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  • 5 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • Unspecified age, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • a renaissance woman of many talents and trades
  • bachelors in communications halfway through masters in so...
  • From merrick, new york, usa
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About Me

ABOUT ME

after my year of european travels, returned to the states for a while to save money and i'm back on the road again. currently hanging out in kenya. onto india in september.

old description: in august i left my beloved new orleans with a heavy heart. after watching my city drown and burn and watching my government ignore our desperation i was simply broken. needed a break from rebuilding to replenish my soul. set out to reclaim my faith in myself and in the universe. i want to see the world, i want to be humbled by how vast and beautiful it is, i want to be outside, i want to walk the earth. been gone for 11 months and so far i´m delighted with what this here world has to offer. enjoy not knowing where i´ll go next or how long i´ll be gone. trusting in the universe to take me where i need to go.

PHILOSOPHY

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Interests

reading, yoga, kids, writing, live music, saving new orleans, progressive politics, sociology, learning spanish, chris rose columns (nola.com), wwoz radio (wwoz.org), my mom's cooking, crossword puzzles, receiving quality emails, feminism, contradictions, finding balance, new ways to think.

  • writing
  • poetry
  • womens rights
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • politics
  • reading
  • puzzles
  • music
  • live music
  • sociology

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: clue, about a boy, the station agent, what about bob

music: live new orleans music, brass bands, 90's ny hardcore, my friends' bands (i am the avalanche, glassjaw, head automatica, bloodsimple), deftones, grant lee buffalo, sunny day real estate, incubus, seaweed, quicksand, india arie, beach boys, iron and wine, jack johnson, radiohead, faith no more, pantera, modest mouse, gillian welch, badly drawn boy, frank sinatra, classical, stuff in other languages

books: (my all time favorite thing so i'll have to abridge this list) authors -- tom robbins, isabel allende, john irving, j.d. salinger, richard braughtigan, michael cunningham, the bronte sisters, jane austen, agatha christie, gloria steinem, d.h. lawrence. books --the alchemist, phantom tollbooth, i know this much is true, poisonwood bible, gone with the wind, of human bondage, confederacy of dunces, evidence of things unseen, fountainhead, interpreter of maladies, skeletons of the zahara, the giver, perfume, a heartbreaking work of staggering genius, the book of laughter and forgetting

Teach, Learn, Share

love to share my yoga practice and lead beautiful sessions with music, poetry, and massage.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Gibraltar, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Rwanda, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Uganda, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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