Achieve balance.

Life of Rosemary

3 October 1984
Burtonsville, Maryland, United States
External Services:
Sherwood Elementary School - Sandy Spring MD (1990 - 1996)
Farquhar Middle School - Olney MD (1996 - 1999)
James Hubert Blake High School - Silver Spring MD (1999 - 2002)
Lycoming College - Williamsport PA (2002 - 2006)
Trinity University - Washington DC (2006 - 2007)
University of Maryland - College Park - College Park MD (2008 - 2009)
Wayne State University - Graduate School - Detroit MI (2010 - 2012)
Interests: (141)
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Female, 29 years old.
Journal is f-locked as of 2:54am on Monday, November 20th, 2006.
Formally known as psycho316.
Most pictures hosted at Imageshack.
A voyeur in my own life.
Not a lush; self-destructive.
Have Bachelor of Arts degree from Camp Lyco in English (Creative Writing) and Psychology.
Have Master of Science of Administration with a concentration in federal programs management degree from Trinity University.
Have Master of Library and Information Science degree from Wayne State University.
Currently employed as a library assistant with Johns Hopkins University.
Waiting to see if I can actually achieve my goals.
"The Perfect Drug" by Nine Inch Nails has been declared to be my theme song. (Along with this.)
Performing with Aliya's Kismet Dancers, Salima, O!, and Lazuli Bellydance Ensemble.

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Motto for 2014:
Achieve balance in all things.

Travels and events:
[Brackets are tentative events.]

[April 26: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]
April 26: Sparkles and Shimmies Bellydance Swap Meet in Odenton

May 3: Sword workshop with Shahravar at MAC Harbor East
[May 10: Moonlight Tribal Lounge]
May 10: Shimmy Mob (Federal Hill Park, Baltimore at 10am!)
May 14: Chat and Craft!
May 22-26: Folkfest
[May 31: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

June 11: Chat and Craft!
[June 28: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

July 9: Chat and Craft!
July 11-13: Maryland Bellydance Convention in Baltimore, MD (performing with Salima, O! and possibly Lazuli Bellydance Ensemble as The Flying Habibis!)
[July 12: Moonlight Tribal Lounge]
[July 26: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

August 13: Chat and Craft!
[August 30: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

September 10: Chat and Craft!
[September 13: Moonlight Tribal Lounge]
[September 27: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

October 8: Chat and Craft!
[October 25: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

[November 8: Moonlight Tribal Lounge]
November 12: Chat and Craft!
[November 29: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

December 10: Chat and Craft!
[December 19-21: Sisters of WomanSpirit Winter Retreat in Georgetown, DE]
[December 27: Sacred Soul Hipz Hafla]

Current Wishes:
One thing.

Around the web:
** on facebook here
** on metafilter as: sperose
** on del.icio.us as: sperose
** on last.fm as: sperose
** on Nanowrimo as: sperose
** on Twitter as: sperose
** on Metachat as: sperose
** on last.fm as: sperose
** on Formspring as: sperose
** on Health Month as: sperose
** on Tumblr as: sperose.
** Should LJ fail, I'll move to Wordpress.

"I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I'm not absolutely sure of anything and there are many things I don't know about, such as whether it means anything to ask why we're here, and what the question might mean. I might think about it a little bit and if I can't figure it out, then I go on to something else, but I don't have to know an answer. I don't feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in a mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is so far as I can tell. It doesn't really frighten me."
Richard Feynman

"We see a deadly sin on every street corner, in every home...and we tolerate it. We tolerate it because it's common...it's trivial. We tolerate it morning, noon, and night."
John Doe from Se7en

"...For even bad poetry has relevance
for what it does not say
for what it leaves out
(ah but to free it still
from the word-processor of the mind!)"
Lawrence Ferlinghetti "Uses of Poetry"

"Death twitches my ear; 'live,' he says, 'I am coming.'"

"The poet mixes drinks out of wild liquors and is perpetually surprised that no one staggers."
Lawrence Ferlinghetti "Poetry as Insurgent Art"

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