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Laura F.

"SOIL SOUL SOCIETY: My Trinity"

Kernersville, NC, USA
female, age 53
married, 2 children
Joined Dec 17, 2006
What I Want to Do:


 
Homesteading, Permaculture and Buddhist Practice
Homesteading: subsistence farming that includes raising chickens, a pig every now and again, lambs (for show, market and freezer), organic gardening, food preservation

Food activism: Slow Food movement (www.slowfood.org), "The Future of Food" movie, teaching farm biodiversity, blocking Monsantos march to monopolizing the growing of seeds through genetic engineering, etc., introducing humane animal food sources

Buddhist Practice

Reading list:
  • Art Objects: Effects and Effrontery   by Jeannette Winterson
  • Real Food: What to eat and why  by Nina Planck
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle  by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
  • Ishmael, The Story of B, My Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
  • Powerdown
  • The Long Emergency
  • Path With a Heart by Jack Kornfield
  • Meditations by Thanisarro Bikhu
  • Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron
 
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Joined Dec 17, 2006 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
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Groups Animals Helping Humans, Survivors of Sexual Assault, The Strength Within - Survivors of Abuse
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Homepage http://www.geocities.com/farmgirlarts/Homes
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Birthday Feb 08, 1961  
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  Lifestyle
Pets Jacob Sheep Millie &amp, Georgie, Pookie the hamster, Cool Max the cat, 12 Chickens, Dog Rocket  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Buddhist Practitioner, Christian progressive, earth religions  
Eating Habits from my garden, Organic, Locally Grown, Humane  
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What Gives Me Hope
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What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me Over Population  
Passions LIFE!!!, nature, spirituality, children, my husband, love, environment, earth, broadening my horizons, animals  
Inspirations the beauty of nature, People waking and seeing their own light, nature, animals  
What Scares Me Over Population, Religious Extremism, global warming  
  Favorites
Role Models Alice Walker, Judi Bari, Pema Chodron, friends, Mahatma Gandhi, Jesus Christ, Jane Goodall, buddha, Dalai Lama  
Quotation "Life is a Mystery to be Lived, not a Problem to be Solved"
Interests Gardening/Farming, Art/Design, ecology, environment, wildlife, Spirituality/Philosophy, Therapy Dogs, Seed Exchange  
Books Real Food: What to Eat and Why, Lisey's Story by Stephen King, Art Objects by Jeanette Winterson  
Music Bjork, Annie Lennox, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Led Zeppelin, Afro Celt Sound System, Susanne Vega's Hip Hop Tom's Diner, Ani DiFranco, Patti Griffin, Malcomb Holcomb, Bob Dylan Folk  
Movies Sling Blade, Whale Rider, dancer in the dark, Dangerous Beauty, King Corn, What the Bleep Do We Know?, An Inconvenient Truth, The Future of Food, End of Suburbia, The Real Dirt on Farmer John  
TV Shows  
Favorite Foods  
Favorite Places my basement art studio, New Mexico, Western NC, CA redwood groves, scotland, farmland and pastures, mountains, home, forests  
Can't Live Without Making Art!, Great Mystery, laughter!, meditation practice, nature, water, sleep, friends, family, food, air  
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Lynn K.

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Georgie & Millie

Millie and I at SAFF sheep show

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    Apr 3, 2008 5:26 AM

    Lynn K. (54)

                   


    Feb 26, 2008 3:57 AM

    Lynn K. (54)

                          This Heart better be here when  I come back to  see you!  I know it's that gal who took my first heart I ever posted here, she just spends all her time looking for me to  get me back for telling her she should find another  vocation.(She's the welcome gal!) haha!!  Just want to say Helllooooo!!! Luv, Lynn & Pixie


    Jan 27, 2008 10:52 PM

    Lynn K. (54)
    Just stopping by to say hello.. Have a Pleasant Sunday

                                     

    Jan 19, 2008 7:00 AM

    Lynn K. (54)
    It's raining hearts your way! Lmk
    Dec 30, 2007 3:41 AM

    Lynn K. (54)

                                             
                                               Happy New Year, Laura!


    Dec 28, 2007 8:18 PM

    Lynn K. (54)

     Hi Laura, thanks for the Friend Invite..
      and wanted to send the cutest picture
     I've yet to find on line.. Always makes
      me laugh... See you soon.... Lynn M. Kane
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    Nov 17, 2007 4:31 AM

    Lynn K. (54)

                                                 

                                                   Roberto Lombardi Red Poppy Hill PrintThanks for the Star~
        


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