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Mel DarkDeer

"Quiet Country Cancerian"

Union, CT, USA
female, age 62
single, 1 child
Office Manager
Speaks: English
Joined Jun 30, 1999
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Joined Jun 30, 1999 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search 
Group Host of none yet
Groups Acoustic Coffee House, Creative Cafe, Crones, DUO for World Peace, Intentional Communities, Living A Simple and Frugal Life, Off the Beaten Path, Our Mother Earth, Permaculture: Nature's Way, Prepare to Unlock Reality (UR), Protest Songs!, The Night We Followed the Moon, Writers, Poets, and Thinkers Circle, YERT- Your Environmental Road Trip
Birthday July 14, 1955  
Languages English  
About Me First of all, my difficulties with the choices for those categories above says a lot about me. Why isn't "gray" one of the category choices for hair color?! Right now my hair is close to my original chestnut brown because I recently cut my butt-length, silver-streaked tresses & dyed them. (I'm job hunting and gave in to the pressure!!) I've been terribly bummed about it ever since, but I've finally found a way to live with it. I figured my ancestors would have cut their hair in mourning and, since I did it 2 days after the elections, at least it makes sense to me. ;-) See, I ABHOR living in a society that honors youth over age and experience. I like being the age I am and I really don't want to try to pass for 10 years younger. What I may have given up to gravity and time, I've earned many times over in understanding, acceptance, and wisdom. I have a lot more to offer now than I ever did. The view from the "West" is wonderful and I'd love someone to share it with.

(BTW, I'm also bummed about the selections for "religion". "Earth Religions" is the nearest I could come, but it sounds way too "new-agey" for me. I walk the Red Road. Spirituality is about my personal connection with my Creator, and it's one I try to be aware of every day.
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Pets None currently!  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Native American spirituality, native traditions, Earth Religions  
Wild Fact About Me Ya' gotta get to know me before I'm telling!
My Philosophy "Creator didn't make you stupid!"
What Gives Me Hope My grandkids, Dana & Fonzie, Rabbits!!
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by resign...
What/who changed my life and why Too many to name. There's something new everyday that changes my life in some way.
What Bugs Me  
What Scares Me Ignorance and arrogance  
Role Models Pete Seeger, Grandfather Big Toe, Auntie Susie  
Quotation "As go the women, so goes the Nation."
Interests spoken word poetry, the outdoors, animals, crafts  
Music Just about anything. I love folk most, I think. Simple songs that say somethin  
Movies Princess Bride, Mr. Holland's Opus, Radio Flyer, Enemy Mine, Smoke Signals, Prelude to a Kiss, Somewhere in Time  
TV Shows Don't watch TV right now  
Favorite Foods I LOVE chocolate...therefore, I don't eat it any more. Way too addict, that is), Cajun, Mexican (can ya' tell I like it spicy?)  
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Can't Live Without sun, water, stimulating conversation, laughter, love  
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      Mel, have a magical day!
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    Ronald W. (106)
    Happy Birthday Mel! I've been remiss in staying in touch but hope to remedy that soon. Hope your day is as special as you are! =-/-=

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    I hope you have a wonderful birthday, Mel, and many more!
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