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Lara Busch

"Inspiring others to minimize their carbon footprint"

Portland, OR, USA
female, age 38
Speaks: learning Russian, some German, some Spanish, english
Joined Nov 27, 2007

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Joined Nov 27, 2007 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
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Groups Defenders of Wildlife, Dog Lovers, Earth Day, Elephant Lovers, Environment Oregon, Habitat for Humanity, International Politics, NPR - National Public Radio, Planet Green, Sci Fi Universe, Star Wars, THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST~A BREATH OF FRESH AIR, World Without Frontiers
Hometown Military Brat = everywhere 
Birthday March 13, 1980  
Languages learning Russian, some German, some Spanish, english  
About Me Don't like to talk about myself much...
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Pets cat, 2 dogs  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Christian - Methodist  
Eating Habits trying to keep it somewhat healthy!  
Wild Fact About Me I LOVE high-adventure sports
My Philosophy I've got to do it
What Gives Me Hope My husband
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by include recycling program requirements in city/state/federal funding and write a law to require insurance for gun owners.
What/who changed my life and why Queen Elizabeth I - She was a learned woman in a time when that was not expected or respected, and she used that to stay alive and overcome EVERYTHING
What Bugs Me Litter Bugs!!, apathy, Any one that would hurt an animal, The destruction of rural areas, People who drag their feet  
Passions environment, Urban/Rural Development, traveling, broadening my horizons  
What Scares Me Religious Extremism, global warming, apathy  
Role Models Dian Fossey, My Aunt Thelma, Winston Churchill, Jesus Christ, Hillary Clinton, Queen Elizabeth I, my husband, Jane Goodall  
Quotation "Amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic."; "The secret of happiness is not in what one likes to do, but in what one has to do." -James Barrie;
"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth." -Diogenes Laertius; "What luck for rulers that men do not think." -Adolf Hitler; "I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." -Thomas Jefferson; "Do not mistake motion for action" - Ernest Hemingway
Interests learning, environment, photography, recycling, reading, Travel/Adventure, fitness, gardening, national parks, movies, music  
Books Ember Days - comic book, Katherine Kerr, The Geography of Nowhere, Nickel and Dimed, Robert Jordan Wheel of Time Series, Dean Koontz  
Music Boy Hits Car, foo fighters, celtic, Frank Sinatra, Smashing Pumpkins, paul van dyke, Elliot Smith, Plumb, minnie driver, Tonic, Toad the Wet Sprocket, tool, jazz, u2, techno, oldies, coldplay  
TV Shows Talk Soup, futurama, Will and Grace, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Grey's Anatomy, house, lost, amazing race, West Wing, house, x-files, Sex and the City, Law and Order, er, Desperate Housewives  
Favorite Foods cheese, chocolate, coffee, bread, salad, potatoes, pasta, pizza, ice cream  
Favorite Places alaska, arizona, nature, forests, england, New Orleans, mountains, germany, scotland  
Can't Live Without my husband, god, friends and family, chocolate, sunshine, my animals  
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    Oct 17, 2008 2:41 AM

    Kathleen H. (293)

    Sep 25, 2008 1:25 PM

    Kathleen H. (293)
    Welcome back, Lara!  We certainly continue to need a positive and active member here on Care2!  Thanks for the email catch-up on where you've been!   Best of luck to you!      KAT

    Apr 1, 2008 11:11 AM

    Kathleen H. (293)

    Oh yes.....a day made JUST for our dear Prez!


    Mar 20, 2008 11:32 AM

    Denise H. (13)

    Mar 17, 2008 3:49 AM

    Kathleen H. (293)
    Mar 13, 2008 3:03 PM

    Kathleen H. (293)

    Wishing you a day full of sunshine, happiness, laughter & friends.....and may all the wishes you make blowing out your candles come true!!!       Your pal, Kathy


    Feb 13, 2008 9:41 AM

    Denise H. (13)
    Have a wonderful day,



    Feb 8, 2008 1:45 AM

    Kathleen H. (293)
    Hello Lara!  Thanks for the friendship request!  I'm looking forward to getting to know you better.....and as strong women, we can stand together & work hard at making our world a better place to be a part of!   xxx Kathy

    Dec 7, 2007 4:26 AM

    Denise H. (13)


    Dec 3, 2007 3:37 PM

    Lara B. (12)

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