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Allison F.

Chicago, IL, USA
single, 3 children
Joined Feb 25, 2009
What I Want to Do: To live life to it's fullest!

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I am a writer and musician with a lifetime of experience in theatre as well as an actor, writer & dramaturge. I just completed an MFA in Creative Writing at George Mason University in 2007 and am currently working on multiple writing projects including novels, short stories, 2 stage plays and a new collection of poetry. I post on Facebook and Open Salon I am a singer songwriter-pianist with a portfolio of my own original songs. Currently living in Chicago and loving this great city. I attend a playwright's workshop at Chicago Dramatists when I can afford it and I go to the huge public library downtown to play piano and work on new music material in their practice rooms. My goal is to get my writing published and to be read by others. My 2nd goal is to find a way to earn a living (that elusive "day job") that doesn't drive me crazy. My 3rd goal is to continue daily meditation and find inner peace and satisfaction with myself and life as it is. I can do no more. My final and most important goal is to prepare for death.

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Joined Feb 25, 2009 Activist Aspirations undeclared 
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Birthday Jan 20  
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Activist Aspirations
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Buddhism, buddhist  
Eating Habits Keep it Healthy  
Wild Fact About Me I think like a man and I feel like a woman.
My Philosophy "Self liberate even the antidote."
What Gives Me Hope The realization of total emptiness.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Create a single-payer universal health care plan for every American regardless of income, age or health status. This plan would allow doctors to give total treatment to all patients without any denial of care for "pre-existing conditions" or any other reason.
What/who changed my life and why Ulysses by James Joyce. It is a seminal book that changed people's conception of literature and thought and story telling--introduced stream of consciousness writing to the reader public and remains, to this day, unparalleled in its breadth and depth of scope.
Passions writing, water, trees, traveling, spirituality, photography, other cultures, nature, mythology, MY CHILDREN!!!, music, learning, laughter, environment, family, Energy Healing And Love, children, broadening my horizons  
Inspirations courage, understanding, to fulfill my purpose on earth, The Great Spirit, the sound of the ocean, People waking and seeing their own light, ocean, nature, my father, my family, music, life itself, healers, good people, blue skies, friends, beautiful stories  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Shootings in Our Schools, Religious Extremism, not being aligned with Great Spirit, my son being hurt, Losing the ones I love, Is how cruel the people of the world are, illnesses, I choose Love instead, global warming, death, cr  
Role Models father, Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, John Lennon, Jane Goodall, Jesus Christ, Albert Einstein, Dalai Lama, buddha  
Quotation The Quest for Understanding Begins with Death
Interests Travel/Adventure, Spirituality/Philosophy, reading, psychology, national parks, Mythology / Folklore, music, movies, Mind/Body/Spirit, meditation, internet, humor, Holistic Health, fitness, environment, entertainment, computers, children, Books - Author, Body/Personal Care  
Books Almost anything worth reading  
Music celtic, all kinds, alternative, world music, Rock and Roll, R and B, coldplay, classical  
Movies Star Wars, Pulp Fiction, Modern movies, comedy  
TV Shows Animal Planet, history channel, Discovery Channel, Six Feet Under, seinfeld, Sex and the City  
Favorite Foods veggies, sushi, thai, strawberries, salmon, salad, rice, pasta, mexican food, mashed potatoes, indian, japanese, greek, fruits and veggies from my garden, fruit, fish, coffee, chinese, broccoli, apples  
Favorite Places alaska, woods, the ocean, the mountains, paris, New York City, New York, my room, My bed, lakes, ireland, coffeshop ABRAXAS Amsterdam, arizona  
Can't Live Without art, water, sunshine, sleep, shelter, my son, my kids, my daughter, my children, music, money, love, laughter, hope, family, freedom, computer, coffee, books, air  
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    Happy Birthday! Experience natural wonders!

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    Thank all of my dear on line friends for your lovely posts and cheerful cards--they brighten my days!

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