Other than the inane blathering below (authored when this was a whimsical waste of time), the most pertinent thing I can say about myself is that after 38 years of big city life, I now reside in a rural county of almost 1,000 square miles and no stop lights. Not a single one. I really, really like that.
"He was so open minded, he couldn't take his own side in an argument" I want to be a lot of things, but I don't want to do the things one must do to become those. too much stuff, not enough time. if i could do it all over I'd----make the same mistakes, only sooner. and more often. in love with being in love. Wake up every day, still 19 between my ears, wondering what I can learn today.
"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." james_nicoll , 1990
"The trick to avoiding depression is figuring out which states of mind require vodka and which require coffee. If you can do that, you are saved." -Sarah Manguso-
"You can't save people from themselves. All you can do is limit the amount of damage they do to your life." evil_genius