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Joye B.

"Seeking honost connections"

Lakewood, WA, USA
female, age 49
married, 2 children
Speaks: English
Joined May 5, 2004
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Hello everyone... Well I am a bit late on the new year greetings, but am wishing everyone a goot one... ayeeeee... The past two years have been hard one's for me and my family, but my online family, especially here at Care2 has kept me going through good times and bad times, the prayers, the incredible outpouring of love and help has helped to keep my family intact and safe.. Yes, we lost the house after a long struggle, but we started a new life in a new home.. yes we were homeless for awhile, but even being homeless we could keep going knowing we had the prayers of all of our friends.. so we are grateful for all of you.. we have a new home now.. I have a new job, and so does husband, and after all the trouble to get health insurance I even have that once again.. So your prayers have been answered.. I know all of us are going through tough times though, each of us has to learn what we value the most and be ready to part with those things that do not matter.. things can be replaced but good friends can never be replaced.. I love all of you dearly... toksa.. until we meet or there.. maybe at the next feast, pow wow or 49??? you never know......
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Joined May 5, 2004 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Professional Connections, Other 
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Groups AROOO, Acoustic Coffee House, Amnesty International, Being a Mother, Being a Wombat, Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, Chronic diseases, Cowgirls, Rezchicks and the Beautiful People, DNC Unhinged, Disabled Support, Hanhe phe'ta Lakota people, Healthy Cooking, Leonard Peltier is a political prisoner, Living With Diabetes more »
Hometown Bothell, WA 
Birthday Jan 20, 1969  
Languages English  
About Me I am Lakota... I live happily in two worlds, and love meeting new people, trying new things, having fun, and the side adventure or two. I love to travel with my husband and our children. If I could be anywhere I would be sitting at a pow-wow listening to some kickin drummers and watching my daughter dance. I am a good friend once I get to know a person and I will have your back through thick or thin, but I don't like liars, or betrayers, or those that are just into making frinds for the sake of having more numbers by their name. I dislike name dropping because I believe we are all equal in the sight of the Creator and we should work towards making the world a better place for our children and our children's children.
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Pets 1 Dog  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Bahai  
Eating Habits Coffee - Now!  
Wild Fact About Me While a simple rez girl at heart I love travel... I have been to many countties and was even a foriegn exchange student to Japan! And yes, some women, including me, like I will try almost anything once and enjoy finding adventures.... even in daily life which is the greatest adventure of all.
My Philosophy Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge... others just gargle... don't gargle... drink deeply!
What Gives Me Hope that we can all learn, and grow.... my faith and my culture, my children, my husband give me hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Provide everyone with an education, and greater funding for educational programs that work as well as college for those that want it.
What/who changed my life and why Grandmother because she gave me the chance to go back to school.
What Bugs Me Wannabees, twinkies, People claiming Native blood but are not, long nosed cowboys, Those who hurt others weaker than them, arrogance, liars, Any one that would hurt a child, Any one that would hurt an animal, People whom do harm unto others, people who WON'T use t  
Passions learning, god, my friends, writing, spirituality, reading, photography, other cultures, my husband, my family, MY CHILDREN!!!, LIFE!!!, love, laughter  
Inspirations nature, music, happiness, god, friends, the sun coming up, the sound of the ocean, The Great Spirit, the beauty of nature, my son, My mother, My Daughter and my MOM, my husband, my family  
What Scares Me religious fanatics, War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Shootings in Our Schools, Religious Extremism, Losing the ones I love, Is how cruel the people of the world are, hate, global warming, cruel people  
Role Models Oprah Winfrey, my family, Maya Angelou, grandmother, Martin Luther King Jr., Leonard Peltier  
Quotation Some people drink from the fountain of knowldge, others gargle
Interests Jewelry, pets, Movies, Music, Mythology / Folklore, Native American Products, National Parks, News / Media, Nutrition, Broadcasting, Children, Community Development, Cowboys / Cowgirls, Photography, Crafts, Politics, Disabilities / Challenged, P  
Books Almost anything worth reading, unusual or very old cookbooks, poetry, J.R.R. Tolkien, fantasy  
Music world music, rock, R and B, punk, blues, coldplay, Classic Rock, POW-WOW! But I love all music  
Movies Gladiator, drama, The Princess Bride, the notebook, The Green Mile, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Casablanca, Braveheart  
TV Shows Discovery Channel, That 70's Show, Law and Order, Gilmore Girls, csi  
Favorite Foods cheese cake, pizza, japanese, coffee, yum... pha pha soup, frybread, wojapi... otherwise give me chocolate  
Favorite Places backyard, the ocean, woods, home, forests, beach, the sea, mountains... a warm sunny day on the win  
Can't Live Without freedom, coffee, my dog, my husband, my children, books, a pen that writes, a tablet, a car that runs, family  
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    May 1, 2012 11:04 PM

    Jo W. (23)

    Hi Joye, I know you don't get on here much or at all but I wanted to let you know I was thinking of you!

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    Jo W. (23) Hello Joye, just wanted to say hi!
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    spring6.pngHAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!
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    To All of the Powerful Women I know....
    Live your life in such a way,

    that when your feet touch the floor in the morning,

    Satan shudders & says
    "Oh s****, She's awake!"

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