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Doug: A Brief Overview

• (X)STJ
• A native Californian (Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area)
• Unwillingly transplanted Floridian
• A fan of (almost) all things Canadian
• A coffee addict/snob
• A devout (and somewhat militant) Secular Humanist.
• A devoted fan of the Oxford Comma.
• An Ordained Minister of the Church of Life
• A Fire Horse year, Rat month, Dragon hour
• A professional bassist (and occasionally inept guitarist)
• #1 on someone's speed dial under "Getting Rid Of A Corpse"
• Continually awarded "Disgruntled Employee Of The Month"
• An incorrigible flirt
• A published journalist
• A music geek
• A dedicated video gamer

"And now, my friend, the first rule of Italian driving..." [rips off the rear-view mirror and throws it out of the car] "...what's behind me is not important." - Raul Julia, "Gumball Rally"

"Life can suck, and often does, but there are billions of beautiful things in this world, and if you can't be bothered to lose yourself in a single moment of awesome, like laughing uproariously at a dirty joke, wiping away a tear after listening to beautiful piece of music or hearing a poem, or staring in fascination at the Grand Canyon or the Rocky Mountains, then I have no use for you." - fragbert

"Hey, remember that time you totally pwned that guy at Starbucks who gave you a hazelnut shot when you wanted toffee? Remember how you said later that if he wasn't such an idiot, maybe he'd have a better job than slinging half-caf venti lattes? Guess what? You're a fucking douchebag. " - porcelain72

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." - Bilbo Baggins

I like being an iconoclast. Nothing gives me greater pleasure than turning your sacred cow into my next cheeseburger. I question authority. I don't follow party lines or established ideologies. I love to question the status quo. I REALLY love poking holes in traditions and belief systems.

I scoff at those who choose to be rebellious, but in a conformist sort of way. "I'm a nonconformist!" they cry - yeah, just like everyone else in their socio-economic stratum.

I prefer to conform -- it makes life simpler. I just do it in a rebellious sort of way.

Just A Few Words On The "LJ Friends" Thing:

I'm apt to add people that I stumble across in communities or through comments just because I find them or their journal to be potentially interesting. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. Life's that way on occasion. If you do add me, let me know. Nothing is more unsettling than some random yutz adding you and then lurking.

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