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Larry Sheehy

"Trying to live as gracefully as possible with loving kindness and compassion, while networking for solutionary social change and nonviolent revolution"

Ukiah, CA, USA
male, age 74
single, 4 children
Speaks: Heart
Joined Mar 22, 2005
What I Want to Do: To be of use! To always love!


 
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Hometown Redwood Valley, Mendocino Co., Northern Cali 
Homepage http://www.facebook.com/Ecopalooza  
Birthday May 24, 1940  
Languages Heart  
About Me Compassionate, loving, youthful, simple/green living, eco-vegan, feminist man, easy going and easy to communicate and get along with! Co-founder of Ecopalooza Green Events Network and Watershed Poetry Mendocino, among other social change organizations, businesses and activities. Loves life. Loves animals enough Not to eat them.
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Pets My community shares a cat named Goldie  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Love  
Eating Habits veggie/mostly vegan  
Wild Fact About Me I (Ralph L. Sheehy) was once a US Army Green Baret and am now committed to Peace and Nonviolence! The L stands for Laurence AND Larry. And to hell with the ex-army idiot who thinks I was some other Sheehy!
My Philosophy Peace begins in my heart!
What Gives Me Hope The worldwide movement of individuals and organizations believing in, and working for peace, environmental sustainability, social justice, and nonviolent revolution.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Melt all guns down into plowshares and art!
What/who changed my life and why Some books that have inspired me are: 'A Year to Live' (Stephen Levine), 'Keeping the Love You Find' (Harville Hendrix), 'World As Lover-World As Self' (Joanna Macy), 'Ecotopia' and 'Ecotopia Emerging' (Ernest Callenbach), 'Crossing to Avalon' (Jean Shinoda Bolin),...more and more...
What Bugs Me dumbed-down culture, dumbed-down people  
Passions Networking for peace and sustainability!  
Inspirations Amy Goodman, my kids, my brother Bob, my friends, poetry  
What Scares Me war, for starters  
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Role Models Amy Goodman (Democracy Now!), my daughter Candia, my son Casey, M K Gandhi, Dr. Sharon Bays, Helen Nearing, my son Gabe, my granddaughter Arianna Ocean, my daughter April Rose, Scott Nearing, Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King Jr., the early feminists, lots more super p  
Quotation "Je ne connais qu'un devoir, c'est celui d'aimer. "

I know only one duty, that is to love.
~Albert Camus

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, 'Wow, What a Ride!'
- Hunter S. Thompson, 1937 - 2005
Interests networking for sustainability, green info networking, permaculture, cooperative economics, Vegetarian / Vegan, poetry, Art/Eco-Design, Body/Personal Care, Ecology, Environment, Fair/Alternative Trade, Gardening/Farming, Herbs, Holistic Health, Libraries, Massage, Music  
Books Ecotopia Emerging, Ecotopia, Crones Don't Whine, much poetry, poetry of Kenneth Patchen, Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus B., A Year to Live  
Music the pogues, Bonnie Raitt, Eliane Elias, Holly Near, Ida, Utah Phillips, Eva Cassidy, Rosalie Sorrels, Pete Seeger, Maia Sharp, Randy Sharp, Green Music network, Liberation Music Orchestra, Charlie Haden, P.J. Harvey, jazz, raggae, boogie, blues, Irish, rock and indie rock  
Movies The Secret of Roan Inish, Il Postino, Into the West, Rumi-Turning Ecstatic, Lost In Translation (I experienced it!), The Real Dirt on Farmer John, The End of Suburbia, Running on Empty, Diva, Being There, Reds, The Future of Food  
TV Shows Don't watch much TV  
Favorite Foods salsa fresca, sexy pesto, Organic, veggie-Mexican, hippie-veggie food, miso soup, raw veggies, veggie juicing, veggies from my garden  
Favorite Places Arcada, SF-The City, Humboldt Co., San Luis Obispo, Mendocino Village, Mazama WA, Port Townsend WA, Santa Monica, Big Sur, Upper Russian River Basin, Shasta Bioregion, Southern Ecotopia, Niagara Region (Ontario), Ontario (Canada), Redwood North Coast of Cali  
Can't Live Without LOVE, my family and friends, hope for world peace, poetry, organic veggies, my intentional community, my kids  
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