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Eric P.

"Always remember, I'm by your side."

South Holland, IL, USA
male, age 30
single
Speaks: English, Spanish
Joined Sep 1, 2005
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Joined Sep 1, 2005 Activist Aspirations Casual 
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Groups 4 Writers from Writers and those who like to become writers, Barack Obama, CHICAGO, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Oceana, Peace & Nonviolence Network, Ultimate Frisbee, Union of Concerned Scientists, Uniqueness, Volunteer Connection
Hometown South Holland, IL 
Homepage http://eric82683.livejournal.com/  
Birthday Aug 26, 1983  
Languages English, Spanish  
About Me I am an honest person who tries to brighten people's days when I can. I try to say "Have a nice day" to people when I'm checking out somewhere, because I know they never hear it, or they wish me one, I'll return the favor. I hold the door for almost anyone, regardless if they're male, female, or however they look, even if I'm late. I generally put myself before others, more than I should perhaps, but that was the way I was brought up. My friends would say that I am kind, caring, and unique. I have a sarcastic sense of humor, but I also make people laugh by randomly inserting song lyrics into conversation or doing goofy things or saying something completely random. I consider myself a nerd, though I don't have the look of one really. (Well, at least I don't wear glasses. Nothing against people with glasses though. I wore them once.) I am a smart person, though I don't try to rub it in your face like some people do. I like watching Jeopardy and testing my knowledge, and some days I'm pretty damn good at it. I tend to be easily amused by simple things. I tend to aspire to do more things than I actually do, and I work much better with set deadlines in front of me. I'm an avid recycler, and my town has bins to enable me to do this. I really care about the environment and have petitioned my elected officials and other people in power to support legislation which protects it.

It seems like everyone else puts their interests here, so I'll do some of the same. I like going to sports games, running road races, writing short stories and poems (when inspired), biking around town, working out, and reading. I'm not really a big bar person, though I will go on occasion if I'm with some friends. I enjoy theater shows (musicals, improv, plays), though I haven't been to one in a while. I just finished acting in a murder mystery spoof at a community college. That was quite the experience. Helps you to be more outgoing for sure.

I tend to be shy at first, but I open up once I get to know you. Send me a message, and I won't disappoint. I'm more interesting in person than I am writing about myself in a profile box, believe me.
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Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Christian - Protestant  
Eating Habits normal/average, sugar water/ sweet drinks  
Wild Fact About Me I've been to Spain and London.
My Philosophy Your past ultimately shapes who you are more than you think it does, although it's best to focus on the present and the future.
What Gives Me Hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by I wouldn't know where to begin.
What/who changed my life and why The Lord of the Rings books and movie. They kind of gave me a place where I felt I could belong.
What Bugs Me  
Passions songwriting, Short Stories, poetry, literature, writing  
Inspirations nature, Life Experiences  
What Scares Me global warming, large groups of people, bees, mental hospitals, the past  
  Favorites
Role Models Barack Obama, Stephen Colbert, Batman  
Quotation "Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things." - T.S. Eliot
Interests reading, recycling, wildlife, movies, environment, music, Antiques/Collectibles, Books - Author, Electronics, Humor, Mythology / Folklore, Photography, Robots  
Books His Dark Materials Trilogy, The Inheritance Cycle - Paolini, Ender's Game series, Isaac Asimov, J.R.R. Tolkien, The End of Faith  
Music System of a Down, The Killers, Blue Man Group, Voodoo Child, The Foo Fighters, Steve Miller Band, Howie Day, Moby, Creed, Coldplay, Venkman, BNL, Red Hot Chili Peppers, DMB, Eminem, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The White Stripes, The Doors, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, The  
Movies Saw movie series, horror mere picks out, The Princess Bride, Pirates of the Carribbean, The Butterly Effect, X-Men (all), though 3 was disappointing, Eternal Sunsine of the Spotless Mind, Lord of the Rings, Mission Impossible, Star Wars, The Matrix, The Fifth Elemen  
TV Shows Legend of the Seeker, Fullmetal Alchemist, Bleach, Supernatural, The Colbert Report, The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Cartoon Network  
Favorite Foods chili, soups, anything I cook, deep dish pizza, pasta, Chinese, Mexican  
Favorite Places Florida, Iowa (don't ask), Michigan, Chicago  
Can't Live Without music, pen and paper, internet, movies, the woods  
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    Happy Birthday Eric. I hope its a happy one.


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