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Mary Watkins

"Live and let live but influence where possible to live fully"

Woodstock, IL, USA
female, age 76
single, 3 children
Speaks: english
Joined Mar 18, 2009

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Birthday Sept 24, 1941  
Languages english  
About Me Seeking to expand my world to be more open to what others offer to provide "food for thought" and to make the decision as to whether it is right for me.
Working but looking to retiring in next few months to a year and hoping to find new friends, activities, events, and travel companions.
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Pets 1 Cat  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning
Religions Christian  
Eating Habits Aware of what I ought to eat ..., Try and Eat Healthy, A well balance Died  
Wild Fact About Me To celebrate my 66th birthday I did a skydive, Rode an intertube in the Napo River a tributary to the Amazon River, blew a poison dart (no poison on dart at time I blew it), threw a spear and had a tribal witch doctor do a "cleaning" on me.
My Philosophy Live my life as an example of what I consider to be thoughtful, caring, considerate, and loving to myself and others.
What Gives Me Hope People who are willing to risk even when it is not seen as a popular decison, event or habit.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by I would love and not allow myself to be influenced by power and greed.
What/who changed my life and why So many things influenced my life it would take a book to cover them all but certain life events, books, movie, people contributed to making some leaps.
What Bugs Me Those who hurt others weaker than them, people who WON'T use their minds!, indifference, ignorance, hate, apathy  
Passions LIFE!!!, making a difference, laughter, broadening my horizons, nature  
Inspirations peacemakers, healers, People waking and seeing their own light, the sun coming up, the beauty of nature, my family, love, friends, courage, children, blue skies, Birds chirping, beautiful stories  
What Scares Me apathy, War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, moral direction of our society, ignorance, hate, global warming, Disrespect for others, cruel people  
Role Models Mahatma Gandhi, Jesus Christ, Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Jimmy Carter, friends  
Quotation What lies behind and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Interests Spirituality/Philosophy, Travel/Adventure, psychology, philosophy, national parks, humor, Holistic Health, gardening, fitness, ecology  
Books spirituality, psychology, Prescriptions for Nutritional Healing, Food for thought books, the Bible, Self improvement  
Music enya, classical, all kinds  
Movies The Mission, Food for thought movies  
TV Shows Public Television select programs, Something not "stupid", house  
Favorite Foods chocolate, Healthy natural foods, good foods are one of life's great joys  
Favorite Places being with my family and friends, the ocean, rivers, parks, forests, woods, New York City, nature, mountains, colorado  
Can't Live Without FAITH!!!, peace, sunshine, nature, love, laughter, hope, friends and family  
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