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Melanie Thigpen

"Knowledge is Power!!!"

New Orleans, LA, USA
female, age 57
single
Speaks: English/American, English and a little Spanish
Joined Jan 30, 2009
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Joined Jan 30, 2009 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Groups AFL-CIO, Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living Network, Hungersite.com, Mother Jones, NPR - National Public Radio, NWF - National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, National Parents & Teachers Association, Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Vegetarian
Hometown New Orleans, LA 
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Birthday Dec 31, 1956  
Languages English/American, English and a little Spanish  
About Me
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  Lifestyle
Pets 1 Dog  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Christian - Methodist  
Eating Habits Vegetarian Wannabe (I Try!), trying to keep it somewhat healthy!, should eat better, Drink Loads Of Water  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy
What Gives Me Hope My third grade students.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me Complainers and whiners, liars, Litter Bugs!!, intolerance, injustice, Drunk Drivers, Chain E-Mails, bullying, arrogance, Any one that would hurt an animal, any one that would hurt a woman, Any one that would hurt a child, indifference, hypocrisy, gossips, people who WO  
Passions other cultures, peace, my friends, nature, water, trees, spirituality, my husband, making a difference, LIFE!!!, laughter, learning, family, children, broadening my horizons, books, art  
Inspirations the beauty of nature, the sun coming up, to fulfill my purpose on earth, friends, blue skies, a gentle breeze, the sound of the ocean  
What Scares Me Birds which get trapped indoors, Disrespect for others, Religious Extremism, War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference  
  Favorites
Role Models Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary and Jan, Jay Toohey, Grandmother Ossie Martin, Mrs. Pam- my high school English teacher, Mother and father  
Quotation
Interests beading jewelry, Mr. Potato Head collecting, Pez collecting, collage, knitting, Medicine / Health Care, national parks, pets, reading, Travel/Adventure, crafts, children, archaeology  
Books Greg Iles books, David Baldacci books, James Patterson's Books, The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd, The Shell Seekers, As the Crow Flies, City of Joy, Peace like a River, The Painted Youse, Wih You Well, Patricia Cornwell  
Music world music, new age, Green Day, celtic, bluegrass, oldies, Classic Rock, Yo Yo Ma- everything, Classical and Folk, Edith Piaff, Enya Orinico Flows, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding  
Movies la vie en rose, Anastasia-Ingrid Bergman, El Norte, Dances with Wolves, dirty dancing, Gone with the Wind, Lord of the Rings, Pretty Woman, Shawshank Redemption, Wizard of Oz, The Green Mile  
TV Shows PBS in general, October Road, Older ER, monk, history channel, Grey's Anatomy  
Favorite Foods italian, ice cream, chinese, cheese, strawberries  
Favorite Places my room, mexico, Victoria - Vancouver Island BC, Orange Beach Alabama, Tennessee/North Carolina in the mountain, Olympic National Rainforest - Washington, kauai, New Orleans, ClearwaterCreek LA, any beach any time  
Can't Live Without friends, family, love, sunshine, hope, laughter, books, freedom, my husband  
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