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Aikidoka, dreamer, seeker, general purpose geek
Birthdate:
21 June 1979
You can't step in the same river twice. Carried by the current, learning to swim, beginning to hold my head up and look around.

I am a librarian in an all-online library. My expertise is developing along the lines of copyright, reference, and information literacy. I am toying with the incredibly alluring idea of becoming an instructional designer as well. That would make me a "blended librarian." Currently I am only a blended librarian when I drink on my work-from-home days.

I am a historian, and my specialty is U.S. slavery and abolitionism. In general, it's "the ways people use power, abuse power, resist power, subvert power, find power of their own." I am a bit invested (obsessive) in this family of topics because I was a bullying victim for many years.

My prevailing, driving fantasy is to have a homestead and a lot of time to myself with my land, my cats, my research and writing, and my partner.
abolitionism, absurdity, agnostic, aikido, antimartha, anxiety disorder, anxiety disorders, aspergers syndrome, aspie, aspies, atheist, autistic spectrum, bad science, barefoot, belly dance, books, bookstores, bpal, brights, browncoats, buddhism, bullying, camping, carbon footprint, carl sagan, cats, changing the world, civil rights, coffee, cognitive science, comedy, compassion, cooking, copyright, crocheting, crunchy, debunking, diane duane, dr. who, ecological footprint, economic justice, emetophobia, environmental justice, environmentalism, equal rights, executive dysfunction, executive functioning, fan fiction, fanfic, fantasy, feminism, feminist, firefly, frederick douglass, free speech, frugal living, frugality, gay rights, geek, gender, gender queer, genderqueer, green, harry potter, hiking, history, house, house m.d., human rights, humor, individualism, information literacy, irony, jacqueline carey, jared diamond, k.o and w.m gear, knitting, languages, liberal, libertarian, librarian, librarians, libraries, linguistics, lolbertarian, macguyver, martha stewart, martial arts, mash, mitral valve prolapse, monty python, mvp, natural lifestyle, natural living, naturalistic worldview, nerd, noam chomsky, not martha, off grid, organic, origami, panic attacks, panic disorder, perfectionism, perfectionist, peter david, philosophy, politics, posthuman, preparedness, progressive, pseudoscience, psychology, radical honesty, religion, reproductive choice, reproductive rights, richard dawkins, rock hound, roughing it, science, science fiction, secular humanism, severus snape, sexuality, slavery, snark, social justice, south park, speculative fiction, star trek, survivalism, sustainability, thoreau, total money makeover, treehugger, troy ny, upstate new york, wabi, wabi sabi, winter camping, women's rights, writing, yoga, zen

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