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Tamara Bako

"Starting a new adventure in Life"

Lakewood, OH, USA
female, age 62
married, 1 child
Speaks: English
Joined Mar 30, 2002
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Joined Mar 30, 2002 Activist Aspirations Casual 
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Groups Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Equal Rights for Women, Get Out The Progressive Vote!, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living Network, Human Rights Network, Nature Lovers, Oceana, Protect Arctic Refuge, Race for the Big Cats, Race for the Rainforest, Union of Concerned Scientists
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Birthday Oct 23, 1952  
Languages English  
About Me After a near trip toward the "dirt dance"....looking at life a little more brightly...excited about new adventures.
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Pets 2.5  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions agnostic but hopeful  
Eating Habits Oh heck...I like food, okay?, greek, Indian, Chinese..., Meat eating veggie lover, Love to try new things, Chocolate - Lots of it  
Wild Fact About Me I was diagnosed w/lymphoma and had surgery to have a TEN POUND SPLEEN removed March '07.
My Philosophy Learn to live with change, don't hold on to material things....hold on to memories..good and bad...but put them in their proper place...Look forward.
What Gives Me Hope The kindness of strangers...people have reached out and helped us during a rough time...people I don't even know and all they ask is to pay it forward to someone else someday. I will be glad to get to that point!
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why Drama of the Gifted Child/book, taught me to let go of childish things; Road Less Travelled/Peck taught me to take ownership of myself and look at what love is all about. What events DON'T alter our life route....have had many...some in the right direction...other, while they may have seemed wrong...usually have ended back on a proper course.
What Bugs Me The idiots in DC, the Pigs on Wallstreet  
Passions Beauty of this Earth, Family and dogs, Life! It's amazing!  
Inspirations Wind!, nature with all its beauty, small acts that show greatness of being, good intentions, Water...I love being near it, the sound of the ocean  
What Scares Me The economy, Global Warming, GMO's, Tea Party Conservatives, religious zealots, Getting sick again  
  Favorites
Role Models Barack and Michelle, My Daughter, My Friends, Bono, John Lennon  
Quotation "push the button....get the peanut"... My explanation on work environment expectations of their workers. Can you tell I have worked in production environments? Even in the corporate world, folks...it's out there!
AND now...6 months later I have to add..."...get the peanut..and deal with the occasional walnuts!"
Interests needlecrafts, gardening, nature, environmental issues, politics, geography, movies, Art/Design, my two loveable dogs (Addie and Elliott)  
Books Children's Books!, Quilting, Botanical books, Water for Elephants, A Prayer for Owen Meanie, historic novels, Paranormal/Supernatural, Working on Harry Potter series, Love mysteries  
Music Almost everything....Not too keen on blu, country western, punk rock....but pretty much everything  
Movies Amadeus, ANY Johnny Depp flick, Comedies, Action, Mystery, ...heck...I like a LOT of movies  
TV Shows Grimm, Walking Dead, Rizzoli &amp, Isles, The Closer, Being Human, Ghost Hunters T.A.P.S.!!, Supernatural, Hell's Kitchen-awesome and intense!  
Favorite Foods Just love to cook!, easier to list what I DON'T like...hate  
Favorite Places ANYWHERE but Columbus, OH, bland, bland  
Can't Live Without Sanity...., Gardening...helps sanity, lol, My Dogs, Addie and Elliott, my husband, my daughter  
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