Shukmeister lives in Hampton Roads, VA, at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. She spends much of her time doing public safety-oriented stuff, or writing really bad poetry and cheesy romance fiction. She has never used the oven in her kitchen since she bought her house (and is proud of the fact!).
Her favorite Anime influences as a child include Robotech, Star Blazers, and just about anything in the early years that was Macekre'd. Luckily, she has moved on to better fare such as Black Lagoon, Saiyuki, and other bloodthirsty anime.
First forays into the audiovisual world:
- First 45 record: Dusty Springfield's "Son of a Preacher Man".
- First 8-track: The Muppet Movie soundtrack
- First full-length vinyl album: The Empire Strikes Back soundtrack.
- First CD: Greatest Hits of the Charlie Daniels Band
- First DVD: Blade Runner The Director's Cut.
- First mp3 download: "Highway Song" by Blackfoot
- First Blu-Ray DVD: Tron: Legacy
Finally bought a Blu-Ray system Summer 2011.
She is an example of:
Biggest pet peeve, entries that are not alphabetical.
Contributions to Haiku-Wiki include:
- Avatar: The Last Airbender
- Darker Than Black
- How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
- Keep Circulating the Tapes - I hope someday Robot Carnival will be on DVD, as well as the Muppet Christmas special with Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock characters mixed in.
- Korean Drama
- Must Love Dogs