"Forging Dreams into Realities"
Yreka, CA, USA
Speaks: Sign Language (American), English
Joined Feb 4, 2008
The Looking Glass
Music To Inspire Devious Plots Against The Establishment:
||Feb 4, 2008
||Support a Cause
|Group Host of
(AGR) A Green Road, Amnesty International, Cat Lovers, DAILY INSPIRATION, DUO for World Peace, Earth Day, Habitat for Humanity, Hungersite.com, NPR - National Public Radio, Special Olympics, Vegan
||Don't really feel I have one.
Sign Language (American),
||Reclusive thirty-something. Married for ten years now to an honest-to-God Prince Charming. Mischievous Christian. Vegetarian with vegan aspirations. Fond of black lace. Holds a BA in Religion and a Gourmet Raw Foods Chef and Instructor Certification. Has worked in education, special education, youth ministry, and children's ministry over the past eleven years. Reads books like Cookie Monster eats cookies. Writer, artist, and musician. Adores Lewis Carroll's Alice in all her various incarnations. Also loves L. Frank Baum's Dorothy Gale. Alice, however, best suits overall mood and interests at present: world just gets curiouser and curiouser every day.
||Introduce yourself to Lira
Vegetarian with Vegan Aspirations
|Wild Fact About Me
||People think I'm "meek and mild" ... when they first meet me.
||We need to be able to flexibly enjoy the circumstances we encounter in the world, rather than expansively claim more of the world than is our due.
|What Gives Me Hope
||Trees and children.
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||... um, I will never be Mayor.
|What/who changed my life and why
||Book: Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn because it told 16-year-old Lira that They really were lying to her.
Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird, directed by Robert Mulligan, because it is presented through the eyes of the children, and as a child, I understood.
Event: Convergence 13, because there I found the freedom to truly be myself.
Person: Ecaep, my husband, because he has always loved me and always will.
|What Bugs Me
some of my teachers,
|What Scares Me
||Grown-ups are just old kids with delusions of grandeur.
My Sister's Keeper,
"The Hedge Knight",
Poems by Emily Dickinson,
The Divine Conspiracy,
The Left Hand of Darkness,
To Kill a Mockingbird,
"The Sworn Sword",
The Last Unicorn,
Holy the Firm,
The Great Divorce,
The Soil Bleeds Black,
Black Tape for a Blue Girl,
This Mortal Coil,
Les Secrets de Morphee,
12 Angry Men,
The Emperor's New Groove,
the Alien films,
The Matrix films,
The Passion of Joan of Arc,
Gone with the Wind,
The Phantom of the Opera,
Fly Away Home,
Be revolutionary. Unplug the idot box
Vegan Thai food,
fruits and veggies,
vegan cheese cake,
|Can't Live Without
friends and family,
||Introduce yourself to Lira
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