Date Joined: November 16, 2020
Last Online: January 24, 2021
Birthday: October 28, 1994
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Hello, my name is Emily! I am studying to be a high school teacher. I will be able to teach English, philosophy, social science and fine art. The subject I enjoy most is philosophy, especially metaphysics, with fine art as a close second. I also enjoy science, especially quantum physics.
I moved to a Christmas tree farm on April Fool's Day in 2020. It is my first time living in the country. It has always been my dream to live in the country and I am loving it! I enjoy ATVing, hiking, swimming in the river and just being in nature. I love listening to the howling coyotes at night. They make a group yipping noise when they catch their dinner! The stars are also so beautiful!
I live in a military town with a large number of hunters. Even the mail truck has a hunting sticker on it, which I find quite comical. This has taken some getting used to as a vegetarian who is not a fan of violence. I am not used to so many gunshots and explosions! I think, however, that it is important to be open minded to different perspectives. I really enjoy learning about different practices, behaviors (psychology), viewpoints and lifestyles. Please feel free to include your opinions, thoughts, lifestyle etc. in your swaps about any topic or perspective. I am not easily offended.
I have a dog named Koby, an Australian kelpie & husky mix, and a rabbit named Miss Maisy Bunjamin (Maisy for short), a French lop. They are good friends who play fetch together, do tricks together and cuddle together. They are both rescues.
I occasionally come home with injured or abandoned animals that I find on walks. Koby always helps me take good care of them, while my boyfriend shakes his head. When I told my friend that he's limited me to two pets she laughed and said "he'll learn." Haha!
I am an active artist and regularly show and publish my work. Please see my website above if you are interested in seeing my work.
I also guest lecture in animal behavior studies at Humber College. I do a lot of activism work for students with disabilities with a focus on making service dogs more accessible for people who need them. I started the first self-trained service dog legislation/testing program for high school students in Ontario and won a hall of fame award when the program went national!
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Bad Girl's Guide to The Open Road by Cameron Tuttle
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
The Categorical Imperative by Immanuel Kant
A Beautiful Mind
Studio Ghibli Movies
I See You
Weekend at Bernie's
Lars and The Real Girl
Good Will Hunting
Supernatural Horror Movies (ie. Insidious, Don't Be Afraid of The Dark)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
The IT Crowd
Any show with Tim and Eric
Anime: Chobits, Death Note, Yu-Gi-Oh and Bleach
The Original Pokémon animated series
How to Get Away with Murder
The Queen's Gambit
Nature Documentaries (Our friend has a giant projector that she uses to play nature documentaries in her backyard. She hosts campfire parties while playing music that syncs well with the documentary images. So cool!)
Rick and Morty
Journaling (fauxbonichi / hobonichi style)
Film Photography (Nikon EM)
Journal covers in the size B6 18x13x1.5cm
50s Style (ie. Pinups)
I love matchbooks!! Especially since I heard that people used to write their phone numbers inside when they first met a crush, so that the person remembered to call when they used the matches.
Pins and Dad Jokes
Pens from odd businesses (I used to have a set that I loved from our local book store that had joke businesses on them. The idea was that when you lent someone a pen, they were freaked out or laughed at the business name. I'd love to get a collection going!)
Quotes & Philosophy
Rain (The smell, look, being in it and the green, happy plants afterwards. I enjoy photos of rainy scenes)
Pictures of boho home décor, indoor swings/hammocks or window seats
LOVE No-Face (From Spirited Away)
Old advertisements (40s-80s)
Anything from the 50s-80s (especially 50s and 70s)
Hippie / Boho style photos or items
Anything to do with California / California girls
Stuff for my dog, Koby, or rabbit, Maisy, (no food made in China please) my dog is about 60lb for reference. Maisy is the roughly the size of a teacup chihuahua/5lb.
Enamel pins or pin-on buttons
Yarn (no animal fibers such as wool or angora please because I am allergic)
Butterfinger chocolate bars
Paper ephemera that I can glue into my journal layouts ie. illustrations cut out from magazines or old books
Road trips (ideas, stories and itineraries)
Hand-sewn items, especially journal covers in the size B6 18x13x1.5cm
Anything with peanut buttaahhh
Non-caffeinated tea ie. fruit or mint tea
My animal companions! Here is my rabbit, Maisy:
Meat / meat recipes
Gore & blood
Glitter (As much as I love looking at it, I don't enjoy having sparkles everywhere)
No wearable animal fibers such as wool or angora please because I am allergic (this includes yarn)
I listen to a wide variety of music, but here are some of my favorite bands at the moment. Oh and I love listening to Celtic music & binaural beats while I study.
Snotty Nose Rez Kids
Ed Shereen (especially his collaborations with Passenger)
70s Disco Bands from Donna Summer to Kool & The Gang
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