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About Me

I am a writer, philosopher, environmentalist, and transcendent human being who is greater than the sum of its parts. This is my current and updated portfolio of poetry, projects, and the like. I love to write, tutor English and creative writing, and just experience life with other like-minded humans. Please feel free to interact; I am always receptive to feedback and collaboration! You can also find more of my writing (marketing) at https://splurgemedia.com/blog

 

Professional History

Volunteer

Independent writer, thinker, and artist for the sake of self-amusement. Nature enthusiast. Environmental activist. Seeking peace and equity wherever I roam. Organizations I've volunteered for include the Jewish Family & Community Services organization of Pittsburgh, North Hills Community Outreach of Pittsburgh, the political campaigns of AOC and other progressive candidates nationwide, the ACLU, and the Buffalo City Mission's soup kitchen.

Head of Household & Small Business Owner

Mostly I'm a mom with the purchasing authority for myself and my household, for the last 15 years or so. I vote with my dollars (the few that I have) and so should you. I am also a democratic socialist and operate my business as a Worker's Self-Directed Enterprise as an alternative to capitalism. 

Veteran

I served 17 years, 3 months, and 28 days as an Army Reserve soldier with lots of active duty time. Read about my activist exit from the Army in my article, "On My Failures, and the Army's".

Student

I have a master's degree in Humanities from California State University, Northridge. My undergraduate study was mostly in English and Exercise Science. However, I consider myself a lifelong learner and am conducting some autodidactic research and study almost always. I am currently studying the spiritual practice of yoga. Learn along with me here.