eclectic.  I'll try listening to just about anything (though I can't stand country).  Some of my favorite artists include:  Altan, Avalon, Beethoven, Brother, Bryan Adams, Cheb Mami, Delerium, Dropkick Murphys, Enya, Flogging Molly, Gaelic Storm, Goo Goo Dolls, Green Day, Happy Rhodes, Loreena McKennitt, Nickelback, Queen, Real McKenzies, Stark Raven, Sting, movie soundtracks

Favorite Movies:  The Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Matrix, Horatio Hornblower series, Dune miniseries, Children of Dune miniseries, Galaxy Quest, A Knight's Tale, Princess Bride, Edward Scissorhands, Bend It Like Beckham, Stargate, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, The Mummy, The Notebook, Moulin Rouge, and I could go on . . .

Favorite TV shows:  Doctor Who, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, Battlestar Galactica, Psych, Monk, Survivor, Babylon 5, Farscape, The X-Files, any soccer game (especially the Columbus Crew or Manchester United!)

Favorite Books:  The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis, Gormenghast trilogy by Mervyn Peake, and the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. I want to read Dune by Frank Herbert and the Horartio Hornblower series by C. S. Forester when I get a chance.

Favorite Sports Teams/Individuals: Columbus Crew (Major League Soccer), Manchester United (English Premier League), Real Madrid (Spanish Primera Liga), Cleveland Indians (Major League Baseball), and both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal (tennis)

Favorite Colors: blue, silver, red, black, and gold