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Debra L.

"To teach Tai Chi to everyone I meet"

Hamilton, OH, USA
married, 2 children
Joined Feb 14, 2007

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Before you request me as a friend, you should know this first:  I'm a REAL person, living a simple life. I know no special people (of power that is), have no money, no influence. I'll do what I can for a cause, and take it as far as I am able. I sign petitions that are important to me, my family, what I think would benefit the world, only after I READ them.

I am NOT a fan of rabid activists who nominate themselves as saints.   Believeing in something passionately does not give the right to be rude to others and tell them they are not "enough", or have not done enough, when on such a diverse and large site as this,  there is no possible way for you to know what someone has or has not done. It has been my experiance that those that shout the loudest about how much they have done, and that no one else cares, are usually the most shallow and angry of people.

If I see a chosen friend behave in such a way, I will remove them and block them from my list. I bond with people that like to have real conversations, share experiances and their life, the things that matter to them and work quietly and steadfastedly till change comes, without waving the martyr flag. 

I'm tired of people asking for my friendship only to inundate me with their "ads" and agendas and no real personal contact.  So if you don't plan to get to know me and have conversations regularly, please don't bother me. I can read the articles and get along fine as I am.  Now, of course I don't have daily contact with my oldest friends and family, but I think you know exactly what I'm talking about. Please don't "collect" me, I'm not a coin.

This is such a great site, that contact of humanity, but don't forget who you are, or who the other person is (can be) in your search for justice.

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Joined Feb 14, 2007 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Birthday May 27  
About Me Determined, quiet, sometimes shy, loyal, demand loyalty in return, organized, creative, a listener.
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Pets Fish and frogs, 4 cats and 2 dogs  
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Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Spiritual but not religious  
Eating Habits Aspiring healthy eater  
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What/who changed my life and why My children's birth, for making me grow and become more human.
What Bugs Me liars, The destruction of rural areas, People whom do harm unto others, People claiming friendship that are not!, gossips, cruelty  
Passions Genealogy and Family History, my family, tai chi  
Inspirations my children, The Great Spirit, nature, friends, Birds chirping  
What Scares Me Ignorance and evil, Losing the ones I love, Is how cruel the people of the world are  
Role Models my friends, Rosa Parks, Oprah Winfrey, John Lennon, Maya Angelou  
Quotation It is well to consider the Tea Pot; Though up to it's neck in hot water, still sings!
Interests Spirituality/Philosophy, pets, Mind/Body/Spirit, massage, Holistic Health, history, herbs, gardening, Books - Author, Art/Design, Antiques/collectibles  
Books J. D. Robb's "In Death" series, Amy Tan's books, Jean Auel's Earth's Children Series, Mitch Albom, the Bible, spirituality, J.R.R. Tolkien, Harry Potter Series  
Music Phoebe Snow, Pink Floyd, new age, Led Zeppelin, gospel, folk, Classic Rock, celtic, beatles  
Movies comedies, Sleepless In Seattle, Saving Grace w/ Craig Ferguson, Wizard of Oz, what dreams may come, Star Wars, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Gone with the Wind, ghost, Fried Green Tomatoes, Forrest Gump, Finding Nemo, Dances with Wolves  
TV Shows documentaries, Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, Lost, Two and a Half Men, the Daily Show, Scrubs, history channel, TODAY Show  
Favorite Foods veggies, italian, mexican, thai, shrimp, lobster, ice cream, fruit, chinese, cheese, apples  
Favorite Places lakes, woods, the mountains, Oregon, arizona, london  
Can't Live Without God's grace, friends and family, coffee, cats, books  
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    Please, check on Google, Snopes, and other urban legend sites to make sure that the petitions you are signing are current and accurate.

    There are people on this site that waste your time on petitions that are no good for anyone. I once signed a petition that was asking for 10,000 signatures that had already been signed into law! My congressman, who I dislike, sent me back a letter letting me know that he voted on the act the previous year! This was extremely embarassing and I vowed then and there never again to be embarrassed that way.

    I will not sign another petition until I read as much as I can on the subject, see where it stands, who started if and is it REAL. 

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