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Linda Tonner

"I love to argue with people I don't know, so, unlike those I love, they can't hurt me"

Stewartstown, PA, USA
female, age 77
committed relationship, 1 child
Speaks: German, English, French, Spanish
Joined Dec 24, 2008
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Hometown Stewartstown 
Birthday Sept 22, 1941  
Languages German, English, French, Spanish  
About Me Not quite as thin as I'd like. Getting more wrinkly. Good hair. Artistic in many fields. More laid back now than I was back then with my kid. Love fresh veg, herbs and garlic with everything, not sweets, hot weather, my cats and dog, cooking with or without my 'good cook man'. Cook shows on TV, public radio, Presidents Obama, Clinton and Carter. Love to swim, walk, tour other countries. Hate, hate, hate stinking rich hateful Republicans.
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Pets Sambucca beautiful garden stray, Myers Guin's daughter, Guiness adopted DSH, Turnip 20 year old angora cat, Galliano rescue dog  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Devout Atheist  
Eating Habits Lately forcing myself to eat fruit, Lotsof flavour!, All nationalities, no junk., No veal please, herbs, garlic., greens  
Wild Fact About Me I was a showgirl in Paris in 1963.
My Philosophy As poor as I am, I believe in giving or donating whatever possible. Unlike Republicans, I say 'Share the wealth'. Thank goodness for Bill Gates and Warren Buffet offering millions!
What Gives Me Hope Practically nothing lately, with the recession, lack of health care for the poor and the damned oil gush (you can't call it a spill, people!)
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Make schools top priority, spending everything on libraries, music and gymnastics (use some of the kids' energy, so they can sit still) beside math, English (Oh! please English!) science and languages. Test, then fire bad teachers and allow discipline (NOT corporal punishment) manners and etiquette to be taught and bullying quashed before it does damage. Educated people are less likely to commit crimes. Let neighbours and family know that they won't be deemed snitches if they alert the police to domestic violence or child abuse. There's more, how much time do I have?
What/who changed my life and why So many things. My father gave me my first job in his pharmacy, a friend suggested I should dance in Paris, my husband took me to many countries, I met the love of my life in my little store............................
What Bugs Me Christians say I will go to hell, I don't care. There isn't one!, Republicans, Republicans, Cell phones talkers in restaurants, Register types who talk among themselves, while ringing you up, Those who cut you off at 70mph, Tailgaters and rude drivers, Republicans  
Passions Cheap gin, champa and wine, real caviare, Our lovely bed, sleeping soundly, My dog and 4 cats, Farmers' markets, Flea markets, Real bread, preferrably homemade, Growing and eating our own tomatoes, Fine dinig with great sevice, Old buildings, churches, mosques, Art, sc  
Inspirations Markets, Singapore, Greece and more, Great markets in Indonesia, Turkey, Beaches anywhere, Humming bird and butterflies, Medecine sans frontier, NPR articles, stories and such, Some opera and musicals, Anthony Bourdain especially, TV cooking shows  
What Scares Me The evil Taliban, The illegal wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, global warming, Republicans, Bad/agressive/stupid/inconsiderate drive, BUSH AND HIS CROOKED BUNCH OF CRONIES  
Role Models Beyonce., My big brother and his wife ., Ellen Degeneres-she is so generous, Tina Turner, Ella, Sara, Janice, Nina Simone, Miss Bluebell, my mum., Female writers, books, songs, music, Barbra Streisand, Oprah, Paul Neuman, My Mum and dad  
Quotation Never a borrower nor lender be. You made your bed, now lie on it! (My mother) Do as you would be done by. All little children are innocent and need to be treated as such. They need lots of cuddles too. Listen to them people!
Interests Politics, Customs in other countries, travel, Architecture, Food, garden, cooking, animals  
Books Harry Potter Series, Dr.Edell, cookbooks, P.D.James, The Kellermans  
Music Deedle deedle music, i.e. Irish/Scottish, big band swing, Anything I can dance to, New age is pretentious crap!, Nothing ultra peculia, Jazz, opera, Motzart, Puccini, Queen, Hardly listen, prefer talk on NPR  
Movies Many more, but all old, Muppet anything, The Land Before Time, All Harry Potter, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, West Side Story, best EVER!  
TV Shows NCIS, Cash Cab, Chick flicks with murder and mayhem, Chopped, Iron Chef America, Jon Stewart Daily Show, All the Law and Orders  
Favorite Foods Curry Indian or Indonesian, Smoked salmon. Oysters, MD crabs, Iranian rice, the best on earth, Iranian caviare, Fillet, Rare with loads of garlic  
Favorite Places Athens, Damai beach, Borneo, Malaysia, London, Amsterdam, Baltimore MD, Indonesia, Iran(in 70s). Istanbul, Paris  
Can't Live Without A cat or two. Have 3 at the mo', French perfume.Others stink, Tomatoes (but I do If they are awful), Beef or chicken stock, real butter, lettuce, lemons, gin, My guy, Garlic  
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    Thank you for the green star
    have a great weekend


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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY LINDA! Peace and Joy to you, Linda E.

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    have a super-wonderful day and open a bottle of bubbly either real or virtual, to make a toast to you from me, wishing you happy moments every hour of every day for a whole year !  lots of love,
     Victoria xx


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