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Laurie Boris

"saving the world, one metaphor at a time"

Ulster Park, NY, USA
female, age 56
Joined Nov 10, 2008

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Birthday Aug 30, 1961  
About Me a writer whose mission is to mirror the world back on itself, and use the misfortunes of my life not only to heal myself, to help other people, and try to make a little money.
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Pets love cats... husband allergic  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions fallen Unitarian Jew, agnostic  
Eating Habits gluten-free, sugar-free, no red meat  
Wild Fact About Me I was once a magician's assistant.
My Philosophy Open heart, open mind, open journal
What Gives Me Hope Parents who raise their children to be readers.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Ask that my salary be donated to local food banks.
What/who changed my life and why Jon Kabat-Zinn's, "Full Catastrophe Living," because it opened my mind to mindfulness meditation, a practice which has improved my health, physically and mentally.
What Bugs Me Smokers, ignorance, child abusers  
Passions writing, writing, more writing  
Inspirations Nabokov, Joyce, the ocean  
What Scares Me movies about serial killers  
Role Models My Grandmother on my mothers side  
Quotation "Life includes pain; suffering is optional." (I think Gandhi said this)
Interests Writing, reading, fitness, movies, Holistic Health  
Books Anything by Joyce Carol Oates, Anything by TC Boyle, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov  
Music Hip Hop, jazz, opera, alternative  
Movies Philadelphia Story, Gone with the Wind, Casablanca  
TV Shows The Daily Show, So You Think You Can Dance, Gilmore Girls, Family Guy  
Favorite Foods baklava, chocolate, apples  
Favorite Places ocean  
Can't Live Without sunshine, sleep, nature, my husband, friends and family  
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