i never know what to say in these things. i'm erika. a graduate of the university of rhode island, class 2004. i have a BA in history with a focus on medieval europe. i'm a twenty-something. i am a grad student. i am a pet nanny. i am a fangirl. favorite book is the lovely bones. favorite movie is garden state. favorite band is weezer. favorite tv show was buffy, is now battlestar galactica. favorite poet is dickinson. favorite playwrite is oscar wilde. favorite shakespeare play is the taming of the shrew. favorite country is france. favorite color is blue. favorite word is f*ck. i have a fiancee. i have 3 cats. i have 3 tattoos. i "live in sin". i live in pennsylvania. i am the dude.