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Tannis Gordon

"Looking for Starfish..."

Bartlesville, OK, USA
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Speaks: english
Joined Nov 12, 2013


 
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About Me While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the distance leaning down, picking something up and throwing it into the ocean.

As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was that of a young man, picking up starfish one by one and tossing each one gently back into the water.

He came closer still and called out, �Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?�

The young man paused, looked up, and replied �Throwing starfish into the ocean.�

The old man smiled, and said, �I must ask, then, why are you throwing starfish into the ocean?�

To this, the young man replied, �The sun is up and the tide is going out. If I don�t throw them in, they�ll die.�

Upon hearing this, the elderly observer commented, �But, young man, do you not realise that there are miles and miles of beach and there are starfish all along every mile? You can�t possibly make a difference!�

The young man listened politely. Then he bent down, picked up another starfish, threw it into the back into the ocean past the breaking waves and said, �It made a difference for that one.�
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Pets Two wonderful cats named Rune and Sigil  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Spiritual but not religious, buddhist, Agnostic  
Eating Habits no red meat, Almost Vegetarian  
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What Bugs Me cruelty, idiotic politicians, mean obnoxious people, Destroying the planet !!!  
Passions photography, writing, nature, trees, music, making a difference, love, earth, cats, books, animals  
Inspirations history and literature, Stephen King, the beauty of nature, positive songs, Kindness in any form  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Religious Extremism, global warming  
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Interests wildlife, Spirituality/Philosophy, reading, photography, My pets., music, movies, Holistic Health, internet, history, environment  
Books The Notebook, Under the Dome, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit  
Music A very partial list, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Pink, Katy Perry  
Movies many many more, The Grey, Rob Roy, The Postman, Alien Series, Original Star Wars, Star Trek Movies, Avatar, The Lord of the Rings  
TV Shows The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow, Once upon a Time, Modern Family, Witches of East End, Star Trek TOS, Dracula  
Favorite Foods squash, all kinds, mushrooms, cheese cake, ice cream, Avocados!!!  
Favorite Places hanging with my Mom, snuggling with my furbabies, in bed on a cold morning, in my husbands arms  
Can't Live Without love, water, food, air  
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