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About me

Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Caretaker/ Events Coordinator
Location East Jordan, MI, United States
Introduction Trying to find a way to live sustainably in this big, messy world. My travels have led me to beautiful northern Michigan, where I live and work (for a room) at the Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center. "Bloodroot Spins" refers to my etsy shop of handspun yarns; but also has the double-meaning of the German word "spinnen"--to concoct crazy ideas. Check out my new yarn shop, Foraging Fibers at
Interests nature, wildlife, tracking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, spinning, knitting, felting, fermenting, traditional skills, wandering, dancing, cooking, crafting, organics, local food, wild edibles
Favorite Movies dances with wolves, kill bill, pan's labyrinth, pathfinder, cold mountain, kinsey, spirited away, the princess bride, princess mononoke, butch cassidy and the sundance kid, amelie, fight club, castle in the sky, i heart huckabees, inglourious basterds
Favorite Music may erlewine, andru bemis, breathe owl breathe, iggy pop, t-rex, the clash, sari brown, shout sister shout, led zeppelin, jen sygit, sam corbin, david bowie, velvet underground, yo la tengo, wilco, the beatles, daniel kahn, jethro tull
Favorite Books cold mountain, lord of the rings, the hobbit, a language older than words, spell of the sensuous, women who run with the wolves, watership down, thirteen moons, the power of myth, darkness at noon