All about a good mug of coffee and a good piece of fiction. Pen and paper. Scenes snips that sizzle. Good storytelling! The creative arts: literature, movies, music, painting, theater, photography, architecture. And the occasional tech and psychology thrown in for good measure.
Pet names are a persistant remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people.