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Gamin Davis

Springdale, AR, USA
female, age 59
married
Speaks: A tiny bit of Spanish (also not fluent), A little Japanese (not fluent), English
Joined Oct 25, 2014
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Hometown Springdale, AR 
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Birthday July 03, 1959  
Languages A tiny bit of Spanish (also not fluent), A little Japanese (not fluent), English  
About Me Spouse of Navy veteran, amateur artist and writer, perpetually unemployed (not for lack of trying).
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Pets Angel/kitten, Honeycat/cat  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Moderate
Religions Episcopalian  
Eating Habits low carb due to starch allergies  
Wild Fact About Me I don't know how "wild" this is, but the only thing I can think of is that even as a kid, I ate veggies that nobody else my age would touch; I still love spinach and broccoli.
My Philosophy I maintain optimism about the country as a whole, but can't help being pessimistic about my own situation. Also: my rights end where they begin to interfere with others' rights.
What Gives Me Hope Remembering that what we see on the news is only a fraction of what's actually going on. For every extremist Muslim, there's a normal, everyday Muslim who is horrified by the extremists' corruption of Islam. For every black or Hispanic criminal, there is another minding his own business, doing good and playing by the rules. Only the evildoers make the news.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by If I were President, I would immediately start work with Congress to produce a Federal law that would make animal and child abuse punishable by as close to life imprisonment as I could get. Then I would tackle health care, the economy and the war on terror.
What/who changed my life and why Movie: seeing Jesus Christ Superstar actually led me from that to reading religious-based books (including the Bible) to what I call a :religious awakening" (not to be confused with "being born again") when I was about 15. The book that has had the biggest influence on me is probably The Lord of the Rings trilogy, if that can count as one--I became a hardcore fantasy fan after that. The only "person" I can think of who changed my life is my husband, by marrying me and disabusing me of the idea that nobody would ever want to. He had a positive influence on my self-esteem at a time when it was very low, and he continues to do so.
What Bugs Me Anybody telling me what to think/do/eat, Abusers of animals or children, Extremists of any party or belief system, "Friends" who prove not to be friends, Bullies  
Passions Writing and Art, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars, Star Trek (original)  
Inspirations Things I see/hear/read  
What Scares Me abusers and bullies, lawyers, collection agencies, the IRS, uninformed voters, The idea of extremists in power  
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Quotation "The meek shall inherit the earth--the rest of us are going to the stars!"
Interests  
Books selected other literature classics, Tale of Two Cities, Collected Works of Shakespeare, The Jungle Books, The Lord of the Rings trilogy  
Music soundtracks/show tunes, DON'T like: rap or hard rock, Disco (yes I'm the one), some classical, "golden oldies", Classic pop/rock  
Movies First 6 Star Trek movies, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars (esp. 4-6), Most anything with Maureen O'Hara in it, Adventures of Robin Hood (Errol Flynn), The Sea Hawk (Errol Flynn), assorted classic movies  
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Favorite Foods Too many to list, chocolate/caramel/vanilla desserts, Eggs, Pretty much all cheeses, Potatoes in any form, Beef/steak, seafood, chicken, Spinach, Bacon, Hot cocoa, cappuccinos/lattes (not black coffee)  
Favorite Places Anywhere I can be around woods/trees, Artists Point (Mt. Gaylor, AR), Devil's Den State Park, various favorite restaurants  
Can't Live Without my daily cappuccino/hot cocoa, my art and craft supplies, having writing/reading stuff close by  
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