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Birthdate:Jun 18
Location:Washington, United States of America
life confuses me. if you have it figured out, let me know.

This journal is friends-only. Sorry. Comment to be added. Generally speaking, I'll want to know how you know me before I add you, but I'm not terribly picky about such things.

Umm...I'm an English teacher (almost), and I love my city. If I left it, I'd want to go to London. Or Edinburgh. Trade one rainy city for another.

I love traveling, and will readily admit that having summers and Christmases free for travel was a big draw to the teaching profession for me.

I read a lot. I write less. And I tend to geek out over language in general.

I'm also a fangirl. Not a rabid one. (I don't think.) But still a fangirl.

I'm kind of a grammar nazi. (This would be another great draw to the teaching profession. Catch 'em while they're young.) I try to be laid back about it, but I sometimes slip. That said, if you don't mind me occasionally correcting you, I don't mind dealing with poor grammar (though I dislike wading through copious errors).

Most of my fandoms can be found in my interests list, but it's not an exhaustive list by any means.

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1984, 42, accents, alan rickman, arthurian legend, bare feet, battlefield band, blackadder, bobby burns, books, bookshops, boromir, britain, british accents, british comedy, british spelling, carson beckett, chocolate hob-nobs, cinema, colin firth, cooking, craig parker, david hewlett, david thewlis, david wenham, daydreaming, dean marshall, douglas adams, eloquence, ender's game, england, english literature, eomer, etymology, faeries, fairy tales, fantasy, faramir, fhqwhgads, fiddles, films, firefly, flogging molly, folklore, forests, franz ferdinand, gareth david-lloyd, geeks, going barefoot, grammar, green, guitar, harry potter, holidays,, hugh laurie, hummus, ianto jones, invader zim, ioan gruffudd, ireland, j.k. rowling, j.r.r. tolkien, jane austen, jeeves & wooster, jeopardy, john barrowman, john keats, karl urban, kilts, languages, large rooms with books, libraries, linguistics, literature, lord of the rings, monty python, mountains, mst3k, music, mythology, narnia, neil gaiman, nerds, neville longbottom, new zealand, old books, old english, old ruins, oxford english dictionary, p.b. and pickle sandwiches, passport stamps, paul beckett, paul mcgillion, pippin, public transportation, punk,, quill pens, radek zelenka, rain, reading, remus lupin, rhubarb yogurt, road trips, robert frost, rodney mckay, rohan, ron weasley, sandalwood, scotland, scottish accents, sean bean, seattle, setting suns, shakespeare, sidney carton, snarkiness, squirrelly wrath, stargate, stargate: atlantis, stargate: sg-1, stars, stephen fry, stephen r. lawhead, storytelling, strongbad, studying abroad, the bbc, theatre, torchwood, travel, trivia, trogdor the burninator, violin, walking in the rain, wit, wordplay, words, writing, éowyn
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