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Lynn Shwadchuck

"Living simply"

Sharbot Lake, ON, Canada
female, age 63
committed relationship, 2 children
Speaks: English only
Joined Oct 18, 2009
What I Want to Do:
Activities: Gardening, art, movies, reading

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Joined Oct 18, 2009 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Groups Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living Network, NPR - National Public Radio, Vegetarian
Hometown Sharbot Lake, Ontario 
Birthday Dec 11, 1951  
Languages English only  
About Me I left my career as a creative professional at age 53 to move to a hamlet and live on a small income. Best decision I ever made. After I'd been her six years I met my partner, Craig and now life is wonderful.
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Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Lapsed Buddhist  
Eating Habits Vegetarian/ flexitarian  
Wild Fact About Me I'm an Air Force brat.
My Philosophy Interdependence and complexity make reality relative. Compassion is contagious.
What Gives Me Hope The information available to everyone in this global village makes it impossible to ignore the plight of people outside our direct circle.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Tax the rich. Ration fossil fuels. Build light rail systems.
What/who changed my life and why The Dalai Lama, because my twelve years of Buddhist practice pulled me out of my self-centredness and anger. I'm no longer piously dogmatic, but the changes have stuck.
What Bugs Me Climate change disinformers  
Passions Cooking from scratch%u2013 local ingredi  
Inspirations good people  
What Scares Me Arctic methane  
Role Models Iris Murdoch  
Quotation "To meet the challenge of our times, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit
of all."
His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
Interests crafts, environment, the arts and nature..., Gardening/Farming  
Books Annie Dillard, Annie Proulx, Jane Hamilton, Jonathan Franzen, David Foster Wallace, Iris Murdoch, Richard Powers  
Music Ry Cooder, Emmylou Harris, Lyle Lovett, Mark Knopfler, Leonard Cohen  
Movies The Cohen Brothers, Ken Loach, Mike Nichols, Terrence Malick  
TV Shows Mad Men, Rome, Breaking Bad, The Wire, Treme, Battlestar Galactica, Lost  
Favorite Foods fruits and veggies from my garden  
Favorite Places Here  
Can't Live Without Love  
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