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Maria Lewytzkyj-Milligan


Sebastopol, CA, USA
female, age 46
Speaks: French, Russian, English, Ukrainian
Joined Aug 11, 2009
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Joined Aug 11, 2009 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
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Groups C.O.P.E - Carers Of Planet Earth, Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, DUO for World Peace, Earth Day, Environmental Defense Fund, Forensic Science, Forests & Trees, Global Alliance to Ban GMOs, Hot Debates & Shocking News, Human Rights Watch, Nature Lovers, Nature and Wildlife, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, Rainforest Action more »
Hometown Santa Rosa 
Birthday Nov 30, 1970  
Languages French, Russian, English, Ukrainian  
About Me I am always working out a story in my mind. I love storytelling. I like supporting businesses that are committed to social and environmental fairness and sustainable practices. I love gardening and spend a lot of my free time either writing or planting a seed. I love my cat. I got an education in international policy studies and realized after working in government that often even if you make a good argument, the fight for progressive-minded folks who see a brighter future is obstructed by so many people who are afraid of change and aren't willing to listen, and who put down people who care about how interdependent we all are. I continue to voice myself, nonetheless. I love being connected with folks who aren't afraid to stand up for fairness and fight injustices.
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Pets Mel the cat  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Eating Habits buy fair trade, cheese and crackers, love fresh, sometimes grass-fed burger, sometimes pizza, I splurge a little, from my garden, non-GMO, organic  
Wild Fact About Me I was in an indie zombie movie.
My Philosophy free will as opposed to determinism
What Gives Me Hope learning a new skill, the possibility that we can transform our lives and not try to please everybody all the time.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by work with investors to buy up tons of gas station plots and convert them into alternative fuel stations
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me people/things that repeat themselves, people not being honest with each other, denial of heritage, unsustainable practices, Excessive Consumerism, People who see but prefer to be blind, Destroying the planet !!!, closed mindedness  
Inspirations Mandela  
What Scares Me  
Role Models  
Quotation Four favorites: Bruce Lee: "Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.� Muhammad Ali: "The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.� Wallace Stegner: �Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed ... We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in.� Molly Ivins: "What you need is sustained outrage...there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority."
Interests environment  
Music Fishbone, Jolie Holland, Billie Holiday, PJ Harvey, Garbage, Sarah Jaffe, Beth Orton, Bjork  
Movies The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, Beast of the Southern Wild, The Unbearable Lightness of Being  
TV Shows  
Favorite Foods  
Favorite Places beautiful trails, forests  
Can't Live Without expressing myself through writing  
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    im back to say 
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    ......When millions of people stand up and fight...they win... Bernie Sanders
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    Have a happy day! ♥:
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    Here is a beautiful portrait Veronica took of Sweetpea while she was lounging outside. She was about 18 weeks old when this was taken. She is the sweetest dog I have ever met.:
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    Flowers4U_There is Beauty all around when there's Love at home~
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    Hi Maria,
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