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Paige H.

"A single grain of rice can tip the scale"

Richer, Canada
female, age 38
married, 1 child
Geochemisty Researcher, Teacher & Student
Speaks: English
Joined Aug 24, 2003
What I Want to Do: Tip the Scale :-)


 
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Be like Water
Formless yet Resolute
Soft yet Relentless
Clear and Still
Seeking the Lowest to
Achieve the Highest
In doing so
You find the Tao
And will never be Stopped

~Lao Tzu~


We are ONE
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" A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
Albert Einstein

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My Passions:
(please take a moment to read and note these articles)


Evidence For Human-Caused Global Warming Is Now 'Unequivocal'


INDEPTH: CLIMATE CHANGE visit site

The Evidence: Making the Case for Climate Change visit site

Science of Climate Change visit site

Climate Change and Arctic Impacts

Will Climate Change Wipe Out the Polar Bear? visit site

The Shrinking Polar Bears visit site


Flowers and Ants Feel It, Too

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Birthday Dec 21, 1976  
Languages English  
About Me I'm an isotope geochemist by day - and a poet by night. I love this planet, and am happiest with my bare feet touching the ground and a good storm swirling around me.

I have a passion in me that can't be extinguished. If this is the only life we have - I intend live it with joy and reckless abandon!

I was once a corporate banker -- and then I woke up one day and realized the folly of wasting my life in drudgery. So I gave it all up and started again. Now my job takes me to the arctic (at the moment) where I can wander through the tundra in places that are still unvisited by humans. Sometimes the silence can touch your soul.

I do research on the geochemistry / isotopic composition of natural archives like water, trees, sediments ... even birds (lol it's just a small test - I don't harm anything). I analyse these samples in an effort to learn about how our climate and environment are changing and how we can prevent (or adapt to) what's ahead.

On any given day I can be up to my hips in mud, hiking a mountain, climbing through lava tubes, or hooking nets of gear to the underside of a hovering helicopter.

I have camped with wolves, slept with foxes, and looked countless polar and black bears straight in the eye. To some of you this all may sound horrifc ... but to me that's grabbing life and giving it a passionate kiss!



~ ~ I love meeting new people, but PLEASE introduce yourself (or chat with me in a group) before you send me a friend request. If I decline you , it's most likely because we've never met~ ~
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Pets dog, 1 normal cat, & 1 couch that meows  
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Religions Buddhist  
Eating Habits Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me ~I've sky dived, and base jumped... hang gliding is next~

~ I lived in France for a time, as a french tour guide named Marie-Claire Lavandre ~
My Philosophy ~Compassion, Love, and Balance have the power to move mountains.~
and
~There is no sense being upset over things you can do nothing about - and when you can do something, do it with all you've got~
What Gives Me Hope That there are people out there that are kinder, wiser, and more peaceful than I can ever be.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by oh, no thank you
What/who changed my life and why Every moment changes a person's life
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Role Models buddha, Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Lao Tzu, Chuang-Tzu, Nelson Mandela, Carl Sagen, David Suzuki, My Parents and my Older Siblings, Bill Nye the Science Guy (science is coo  
Quotation The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it’s comprehensible.
~ Albert Einstein ~
Interests Climate, Isotopes (my area of study), Meditation and Spirituality, Chemistry, Computers, Diet, Environment, Geography, Geology, Meteorology, Photography  
Books Too many to list  
Music Oh pretty much everything, Except Sugar Pop, Gangster Rap, most country  
Movies  
TV Shows Don't watch tv  
Favorite Foods Pizza, veggie sushi, curry  
Favorite Places The Arctic, Woods, Sky, Canadian Shield, The Mediterranean, Zurich, The Sub-arctic  
Can't Live Without My Husband, Daughter, family... oh, I'd really miss beer and pizza, -)  
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