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Andrea W.

"To live a clean, productive, cruelty-free and environmentally responsible lifestyle."

Clearwater, FL, USA
female
married, 3 children
Joined Jul 9, 2010


 
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My nickname, Caili (pronounced Kaylee), is a shortened form of my name. I'm a social liberal, environmentalist and vegan. I'm active in a variety of causes ranging from animal rights and environmental protection to social and economic equality and am always looking for ways to help make a difference in the world. 


** NOTE: My butterfly reward numbers are greatly inaccurate, as completed rewards started disappearing from my account a year ago. That's why there is such a large discrepancy between credits earned and rewards listed. I have reported this problem multiple times without ever receiving a response. While I continue to be semi-active here, I am not nearly as active as I once was. I can better spend my time working on real-world activities where I know that I can make a difference.


 
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Joined Jul 9, 2010 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Groups Animal Welfare Institute, Complete Guide to Backyard Gardening, Defenders of Wildlife, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Dog Lovers, Earth Day, Global Alliance to Ban GMOs, GreenWeb.org Group, Greenpeace, Healthy Cooking, PRRA - People for the Rights and Respect of Animals, Rainforest Action, Saving Big Cats, Small Garden Spaces more »
Hometown Seattle, WA 
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Birthday March 05  
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About Me I'm a strong supporter of a variety of charitable causes and am always looking for ways to help make a difference. I'm highly creative and artistic, but also have a strong thirst for knowledge. I enjoy sharing that knowledge with others and helping others along, whenever possible. At the same time, I absorb as much as I can from others and believe that learning is a life-long pursuit. After all, with knowledge, comes the power to effect change and make a difference. Every day brings a new experience and opportunity to do something worth while. That is something to which I always look forward.
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  Lifestyle
Pets Pomeranian puppy, fish  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions  
Eating Habits Diverse organic plant-based diet, Local growers where possible, Gluten-free due to gluten sensitivity  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy The only voice that cannot be heard is the one that is not exercised. Do so with compassion and conviction, because change is only within our grasp when we lead with thoughtfulness and conviction in our beliefs.
What Gives Me Hope The potential for change.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by 1. End offshore drilling, GMO's and factory farming practices.

2. Ensure that animal rights are protected.

3. Create stiff penalties for corporate practices that harm human health, violate human rights and damage the environment.

4. Create incentives for both corporations and small businesses that lead the way in renewable energy innovations, while safeguarding the environment and the interests of the public.

5. Reinvest in American small businesses to create jobs and penalize corporations that send more than 25% of their jobs overseas.

6. Ensure that all works have access to a living wage.

7. End corporate welfare.

8. Establish a universal health care system in the United States.

9. Look for peaceful solutions to our world's problems.

10. Create sensible and reasonable gun law, while working to improve mental health care in the US.
What/who changed my life and why My family, because they believe in me and support me in all of my endeavors.
What Bugs Me animal exploitation, factory farming, arrogance, war, greed, inequality, bigotry, GMOs, social ignorance, cruelty, unnecessary violence, discrimination, hypocracy, fundamentalism  
Passions meditation, yoga, sustainable living, ecological studies, environmental responsibility, the environment, green design, lapidary arts, woodworking, artisanry, miniature landscapes, miniature gardens, garden arts, horticulture, garden design, aeroponics, hydroponics, organi  
Inspirations my family, the wind, a birds song, perserverance and determination, the sounds of ocean waves rolling in, the sun setting over the ocean, the beauty of nature  
What Scares Me war, violence, fundamentalism of any kind, cruelty . hatred . intolerance, apathy . greed . selfishness . neglect  
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Role Models Those who stand up for what's right  
Quotation "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit" - Aristotle

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced" ~ Kierkegaard
Interests Commercial Photography, Fashion &amp, Beauty Photography, Nature and the Environment, Green Website Development, Creating wearable works of art, Activities with my family, Art: recycled and natural materials, Sculpting: metals and clays, Art . Illustration . Desi  
Books art . photography . other, environmental, technology, lapidary arts, metalsmithing, linguistic study, Celtic and Chinese history/culture, fantasy and science fiction  
Music EMD, Techno, Trance, Dance, Instrumental: Nature Sounds, Instrumental: Celtic, Instrumental: Chinese (ehru and guqin), New Age, Gothic Rock, Alternative Rock  
Movies  
TV Shows Marvel's Agents of Shield, Sleepy Hollow, The Blacklist, Castle, Bones, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation  
Favorite Foods Organic tempeh and miso, Organic nuts and seeds, Organic fruit and veggies, Organic salads and soups, Organic sun-dried tomato hummus, Organic lemon-pepper-artichoke hummus, Organic veggie wraps, Gluten-free organic vegan calzones, Organic red bell pepper hummus  
Favorite Places My zen garden room, Botanical gardens, Portland OR, Canada, Organic gardens, Anywhere near the ocean, Forest groves, The mountains, Seattle WA, Manhattan NY, San Francisco CA, United Kingdom, Canberra (Australia), Victoria Coast (Australia), Melbourne - VIC (Australia)  
Can't Live Without sustainability, a plant-based diet, organic produce, wildlife, animals, our puppy, photography equipment, the ocean, gardens, family, art, music, science, kitchen appliances, computer and internet  
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