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Liam R.

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -Dr. Seuss"

Napanoch, NY, USA
male, age 47
Speaks: English, French
Joined Feb 17, 2004

Welcome to Liamville
Go raibh míle maith agat!
(May you have a thousand good things! )

Let's see.  Since I was last on here, many things have happened.  

First and most important, a little over a year ago, I married the love of my life in a ceremony at a quaint country inn in the middle of gorgeous Vermont Fall foliage sharing our wonderful day with family and close friends.

Professionally, I stopped the library gig and started working for myself, running   a publishing company and a back-of-book indexing company, in addition to honing my craft of winemaking.  

Sorry I've been out of touch.  I'll try to be better. 

Everyone write to me, fill me in. 

But on a personal note, an Update for everyone:

Me: Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Poet, playwright, journalist, Pisces, hate MTV, love coffeehouse music and jazz bars, Love backpacking and doing outdoorsy stuff. Animal rights and peace activist, feminist. I also love to quilt, as well as have dinner parties and play board games.

Miss the Days

of the Drive-In?

Please do join my

group. It's for those of

us who are nostalgic,

and anyone else who

could be.

I can't help but think

how nice it would be

right now to be curled

up in front of the

campfire in the


somewhere, writing

poetry and absorbing

the wind and the

surroundings, hearing

the crickets, watching

the flames speak,

smelling the burning

pine that fills the air

with such sweet

aromas. mmmmmmm

My plans:
Thru-Hiking the

Appalachian Trail

Thru-Hiking the Long

Trail in Vermont

Might even attempt


Now on to other things:

Those right-to-life people would havea lot more pull with me if so many ofthem weren't cross-enrolled in theNational Rifle Association.-Dennis Miller

Reese Holdin: I just can't believe this
is the same
man who told his six-year-
old daughter that
Christmas was a
Republican capitalistic
created by the Hallmark Corporation

and that if Jesus were alive today he'd
be down
in Nicaragua rallying the
From Winter Passing

Harriet Michaels: Do you actually like haggis?
Charlie Mackenzie: No, I think it's repellent in every way. In fact, I think most Scottish cuisine is based on a dare.
- From So I Married An Axe Murderer

There is one theory which states that if ever anyone discovers
exactly what this universe is for and why it is here, it will
instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more
bizarre and inexplicable. There is a second theory which states
that this has already happened.
-Douglas Adams, Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Until he extends the circle of compassion to all living
things, man will not himself find peace.
- Albert Schweitzer

"What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but
the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through
mountains."  -
Tennessee Williams

"If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to
work. "Hello. Can't work today, still queer." - Ro
bin Tyler

Personal Professional Contact Singles
Joined Feb 17, 2004 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups (AGR) A Green Road, (PTT) Peace Think Tank, 60s The Swingin' Sixties!, 9/11 CONSPIRACY ! ! !, ANIMALS NEED FOREVER HOMES ASAP HIGH KILL SHELTERS, ANTI-FUR SOCIETY, Acoustic Coffee House, Activists & Damn Proud Of It!, Activists Against Factory Farming, Actors' Forum, Addressing Global Warming, Aftermath of War, All Slaves 2 Travel, America used to stand for more »
Hometown San Francisco, CA 
Birthday March 09, 1971  
Languages English, French  
About Me Let's see. Well, I'm a Peace Oriented Free Spirited Bookworm. Yep. As far as taxes are concerned, I'm a librarian, a poet, a playwright and a journalist who loves being on-line, but I am somewhat happier with a typewriter. I'm a pisces, and if you met me and talked to me, it would be obvious. I am an INFP. If you know what that means, you'll appreciate it. If not, well, just ask. I love basically everything in life, any music you wouldn't find on MTV, the arts in general, dusty books of poetry no one has ever heard of. I'm a true leftist on basically every issue, particularly gender issues and animal rights, though the environment is up there close to the top. If you have any prejudicial feelings towards any particular groups of people, or don't like animals, please move on. With this administration, you can quickly (they're not even subtle about it) see civil rights flying out the window. I'm a strong believer in the idea of voting with your feet (and/or your passport). I feel at peace in the outdoors, particularly while backpacking and love to travel whenever and wherever I can. I'm half buddhist and half pagan. The Pagan part is certainly only as an amateur armchair kind of thing, while Buddhism is more where my spiritual life is focused.

I am in search of the long and winding road that leads me to somewhere peaceful in thsi world, where people are treated equal and violence is not used as a solution to violence and where people are judged by the size of their hearts and not the size of their bank accounts. Anyone has any suggestions? ;)
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Pets 8 cats and a dog who is terrified  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions atheist, Agnostic, catholic, Buddhist  
Eating Habits Almost anything... :)  
Wild Fact About Me Don't really have one. Let me think about it.
My Philosophy There's a non-violent solution to any of the world's problems. And of course the age-old idea of treating people the way I would like to be treated.
What Gives Me Hope Like-minded vocal people.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Continue to revive the social programs we lost with the Bush administration and continue instituting programs to socialize health care. Obama will stand behind his words. I love that he is urging people to volunteer and promote community. He certainly got my vote.
What/who changed my life and why Too many to even think about, let alone list.
What Bugs Me liars, secrets, homophobes, closed minded people, Those who hurt others weaker than them, ignorance, hate, George Bush, cruelty, abusive people, Bigotry and lies, Bible thumpers, the south, the midwest, Apathy and Hypocrites, homophobia, people who have no compassion  
Passions warm weather, sunsets, backpacking, my friends, books, laughter, traveling, writing, peace, fire going on a cold winter night, quilting, opera, poetry, mountains, museums, painting, folk music, jazz, boardgames, Bookstores  
Inspirations understanding, to fulfill my purpose on earth, peace, Love songs, good people, Birds chirping, a gentle breeze  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Violent people, religious fanatics, Religious Extremism, illnesses, Is how cruel the people of the world are, Ignorance and evil, ignorance, hate, George Bush, Disrespect for others, current USA administration, cruel people, Crimi  
Role Models Margaret Mead, Dalai Lama, Jimmy Carter, my friends, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Albert Schweitzer, William Shakespeare, Pablo Neruda, TS Eliot, Philip Larkin, Harvey Milk, anyone who speaks up for civil rights an  
Quotation There is one theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is a second theory which states that this has already happened.
- Douglas Adams, Restaurant at the End of the Universe.
Interests Agriculture, pets, Anthropology, Architecture, Art/Design, Ayurveda, Biodiversity, Libraries, Meditation, Books - Author, Community Development, Naturists / Nudists, Ethnic Studies, Entertainment, Environment, Humor, Homeopathy, Holistic Health  
Books unusual or very old cookbooks, poetry, Almost anything worth reading  
Music Jazz, folk, classical, blues, opera, basically anything not on MTV  
Movies Ladies in Lavender, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, Saint Ralph, Moonstruck, Hideous Kinky, The Sound of Music, Iris, Fish Called Wanda, The Children's Hour, drama, The Princess Bride, Casablanca, comedies, American Beauty, Amelie, anything that's thought-provoking  
TV Shows taxi, Facts of Life, Weeds, Yes Dear!, Two and a Half Men, Gilmore Girls, Everybody Loves Raymond, That 70's Show, sitcoms and reality shows  
Favorite Foods red beans and rice, veggies, thai, spaghetti, mexican, pizza, sushi, japanese, italian, indian, french, anything that didn't once walk, basically anything spicy  
Favorite Places anywhere in Europe, hawaii, alaska, italy, scotland, the ocean, the mountains, ireland, canada, france, england, australia, Paris, London, San Francisco, New York (lower east side particularly)  
Can't Live Without art, animals, freedom, laughter, sunshine, Peace, books, music, love, mountains  
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    Mar 8, 2014 9:25 PM

    Dalia H. (1280)

    Mar 5, 2013 9:57 AM

    Stephen H. (633)

    Liam, I wish for you many years of good health, happiness and Love!

    Mar 4, 2013 12:56 AM

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    Mar 2, 2012 8:13 AM

    Stephen H. (633)

    Liam, I wish for you many years of good health, full of Peace, Light and Happiness!

    Mar 10, 2011 1:51 PM

    Isabel F. (533)
    belated bday
    Mar 9, 2011 6:07 PM

    Dalia H. (1280)
    My Beloved Liam Wishing You The Best Birthday Ever. May All Your Dreams Come True. GOD Bless You Today, Tomorrow, and Forever!!!!
    Much Love, Light, Cake, and a very Big Hug, B.D♥♥♥

    Mar 3, 2011 9:21 AM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Have a wonderful Birthday Liam !

    Mar 2, 2011 6:37 PM

    Stephen H. (633)

    Liam, I wish for you many years of good health, full of Peace, Light and Happiness!

    Oct 8, 2010 7:11 AM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Mar 9, 2010 10:10 PM

    Dalia H. (1280)
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    My Beloved Liam: Wishing you The Best Birthday Ever! GOD Bless you, not only today, but Forever! Much Love, Light, and Big Hugsss, Black Dalia♥
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    Mar 9, 2010 3:37 PM

    Isabel F. (533)
    bday clown
    Mar 8, 2010 9:25 AM

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    Mar 5, 2010 7:44 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 to your home.
    Have a wonderful Birthday !

    Mar 2, 2010 6:34 AM

    Stephen H. (633)

    Liam, I wish for you many years of good health, full of love, peace and happiness!

    Dec 17, 2009 12:10 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Nov 26, 2009 3:20 PM

    Catman P. (0)
               Really - It's OK!
                 You Can Relax

        They Seem To Be Focusing
        On The Turkeys Right Now
     Happy Thanksgiving

    Mar 23, 2009 6:46 AM

    Soren G. (2300)
    Thanks for being a friend
    May your life be full of love, light and fun...hugs SOREN - Beats for change - NYERTUN

    Mar 10, 2009 6:28 AM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Thank you for the star !
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