"I want to do what I can to make a difference, be happy in life and enjoy myself!"
Saint Cloud, FL, USA
Joined Jul 29, 2007
Freedom of Expression,
Violence against Children,
||Jul 29, 2007
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||I'm organized with work and unfortunately that doesn't carry over to my home, love my job, have a dry sense of humor, adore all animals (generally prefer them to people), and my idea of a vacation is being able to relax with a good book and spending time with my pets.
||Introduce yourself to Michele
Lyon's Tea...love it!
|Wild Fact About Me
||We love animals in this home, so human guests need to be prepared to be outnumbered by critters!
||"Amor Fati – 'Love Your Fate', which is in fact your life.” Friedrich Nietzsche
|What Gives Me Hope
||The children I work with inspire and motivate me.
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||mandating education about respecting animals & harsh penalties for harming them, completely changing the way public schools are managed, ensuring that everyone has access to free quality healthcare, reforming the justice system & removing people from prison for petty offenses to make room for serious offenders (because I'd be repealing the death penalty) and finding a way to significantly slow down or stop developers who seek to pave every inch of earth they can...that's during my first week.
|What/who changed my life and why
||my therapist... :-)
|What Bugs Me
cell phones while driving or dining,
George Bush and Co.,
People who let their dogs poo in my yard,
people who can't drive,
coconut-reminds me of toenail clippings,
people who lie,
my pets...my babies!,
learning from my students,
some very special students I've known,
watching the squirrels munch seeds,
|What Scares Me
our Government at present,
when the toilet backs up into the tub,
Religious extremism of ANY religion,
running with scissors
||If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
A thought, even a possibility, can shatter and transform us.
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.
Sarah Stewart Taylor,
Mary Janice Davidson,
Mary Higgins Clark,
Dave Matthews Band,
Murder by Death,
Twin Peaks series (from TV),
The English Patient,
Don't be a Menace to South Central...,
Agatha Christie mysteries,
Cities of the Underworld,
Law and Order SVU,
Law and Order,
Inspector Lynley Mysteries,
Without a Trace,
Mystery Science Theater 3000,
The Daily Show with John Stewart,
Metropolitan Museum of Art,
at home with my dogs,
The Great Smoky Mountains,
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