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Penny Lynn D.

"To use art as a way to promote positive change. Teaching Tolerance for our differences."

Ironton, MO, USA
married, 4 children
Editor In Chief; President
Speaks: Spanish
Joined May 26, 2005
What I Want to Do:

    "The politics we most need right now is the "politics of community." In that birthing process, a prophetic spriritual network--across the lines of race, class, gender, and region--can act as the midwife of new possibilities." (Jim Wallis (1948-) The Soul of Politics: A Practical and Prophetic Vision for Change, 3, 1994)

"There was once a town in the heart of America where all life seemed to live in harmony with its surroundings...
    Then a strange blight crept over the area and everything began to change.  Some evil spell had settled on the community: mysterious maladies swept the flocks of chickens; the cattle and sheep sickened and died.  Everywhere was a shadow of death.  The farmer spoke of much illness among their families...There had been several sudden and unexplained deaths, not only among adults but even among children, who would be stricken suddenly while at play and die within a few hours.
    There was a strange stillness.  The birds, for example--where had they gone?...It was a spring without voices...
    No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world.  The people had done it themselves."  (Rachel Carson(1907-1964) On the effect of chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and radiation; Silent Spring, 2 1962)

"Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people?  Is there any better, or equal hope?" (Abraham Lincoln, (1809-1865). The First Inaugural Address, 4 March 1861)

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Joined May 26, 2005 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups $ Boycotts $, 9/11 CONSPIRACY ! ! !, Acoustic Coffee House, Activists Against Factory Farming, Addressing Global Warming, Aftermath of War, All Animals Great And Small, Amnesty International, Animal Angels - HeartReach, Animal Fanatics, Animal Petitions, Associazione Bolzano Amici dei Cani/Verein der Bozner Hundefreunde, Backyard Birds, Bird Conservation more »
Hometown Knights Ferry, CA 
Birthday May 17  
Languages Spanish  
About Me A NEW MESSAGE: I am fairly overwhelmed right now, and would appreciate a time-lapse in requests for links as "friends", please--have some major projects coming up, and have to take some time to complete them, so please understand that this status will change later, thank you all so much for your kind understanding...penny lynn
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Pets Vinny and Squeaky D..doggie and kitty  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Christian - Other  
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My Philosophy "The belief that we some day shall be able to prevent war is to me one with the belief in the possibility of making humanity REALLY human." (Ellen Key (1849-1926, in "Preface to War, Peace, and the Future" published 1916...
What Gives Me Hope "Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only weapon against bad ideas is better ideas." (A. Whitney Griswold (1906-1963) in: "A Little Learning", Atlantic Monthly, November 1962..
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Abolish nuclear weapons, and all things nuclear, FOREVER! JUST STOP. Create a Secretary of Peace (cabinet position) like Dennis Kucinich campaigned for..make a fair tax system, where the rich corporation cannot get exorbitant tax breaks for doing nothing but leaving a toxic and socially unjustifiable footprint on society and the world..reign them in ..give Veterans their healthcare and benefits, dismantle the HMO system..turn medicine back to not-for-profit, instead of a publicly traded commodity..a nightmare for healthcare, and costs $360 BILLION a year just to run it this way..all schools would be the same, no matter where the would be the place Americans could be on an equal playing field...have a holiday called National Women's and Grandmother's Day"...bring back public access to media..oh, just fair things like that..ha ha...
What/who changed my life and why Mamo. My grandmother. Just because.
What Bugs Me  
What Scares Me  
Role Models Mamo. I am not a 'hero-worshiper' and am  
Quotation "A fair day's wages for a fair day's work": it is as just a demand as governed men ever made of governing. It is the everlasting RIGHT of man." ((Thomas Carlyle; 1795-1881) is one of my favorites, otherwise the greedmonger will pay slave's wages, for without the ability to live, humans seem to lose their dignity, and they get tired, and all starts falling apart...
Interests Libraries, Wildlife, Art/Design, Music, National Parks, Books - Publisher/Seller, Photography, Politics, Recycling, Environment, Ecology, News / Media, Water Conservation, Gardening/Farming  
Music Norton Buffalo, Bruce Cockburn, Loreena McKennit, Joanne Shenandoah, Burton Cummings, Squirrley Girl, Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, Sting, Van Morrison, too many to list..all styles, really  
Movies The Philadelphia Story, Bringing Up Baby, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, mostly old movies...silent movies. Envir  
TV Shows FSTV and Link Tv..otherwise, BBC sometimes. Don't like most tv  
Favorite Foods organic. hate mainstream supermarkets. n  
Favorite Places Hannibal Missouri, Knights Ferry Calif, Arcata and Humboldt Calif, Mt. Rushmore. The Lincoln Trail  
Can't Live Without Books. Camera. Typewriter. Poetry. Art.  
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    blessings of the harvest

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    Believe in the power and beauty of love!

    tis the season of magick and love

    Wishing  you a season filled with the magick of love
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