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The Adventures of Kata-Junga-Pippi-Willow

A record of the triumphs and freakouts of a crazy sailor chick

Name:
Kata-Junga-Pippi-Willow
I'm okay with being unimpressive. I sleep better.
- Mark, Garden State

A word to the wise ain't necessary. It's the stupid ones who need advice.
- Bill Cosby

Don't tease me about my hobbies. I don't tease you about being an asshole.
- Mark, Garden State

Condemnation without investigation dooms one to everlasting ignorance.
- Anon.

*ahem*

Where I'm From
I was born and raised on a sheep ranch/peach farm northeast of Sacramento, CA. My dad is a recovering Catholic, my mom's Buddhist. Just imagine holidays in my house, heh. *I* am a recovering Catholic/Mormon. I converted to Mormonism (LDS) when I was 18, and after a bad marriage and a wonderful baby boy, I divorced my husband and my religion. I have officially resigned from the mormon church as of October 29th, 2008 due to the hateful, hypocritical and bigoted involvement that the church had in promoting proposition 8 in the 2008 election year on the California state ballot. I have lived in California, Bristol UK, Utah, Colorado, New York, and spent a few months in the Philippines. I'm pretty moderate, most would call me libertarian. I could pretty much sum up my political views in one sentence: Leave Me The Hell Alone.

Who I Am With I live in Northern California(NorCal) fiance, my son, and three neurotic furbabies. Good times.

What I Am Up To
I'm essentially a Turbo Secretary (Administrative Assistant) for a software company. As for my free time, I sail. A LOT. I also enjoy cooking, wine making and tasting, reading, and several outdoor activities.

What I Am All About
I'm cheerful (I have the nickname Ra-Ra and Pinky), optimistic (with a side of sarcasm) and I do my best to respect and understand all those who come into my life. I have come to realize that there are so many paths to personal enlightenment, and it comes in all flavors, religions, and personal beliefs. I'm not sure where I am on my path, but so far, so good. I love learning about the world's cultures, and religions and I have a deep respect for others' personal beliefs. I put up with a lot of people judging me for a long time (and I in turn was judgmental because of it) and I am working every day to be open-minded to new ideas. I try to live by the philosophy to just be frickin' nice to other people, and I hope that others I meet are open-minded and nice to me, too. Because, ya know...there are a lot of people on this rock we call Earth, and it takes all kinds of people to make the world spin.

I have enjoyed reading other people's blogs, making new friends, and having interesting yet civil discussions. What I post is usually pretty boring, but occasionally I come out with a zinger if it's been one of those days , or something has touched a nerve...knowhutahmean? Thanks for stopping in, if this hasn't make you yak feel free to friend me; I hope you like what you read!

"I guess I could be really pissed off about what happened to me...but it's hard to stay mad, when there's so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I'm seeing it all at once, and it's too much, my heart fills up like a balloon that's about to burst...and then I remember to relax, and stop trying to hold on to it, and then it flows through me like rain. And I can't feel anything but gratitude for every single moment of my stupid little life. You have no idea what I'm talking about, I'm sure. But don't worry... you will someday."
-American Beauty





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User Number: 4127400
Date Created:2004-08-09
Number of Posts: 547

Angielabrie is LiveJournal's Angry Fairy Godmother. She enjoys chocolate, wine, leeks, cheese, and to forget she is a vegetarian so she can eat bacon. Sometimes she jumps off of chairs and low stoops to check gravity.
Strengths: Invincible on water, Angielabrie can turn any object into a sailboat and summon Jack Sparrow. She is as brave as a raccoon, and can make a weapon out of pixie stix, some hair elastics, and a lipstick.
Weaknesses: In warm weather she is prone to fall asleep in the grass. She has trouble reaching things on high shelves and is afraid of spiders, clowns, and people named Larry.
Special Skills: Angielabrie possesses amazing abilities to make weird food edible, entertain you with napkin puppets, and can drink you under the table, you big sissy.
Weapons: Bad jokes, large shiny kitchen knives, more sarcasm than one person deserves, an Italian family, and a plaid bikini. She is also a backup dancer for They Might Be Giants, and is a triple-sparkle-rainbow-belt in Kung Fu. She can leap over small rocks and sometimes large puddles.
Allies: Her "pocket cat" News, who paralyzes enemies with her cuteness, then break-dances on their faces with her claws.


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