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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Italian
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • professional intern and mistake-maker
  • university, trial and error
  • From southern U.S.
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

But suddenly now, I know where I belong/ it's many hundred miles but it won't be long

ABOUT ME

I'm a former student at Vanderbilt U. in Nashville who studied U.S. history, anthropology, and Italian. Now I'm filling in the time before grad school and real life with internships and the like.

My interests are pretty eclectic, but revolve mainly around music, books, knitting, and letterboxing. Have you ever met a mild-mannered knitter with a penchant for 70s shock rock? ...Would you like to?
It's not as bad as it sounds.

PHILOSOPHY

"It's no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society." - Krishnamurti

"I wanna see through all the lies of society
To the reality, happiness is at stake
I wanna hold up my head with dignity
Proud of a life where to give means more than to take
I want to live beyond the modern mentality
Where paper is all that you're really taught to create"
Oxygen, Willy Mason

"Take it easy, but take it." - Woody Guthrie

Interests

MUSIC & TRAVELLING, knitting, reading, letterboxing, making stuff out of other stuff, photography, trespassing, manic dancing to cheesy 70s pop, finding something to live for.

  • books
  • photography
  • dancing
  • reading
  • traveling
  • knitting
  • music
  • anthropology
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

Musically speaking, I love The Beatles, Alice Cooper, Coldplay, Kiss, Hank Williams, Donovan, John Denver, Led Zeppelin, Jim Croce, Woody Guthrie, the Monkees, Oasis, Bob Dylan, etc.

Books, I love: Walden, The Prophet, Little Women, Yevgeny Onegin, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, The Broke Diaries, The Virgin Suicides, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Color Purple, Confederates in the Attic.

Movies: City Lights, Singin' in the Rain, Fiddler on the Roof, Coal Miner's Daughter, The Shop Around the Corner, Lawrence of Arabia, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Shawshank Redemption, Young Frankenstein, Office Space, Harold and Maude.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

*Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy -- indescribable.
*Although I also once saw a guy on a highway driving his motorcycle while standing on the seat.
*Two-story Wal-mart with parking garage in White Plains.

Teach, Learn, Share

My skills are various and sundry, but unfortunately don't always fall into the category of real life skills. However, if you want to learn to knit, make French toast, or unravel the public transportation system of Oklahoma, I'd love to help.

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