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Rich May

"To help make a difference in the world"

Paris, ON, Canada
male, age 115
married, 2 children
Speaks: english, french
Joined Apr 4, 2013

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Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works. - Carl Sagan

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to it's children. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as life lasts. - Rachel Carson

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster it's renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival. - Wendell Berry

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. - Carl Sagan

"The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else." - Barry Commoner, US biologist / environmentalist.

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. - Jane Goodall

"The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of earth." - Thomas Berry, historian.

'Earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth' - Chief Seattle

"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can." - Sydney Smith

I know that the molecules in my body are traceable To phenomena in the cosmos. That makes me want to grab people in the street And say, have you heard this?? - DeGrasse Tyson

The cosmos is also within us, we’re made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. - Carl Sagan

All life is related. And it enables us to construct with confidence. The complex tree that represents the history of life. - David Attenborough

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Joined Apr 4, 2013 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Groups ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
Hometown Paris, ON 
Birthday Jan 01, 1900  
Languages english, french  
About Me In my personal life, I love rock climbing, mountain biking, and experiencing life to the fullest. In my professional life, I teach and train people how to survive and work safely in dangerous occupations.

I got into the Health & Safety business 31 years ago, when I pulled a supervisor and a friend's body parts out of a 5000lbs meat grinder due to an "industrial accident" at a meat company I worked for in Toronto, Canada. I guess you would say that is when I received my "calling".

I love what I do, it is very rewarding, it is always interesting, I meet and talk to a lot of different people and the travelling is a bonus...I love flying.

I also love learning new things, over the years, I have earned a Degree in Business Management, a Bachelor degree in Medical Sciences, a Master of Medical Sciences Degree and my doctorate in Health Sciences, all in the US.
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Pets Bengal Cat  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Spiritual but not religious, spiritualist  
Eating Habits Coffee - Now!, Keep it local and organic, Keep it Healthy  
Wild Fact About Me I compete in Warrior Dash (the extreme run/marathon from hell) each year...that's pretty wild, lol.
My Philosophy A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. The government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves -- tax it. If it keeps moving -- regulate it. And if it stops moving subsidize it. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenagers...disaster is imminent. What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
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I have a religion--but you will call it blasphemy. It is that there is a God for the rich man but none for the poor or sick.....Perhaps your religion will sustain you, will feed you -- but I place no dependence in mine. Our religions are alike, though, in one respect -- neither can make a man happy when he is out of luck.
What Gives Me Hope My big beautiful Bengal cat was a rescue cat who gives me hope because he shows so much love all the time...if he can do that then I can too.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Get rid of all the stagnant politicians and protect all wildlife throughout our beautiful planet. Protect the rainforests and trees because without them we are doomed.
What/who changed my life and why Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, Sean Swarner, Liz Murray
What Bugs Me Any one that would hurt an animal, Any one that would hurt a child, (Some) Religion, corrupted sonofabitches, cruelty, cruel persons, Destroying the planet !!!, idiotic politicians, GOP leadership, mean obnoxious people  
Passions traveling, spirituality, peace, nature, my friends, my family, MY CHILDREN!!!, making a difference, love, LIFE!!!, learning, environment, earth, cats, broadening my horizons, animals  
Inspirations animals, Cloudless Nights, good people, friends, Kindness in any form, love, kittens purring, listening to gentle rain, my family, nature, sounds of the night, the sound of the ocean, the beauty of nature, togetherness, Well lived lives  
What Scares Me our planet, Assholes in power that are destroying  
Role Models Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, Sean Swarner  
Quotation A man who asks no questions shows his ignorance in silence
Interests movies, Medicine / Health Care, Body/Personal Care, fitness, ecology, environment, humor, My pets., pets, Travel/Adventure, wildlife, Mind/Body/Spirit  
Books adventure, crime, mystery  
Music All genres with some exceptions  
Movies The Green Mile, Finding Nemo, Forrest Gump, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, Shawshank Redemption, The 6th Sence  
Favorite Foods Yeah ... A lot of chocolate, steak, seafood, salad, real baked goods, pasta, italian, But I still love shrimp!, Pizza, Yeah ... and a bit of chocolate too  
Favorite Places Bora Bora, FIJI, Bermuda, Dominican, Mexico, Halifax - my favourite city, woods, the ocean, the mountains, rainforests - Amazon, My bed, In front of a fireplace at night!, Canada (I love my home)  
Can't Live Without water, sunshine, nature, love, laughter, friends and family, freedom, Earth and Air, animals  
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    Nov 26, 2015 9:16 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    Daisies and Butterflies:   Thinking of you dearest Rich...I am blessed with your cherished friendship.THANK YOU.I have been busy christmas shopping so i can send my lovely sons their presents in time for christmas,Stuart lives in the USA and Iain lives in Germany now i have to wrap them all!!!   Love,smiles and hugs to YOU my wonderful caring friend.Liz Xx
    Nov 21, 2015 6:06 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    Lao Tzu.  My busy busy mind needs to remember this.:      Weekend hugs for you dear Rich to say i think of you and pray you are doing well...I wish you a cosy relaxing saturday and sunday.Love sent with a happy smile.Hugs Liz Xx
    Nov 9, 2015 7:15 PM

    HelgaS AWAY S. (95)

    T H A N K   you
    and wishing you  WELL **

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    Nov 9, 2015 8:19 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    sweet face <3:     Thinking of you my dear Rich.Sending BIG hugs,love and light to say thank you for being a wonderful caring friend...May your day bring you peace and a thousand blessings.Love always. Liz Xx

    Nov 6, 2015 6:31 AM

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    hello there!

    Nov 1, 2015 2:39 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    Dear Rich wishing you a beautiful month filled with all that you cherish,my favorite time of year as i love misty mornings and a chill in the air,enjoy a restful sunday...Love and a thousand blessings.Hugs Liz Xx
    Oct 29, 2015 4:34 PM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    ©Photo Lab Pet Photography celebrates National Cat Day: With love,kitty hugs and purrrs from me and my beloved resued cats Smokey and Pepsi whom are sooo loved.Kitty hugs and blessings to you dearest Rich...With love  Liz Xx
    Oct 28, 2015 5:07 AM

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    Oct 24, 2015 3:37 PM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    cat animated GIF Thinking of you dearest Rich.Kitty hugs sent with love and a thousand blessings.Love Liz Xx
    Oct 21, 2015 5:14 PM

    linda n. (4008)
    C-R-E-E-P-Y  Can i borrow your face for Halloween.trick or tweet....Luv Linda
    Oct 14, 2015 9:54 AM

    HelgaS AWAY S. (95)

    YOU ALL THE VERY BEST     The brightness of
    the stars may fascinate you and be a source of beauty,
    strength and empowering life to you *** 

    Oct 13, 2015 4:50 PM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    awww:     Loving hugs for you dearest Rich to wish you a blissful wednesday filled with your loved ones beside you,i think of you my cherished friend...Love,many blessings and prayers. Liz Xx
    Oct 12, 2015 10:52 AM

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    Oct 10, 2015 2:35 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    Black #cats #pumpkins. Welcome #fall. Beautiful Colors #AUtumn #delight:     Dearest Rich you my lovely friend are always on my mind and in my heart as i think of you each day and pray you are doing well...Loving hugs.Liz Xx

    Oct 4, 2015 3:08 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
    Coffeenuts: With love.Liz Xx
    Sep 22, 2015 3:49 AM

    HelgaS AWAY S. (95)

    WAY, RICH  ** **
    "The sound of the rain needs no translation." —Alan Watts:

    Sep 2, 2015 1:55 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)
         Happy september dearest Rich,i 'll be thinking of you as i head off to Las Vegas to visit my son Stuart for a two week holiday and he is taking me to see the wonderful Grand Canyon and Sedona National Park i can't wait to see him and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the USA...THANK YOU for being such a lovely caring friend.Take good care of YOU...Be back soon.Loving hugs.Liz Xx
    Aug 29, 2015 5:24 PM

    Betty O. (101)
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    Aug 28, 2015 3:01 PM

    HelgaS AWAY S. (95)


    Bildergebnis für happy weekend pic

    Aug 26, 2015 7:11 AM

    Liz No FWDS G. (92)

    sweet    Wednesday hugs for you dear Rich...Forever in my thoughts.Hugs and summer smiles.With love Liz Xx

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