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Erin Severs

"To make the world a better place"

Old Town, ME, USA
female, age 40
Speaks: English
Joined Nov 8, 2005
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Hometown Fort Wayne, IN 
Birthday Oct 11, 1977  
Languages English  
About Me I am a loveable nerd with a passion for life, books, and the people I love. I am a bleeding heart liberal, bisexual, feminist and idealist, often called a "hippie" by close friends. I am one of the lucky few who actually works her dream job (2 of them actualy!) I teach college English and am a full time graduate student (also in English) and I absolutely love what I do. I love people and consider life a learning experience and an adventure- I believe whole-heartedly in living each day to the fullest. My friends would tell you I am talkative and just a little crazy. My favorite song lyric (by Ani DiFranco) is: "your arrogance is gaining on you and so is eternity, you better practice happiness, you better practice humility, you took the air, you took the time, you were fed and you were free, you better put some beauty back, while you've got the energy..." The way I see it, our purpose here on this planet is to make it at least a little better than it was before we got here. I try to be an activist for peace and for love. Love the Earth, love the trees, love the animals, love each other, and last, but not least, love ourselves and realize the potential for joy and for goodness that is within every one of us.
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Pets a dog named Sappho  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Atheist  
Eating Habits Coffee - Now!  
Wild Fact About Me I never grew armpit hair! That isn't very wild, but it's the best I can come up with for now.
My Philosophy You only live once so make it worthwhile.
What Gives Me Hope That human beings can always grow and change and become better people and that there is always something new to learn.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by increase educational funding, decrease military funding, raise minimum wage, mandate birth control, legalize marijuana, place a wage cap (no one needs to make more than a million a year), put an end to clearcutting, eliminate taxes for the poor, decrease use of fossil fuels, this list could go on and on...
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me ignorance, hopelessness, cruelty, injustice, apathy  
Passions music, other cultures, peace, LIFE!!!, books, learning, traveling, my friends, my family, literature and poetry, discussion, writing, teaching  
Inspirations thunderstorms, the beauty of nature, my family, good people  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Ignorance and evil, George W. Bush, Religious Extremism, current USA administration, apathy  
Role Models parents, my college professors at Knox College, my friends and loved ones, Emma Goldman, Jack Kerouac  
Quotation "There are more things in heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy"
Interests pets, Wildlife, Linguistics, Philosophy, Music, Mythology / Folklore, National Parks, Environment, Politics, Travel/Adventure, Women's Studies  
Music Ani DiFranco, Bob Marley, Indigo Girls, Doors, Paul Simon, Poe, Neil Young, Bjork, Ella Fitzgerald, Liz Phaire, Radiohead, Tool, Jack Johnson, Pordishead, David Bowie, Led Zeplen, Loreena McKennit, Pink Floyd, Tori Amos, Beatles, Rage Against the Machine  
Movies SLC Punk, Tipping the Velvet, If These Walls Could Talk 2, Velvet Goldmine, The Short Bus, Shawshank Redemption, The Princess Bride, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Big Lebowsky, Crash, Better Than Chocolate, The Last Time I Committed Suicide  
TV Shows TV is evil  
Favorite Foods cheese and spinach  
Favorite Places San Francisco CA, London (England), Barcelona (Spain), the forest, Acadia National Park ME, the ocean, the mountains, Edinburgh (Scotland)  
Can't Live Without hope, love, Friends and family, my puppy dog, trees, books, pen and paper, coffee (I know, that's more than 5)  
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    Oct 20, 2013 1:23 PM

    Tracy B. (673)

    So Sorry I missed your birthday!  I only just recently returned to Care2, and am in the process of catching up.  Just wanted to stop by to say HI and wish you a belated happy birthday! 

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    Eric G. (361)
    Sorry I'm late, Erin, but I hope you had a killer and are still trying to remember parts of it!
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    Robert C. (17)

    Hi....hope your summer is kikin' ass!!!! Do you like Blondie??!! Enjoy!

    Dec 26, 2007 11:29 PM

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    Oct 13, 2007 12:39 PM

    Tracy B. (673)
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    Hello dear friend......I'm so sorry I missed your birthday....I've been going through a tough time lately, but wanted to let you know that I was thinking of you....hope your day was real special!  Big hugs, Tracy
    Oct 11, 2007 7:19 AM

    Scott H. (259)

    Happy birthday! May the Goddess bless you with the very best of all things today!

    Blessed Be!


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    Oct 8, 2007 12:37 AM

    Randall B. (1099)

    Wishing you a wonderful Happy Birthday, full of Magick, and enchantment.   Love and light.  Randy
    Oct 7, 2007 11:22 AM

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    happy Birthday

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    May your Birthday be filled with Happiness,
     Joy and Love!

    Jul 2, 2007 10:27 PM

    Randall B. (1099)

    Your friendship is priceless to me! 

    Love, light and enchantment!!   Randy

    Jul 2, 2007 10:42 AM

    Agnes C. (548)

     HAPPY   4TH   OF   JULY   !!!

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