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Purposeful Ramblings Through My Mind

and Cabbages and Kings

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Created on 2009-05-01 12:04:39 (#163228), last updated 2017-06-26 (95 weeks ago)

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Birthdate:Jul 7
Location:Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Website:Where to buy my book!
I have a husband and two kids, a stable job as a teacher in a place where that isn't an admission of abject poverty, and one published novel. I knit and crochet and will probably get around to trying other yarny crafts at some point. I play table-top role-playing games and Civilization IV, and Settlers of Catan in as many incarnations as I can afford to purchase. I read, less than I used to or would like to but more than many people. I'm a recent Unitarian Universalist with a Christian background and many Christian leanings still. I sing. I play piano. I enjoy my daughters and their pronouncements and their intelligence. I plan to take a Master's in education at some point soon. My favourite subject to teach at the moment is math, and I talk about it a lot.

Most of my journal is currently friends-locked, for various reasons. If you wish to actually get to know me via LJ, you'll need to be on my friends list. I friend people with whom I have something in common, but I usually need some kind of reference first if someone friends me - that is, I prefer if someone who is already on my list recommends new people to me. This is nothing personal; it's more a matter of once-bitten, twice-shy.

PoACs are Posts of Actual Content; these are the posts most likely to express a clear, well-thought-out point of view, and they are almost always public. The term was coined by the friend formerly known as jinzi.

For a link to a site where you can buy my book, see below. That is also the place where you go to review and rate it, after reading it. Drop me a comment and let me know what you thought!

Quote of the Day, August 21st, 2011: “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” - Jack Layton 1950-2011

Quote of the day, January 16, 2006: Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quote of the Day, November 4, 2007: “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” Dr. Seuss, from the journal of wyldraven

Quote of the Day, November 13, 2009: "Alone, we can go fast, but together, we can go far." Kenyan proverb

Quote of the Day, July 1, 2010: "This country is worthy of the difficult and demanding love that is mine." Camus, by way of siobhan63.

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