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Steve Metcalf

Warwick, RI, USA
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Speaks: english
Joined Aug 13, 2009
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"Joy of a Fallen Leaf " Arthur Rackham
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Joined Aug 13, 2009 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search, Support a Cause 
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Hometown Wilmington, CA 
Birthday March 24  
Languages english  
About Me
  Introduce yourself to Steve
Pets my best friend Peanut the Cat  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Agnostic  
Eating Habits vegan  
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My Philosophy
What Gives Me Hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me noise pollution, arrogance, people who don't "listen", cruelty, Any one that would hurt an animal  
Passions trees, photography, nature, music, cats, environment, art, books, animals  
Inspirations nature  
What Scares Me Human Overpopulation, War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Religious Extremism  
Role Models  
Quotation "Let it roll across the floor
Through the hall and out the door
To the fountain of perpetual mirth
Let it roll for all it's worth" ~"Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp" by George Harrison

A veteran USDA meat inspector from Texas describes what he has seen: "Cattle dragged and choked... knocking 'em four, five, ten times. Every now and then when they're stunned they come back to life, and they're up there agonizing. They're supposed to be re-stunned but sometimes they aren't and they'll go through the skinning process alive. I've worked in four large [slaughterhouses] and a bunch of small ones. They're all the same. If people were to see this, they'd probably feel really bad about it. But in a packing house everybody gets so used to it that it doesn't mean anything." ~Slaughterhouse 1997

You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Interests gardening, Antiques/collectibles, Travel/Adventure, wildlife, photography, national parks, music, movies, ecology, Art/Design, Books - Author  
Books Walden, The Great God Pan, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass  
Music George Harrison, Popol Vuh, The Smiths, Smashing Pumpkins, Neil Young, Ravi Shankar, Leo Kottke, Brian Eno, Pat Metheny  
Movies A Christmas Story, Sleeper, The Name of the Rose, Stand By Me, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Vampyr, The Shawshank Redemption, Alice in Wonderland 1933, Wizard of Oz  
TV Shows PBS, Mystery Science Theatre 3000  
Favorite Foods espresso, raspberries, bluberries, pomegranate, mexican, indian  
Favorite Places Walden Pond, Olympic National Park, Sierra Nevada, Cascade Mountains, White Mountains, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest  
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    Mar 17, 2013 5:16 PM

    Alice C. (1797)
    Free St Pattys Day printable
    Mar 20, 2012 7:17 AM

    Alice C. (1797)
    Have a wonderful Birthday Steve !

    Oct 14, 2011 7:34 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Mar 17, 2011 1:03 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Have a Happy Birthday & St Patty's Day Steve !

    Jan 6, 2011 2:53 AM

    Alice C. (1797)
    Happy First week of New Year 2011 !
    Mar 24, 2010 6:30 AM

    Tierney G. (381)

      have a great one!
    Mar 19, 2010 5:08 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    narcissus / daffodil

    Symbolizing rebirth and new beginnings, the daffodil is virtually synonymous with spring.  Though their botanic name is narcissus, daffodils are sometimes called jonquils, and in England, because of their long association with Lent, they’re known as the “Lent Lily.”  Lore connecting the daffodil to not only a sign of winter’s end but a lucky emblem of future prosperity is found throughout the world. In Wales, it’s said if you spot the first daffodil of the season, your next 12 months will be filled with wealth, and Chinese legend has it that if a daffodil bulb is forced to bloom during the New Year, it will bring good luck.

    Have a wonderful Birthday & Spring !

    Dec 22, 2009 5:24 AM

    gerold f. (185)
    Good to have friends like you,
    Thanks and good days
    Dec 19, 2009 10:24 AM

    gerold f. (185)
    Good to have friends like you!

    Dec 2, 2009 1:40 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Wow !!!
    I just love green stars ~ Thanks : )

    Dec 1, 2009 12:05 PM

    Alice C. (1797)
    Oct 18, 2009 9:30 PM

    JennyLynn W. (246)
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    Thanks for being my friend!

    Oct 18, 2009 10:55 AM

    Tierney G. (381)

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