|Full Name:||carmen bonilla |
|Location:||marina del rey, california|
|Occupation:||retired - Homestay for International Students|
|About Me:||A much needed up-date as I now have been here at the dn for 2 wonderful years. September is fast approaching I will be 69 years old ! I've accepted that this number really belongs to me,brava|
I continue to be fortunate to be surrounded with my family,friends, international students,the dn family, friends and my 2 kitties who bring joy.
I am happy that I have been in the service of people for all my career of 40 years, and I continue in this vane as I continue to be a host family for international students coming to the United States to learn English. Amazing that the journey now spands 5yrs. These young people have come from all over the world ( Azerbiajan, Brazil, Chec Republic, China, France, Germany,Japan, Morroco, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Switzerland and Turkey ) to reside in my home as they attend school. I am delighted to say that I now have welcomed into my home 44 wonderful young people that reside permanently in my heart. I consider them to be family and many stay in contact long after their return to their families and countries.
|Interests:||I love reading, music, movies, art, museums, opera, theater,live concerts sports, and either having family and friends over for good dinner and wonderful conversation or going with these special people out to dinner for quality time together. And I must add a very special note my newest and most resent interest and hobby is collecting wallpaper I am just loving this new adventure.|
|Favorite Music:||all great music rock and roll, opera, country western, pop, R and B , hip hop, Latin, and Broadway. My favorite groups and artists are the following:Rolling Stones, Beatles,U2 , The Eagles, Fleet wood Mac, The Killers, Calexico, Tina Turner, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Maria Callas, Rene Flemming, Placido Domingo, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Keith Urban, Reba, Martina McBride, Shania Twain, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, Jay'z, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert etc etc,|
And I must add that my all time new favorite is the marvelous, wonderful, fantastic Miss Lady Gaga! And always front and center Michael Jackson.
|Favorite Books:||Gone With The Wind, The Good Earth, The Godfather, Watership Down, The Far Pavillons, |
Lonesome Dove, Michael Connelly"s Detective Series Harry Bosch ,especially The Blue Coyote and City of Bones, John Grisham's, A Time to Kill and The Chamber.
|Favorite Movies:|| Gone With The Wind, A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, East of Eden, On the Water Front, Street Car Named Desire, Love with the Proper Stranger, The Godfather 1 and 2, Serpico, Out of Africa, Saturday Night Fever, When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, The Last Of the Mohicans, Cameron's The Titanic, You've Got Mail, French Kiss, I Love You To Death, English Patient, The Hours, GoodFellas, The Insider, The 25th Hour, The Departed, Julie and Julia, Driving Miss Daisy,The Proposal and the Blind Side and many many more.|
|Favorite TV Shows:||So You Think You Can Dance, The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, |
Anderson, Nancy Grace, Dr Drew,
znd as of late a little TMZ live
the hour show.
|Favorite Quotes:||The resent up-loads to my page are a gift from|
my dear and beautiful friend Fran. These images
are a treasure that I will always cherish!
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