Annie B.

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Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Artist,Environmental Educator-Naturalist,Organic Gardener,Herbalist, worker bee building a sanctuary with a straw bale house, food, flower and medicine gardens.....
Location Woods, Ocean, Mountains, Deserts,Rivers, Organic Gardens/Farms, the Roadof Life, Planet Earth, United States
Introduction I am a Wandering Artist, Environmental Educator , Naturalist,land-dweller, Organic Gardener, Herbalist, Strawbale builder,Writer, Musician/Drummer,seeker of truths, Earth Lover attempting to heal myself, care for my Dad and dog,continuing to create ART, play music, make medicine and heal myself ,build community, laugh,love and learn.
Interests ART, Music, Drumming, Organic Gardening/Farming/Sustainable Living, Alternative Building Methods, the Simpler method of Herbal Medicine, Reading, Peace, Journal writing, cafe writing, bicycling, swimming, Backpacking, Spirituality and mysticism, All-That-Is, human peace and understanding, fusion of cultures-celebration of cultural differences, simplify!
Favorite Movies A Bed of Roses, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Grass Harp, Reds, Same Time Next Year, Everything is Illuminated, The Real Dirt on Farmer John, The Green Mile, The Heart of Rumi, the original Slacker (set in Austin), The Hanging Garden, The Waking Life, I've Heard the Mermaids Singing, Mama Mia!
Favorite Music Gillian Welch, Patty Griffin, Sarah Harmer, Greg Brown, Kate Wolf, Iris Dement, String Cheese Incident, The Mammals, Jugband Pirates of Lake Champlain, Damian Rice, Blue Turtle Seduction, Ana Egge, Po Girls, Wailen Jennys, Kathleen Edwards, The Gary Gates Band, Dave Elias, Harmony Grits, The Jerry Garcia Band, David Grisman, Anonymous 4, The Lighthouse Band, Mark Binion, The J Band, Katie Reider, Dar Williams, Lucy Kaplanski, some opera, some classical, most bluegrass, David Cicolletti, Vince Giannini, Jeremy B. Lloyd, Ferron, Nancy Griffith, Loreena McKennit sp?, Natalie Merchant, Alice Di Micele, Brian Cutean, Willie Nelson, Hildegaard Von Bingen, The Eel River Eddies:), Mary Youngblood, Bundy Brown, John Gorka, Sunvolt, B-Tribe, Donna Mogavero, New Water Moonshine, Hazel Dickens, Todd Snider, Emmy Lou Harris, Zero One, John Prine
Favorite Books Secrets of the Soil and The Secret Lives of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird, Miss Rumphias by Barbara Cooney, Shelter, Homework and Builders of the PACIFIC COAST by Lloyd Kahn, Coming Out Spiritually by Christian de la Huerta, The Essential Rumi and The Illuminated Rumi by Coleman Barks, Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg, Living From The Heart by Puran Bair, anything written by : Barbara Kingsolver, Annie Dillard, Terry Tempest Williams, Rosemary Gladstar, Tom Robbins, John Irving, Joseph Campbell, Thomas Moore(living), Wayne Dyer, Rudolph Steiner, Maxine Hong Kingston, Lloyd Kahn, John Burroughs, Wendall Berry, Scott Russell Sanders, Carl Jung, Starhawk, Adrienne Rich, Thich Nhat Hanh, The Dalai Lama, Earth Prayers, Louise Erdrich, Jamie Sams, Michael Garrett, Linda Hogan(DWELLINGS) and Brenda Peterson, Matthew Fox, Anne Cameron/Cam Hubert, Robert Thurman, Robert Bly, Deepak Chopra, Don Miguel Ruiz, Lisa Michaels, The Florist's Daughter ( Patricia H.?), Joseph Rael...

You have to dig a hole to China. Where do you start?

On the border between China and Tibet, standing in Tibet