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Terry Donald was my acting and voice teacher my first semester of college. He is an extraordinary man with an amazing skill for directing. Over the course of that semester, he has taught me many valuable things.

  • listen
  • take care of your belongings, especially if they were a gift
  • do one less
  • relax your face
  • fall in love with the words
  • speak clearly, & speak well
  • read slowly
  • take your time
jul 7 2010 ∞
jul 13 2010 +
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From the kitchen:

  • Coffee grounds and filters
  • Tea bags
  • Used paper napkins
  • Pizza boxes, ripped into smaller pieces
  • Paper bags, either ripped or balled up
  • The crumbs you sweep off of the counters and floors
  • Plain cooked pasta
  • Plain cooked rice
  • Stale bread
  • Paper towel rolls
  • Stale saltine crackers
  • Stale cereal
  • Used paper plates (as long as they don't have a waxy coating)
  • Cellophane bags (be sure it's really Cellophane and not just clear plastic—there's a difference.)
  • Nut shells (except for walnut shells, which can be toxic to plants)
jul 31 2009 ∞
jul 9 2010 +
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  • Recyclable: 1, 2, and 5
  • Non-recyclable: 3 (very bad)

In depth:

  • PET or PETE (#1): polyethylene terephthalate (most water bottles & soda bottles, juice bottles)
  • HDPE (#2): high-density polyethylene (milk jugs, detergent and shampoo bottles)
  • PVC (#3): Vinyl or polyvinyl chloride (soft PVC often contains and can leach toxic phthalates, off-gases, some cling wraps, children's toys, fashion accessories, shower curtains, detergent and spray bottles)
  • LDPE (#4): low-density polyethylene (plastic shopping bags, cling wraps, baby bottles, reusable drink & food containers, not generally recycled in curbside programs, recyclable at most centers)
  • PP (#5): polypropylene (baby bottles, yog...
jul 31 2009 ∞
jul 9 2010 +
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In no particular order:

  • Actress
  • Running my own local theatre
  • Hairdresser
  • Deaf interpreter
  • Seamstress
  • Teacher
  • Librarian
  • Piercer
  • Shop owner
  • Yoga instructor
  • Employee for LUSH products
  • Child care provider/nanny
  • Employee for lululemon products
  • Hoop dancing instructor
mar 31 2009 ∞
jan 7 2013 +
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  • Someone who respects the environment.
  • Someone who's a vegetarian or vegan.
  • Someone trustworthy, who values honesty as their best policy.
  • Someone who can speak their mind and has great communication skills.
  • Someone who I find attractive.
  • Someone outdoorsy.
  • Someone who is (ultimately) interested in children and adoption.
  • Someone adventurous.
  • (for men) Someone with a nice beard, because beards are ungodly sexy to me.
  • Someone who enjoys physical contact, especially cuddling.
  • Someone loyal.
  • Someone strong, who knows and respects their self.
jul 30 2009 ∞
mar 22 2015 +

I dream of living in a tiny house; something like this: http://www.tumbleweedhouses.com/products...

My requirements for this house:

  • It needs to be set on a foundation (i.e. no trailer-type houses).
  • It needs to be built to stand Canadian winters.
  • It needs to be build with as many sustainable materials as I can afford.
  • It needs to have a small, apartment-sized washing machine (no need for dryer).
  • It needs to be able to have a solar panel attached to it in some way (preferably the roof).
  • I would love to have one of those toilets that have two buttons (one for liquids, one for solids) that controls how much water is used to flush.

I want to be able to have this house located in a walkable/cyclable area so that my dependence on owning/renting a car is d...

jan 1 2013 ∞
jan 7 2013 +
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  • Be a mother
  • Grow hair to classic length (Jan2013: ~2" from TBL)
  • Grow dreadlocks to at least one year old
  • Make a drum
  • Live in a tiny house
  • Go to a nudist beach... naked!
  • Experience nirvana, so to speak, while out in nature
  • Overcome my fear of all bugs & spiders
  • Take Karen's bellydance class
  • Own a house complete with a garden to grow flowers, herbs, and vegetables, and a compost heap
  • Travel to and explore London, England
jul 11 2010 ∞
jan 7 2013 +
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  • LIVE each day as it were your last, for one day you will be right.
  • LOVE yourself first and foremost, for when you truly love yourself, loving those around you will come as easily as breathing - and we all must breathe.
  • LEARN your life's lessons - each as it comes - for that is the reason we are here.
  • ENJOY your life, because if you do not, someone else will enjoy it for you, and your time here will have been wasted.
feb 24 2009 ∞
jul 9 2010 +
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  • I have a small, ovalish birthmark on my right palm, near my wrist, on the far side, in line with my pinky finger.
  • I have a heart-shaped birthmark on my left elbow.
  • I have two small, circular freckles on my face, on the left side of my mouth.
  • I have a weird, faded-ish birthmark on the left side of my jaw.
  • I have a small, circular birthmark on my left foot, on my big toe.
  • I have a tattoo of a green peace sign outlined in black on the inside of my left wrist.
jul 30 2009 ∞
jul 9 2010 +
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  • It truly doesn't matter what kind of clothes you wear, whether or not you wear makeup, what kind of car you drive... what people will remember about you is how you treated them.
  • Life is as easy as you want it to be.
  • A healthy body is a healthy mind is a healthy body. It's a wonderful cycle.
  • Make other feel good. People will rarely remember what you did, but they will always remember how you made them feel.
jul 30 2009 ∞
nov 11 2014 +