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Hello and welcome! Thanks for stopping by! My name is Rachel, and as of now I am eighteen years of age. I'm currently attending high school for a victory lap, as they say. I always planned on going into a medical profession, and thus needed the extra courses, but lately I'm doubting that direction. I guess I'm just going back now to fill up some extra time! I still have no idea what I want to do with my life, but I do know that I love the concept of true nature, by which I don't only mean the nature of a person, but further the nature of life, existence, being. If only more jobs were available to us philosophers! I also have a passion for health and well-being, justice, truth and honesty. I guess I'm trying to say (in my typical long-winded way) that I have NO idea what to make of myself! To describe myself, I have to describe what surrounds me. I am most definitely the perfect example of the balance between nature and nurture! I absolutely love to read, its one of the few things that I have always loved and will always love. When I was seven, my school teacher had a competition for her class to see who could read the most books over the span of the school year. I was the only student that struggled to learn how to read, eventually leaving me months behind my classmates. However I suppose my competitive drive came out in me then, and I made it my goal to win! Not only did I succeed, but I far surpassed any other student and more importantly instilled a love for literature in myself. I cherish the memory of Mrs. Kirmse, knowing that she helped greatly to influence who I am today. Another thing about me is that I'm really quite odd. I'm not saying that to garner any type of pity, rather, I'm stating it as matter-of-factly as I know how! I've always valued what others found unusual, and I feel most comfortable around the people others shun. I am intensely interested in anything psychic, spiritual or paranormal, and I harbor an intense love (obsession?) for fantasy. My interests there help to create my curiosity for religion, and further, for wiccanism and paganism. I may not be a practitioner, but I sure am intrigued by the idea! I've also always wanted to play DnD... what can I say? It'd just be too awesome if magic truly existed, and we hung out with elves all the time! In my spare time, I enjoy kundalini yoga, meditation, learning and playing video games. I also love to sleep and snuggle up in my bed! So warm! Oh, and just like any other girl I adore shopping. Money really does just burn a hole through my pocket. This is me!
Favorite Music:
I listen to a lot of different music. One day I'll be feeling the classical, another opera, the next pop and at the end of the week, indie! Below are just a few of my very favorites, the few musicians that I have listened to for a very long time and loved through it all. Josh Groban Sarah Brightman Charlotte Church Nightwish Christina Aguilera Bright Eyes Azure Ray Great Lake Swimmers Death Cab for a Cutie Marilyn Manson Cannibal Corpse Cephalic Carnage The Myriad Burial
Favorite TV Shows:
Unclean ~ Forgotten Realms: The Haunted Lands Book Two -Richard Lee Byers- Science of Mind -Ernest Holmes- Traitor's Gate ~ Crossroads Book Three -Kate Elliot- Watchmen -Alan Moore-
Favorite Movies:
The Watchmen V For Vendetta Transamerica Constantine Planet Earth Monty Python P.S. I Love You Wall-E What the Bleep Do We Know? Twelve Angry Men Pan's Labyrinth The Matrix Knowing
Favorite Books:
Well, I read more than what could ever be considered healthy, which leaves me with far too many books to remember and list. Therefore, I'll just list some of my favorite authors! Sarah Waters Faith Hunter R.A. Salvatore Terry Goodkind Terry Brooks Kate Elliot Sara Douglass J.K. Rowling Patrick Rothfuss Cassandra Clare Elizabeth Wurtzel Margaret Weis Tracy Hickman Christopher Hitchens Richard Tarnas Ayn Rand Richard Lee Byers Believe it or not, this list is continually growing! I easily own a thousand books, and hope that that number will only increase as I grow older. Books are just one of my true passions, an undying love.
Favorite Quotes:
Hope is the denial of reality. It is the carrot dangled before the draft horse to keep him plodding along in a vain attempt to reach it... still, we have to keep trying and hoping. That's what's important -- the trying and hoping. Maybe that's the most important of all. -Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman, DragonLance Chronicles Vol. 1 It is easy to have hope in the spring, warrior, when the weather is warm and the vallenwoods are green. It is easy to have hope in the summer, when the vallenwoods glitter with gold. It is easy to have hope in the fall when the vallenwoods are as red as living blood. But in the winter, when the air is sharp and bitter and the skies are gray, does the vallenwood die, warrior? -Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman, DragonLance Time of the Twins Miracles. Events with astronomical odds of occurring, like oxygen turning into gold. I've longed to witness such an event, and yet I neglect that in human coupling. Millions upon millions of cells compete to create life, for generation after generation until, finally, your mother loves a man. Edward Blake, the Comedian, a man she has every reason to hate, and out of that contradiction, against unfathomable odds, it's you - only you - that emerged, to distill so specific a form from all that chaos. It's like turning air into gold. A miracle. -Alan Moore, The Watchmen "No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith." -R.A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver

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