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The Rest Is Still Unwritten - Staring at the blank page before you

23 May 1985
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you’ve gotta listen to the whispers of your HEART
Melanie is a thirty-one years young former newspaper reporter/photographer who grew up in a small town by the water in Washington and is now trying her luck in the city, still by the water. She’s a happily taken, blue-eyed, curly brown-haired French/Scottish/German/English American Gemini who is living life to the fullest. She’s a mother, writer, reader, photographer, entrepreneur, smoothie-aholic, music whore, hiker, camper, sailor, stargazer, dreamer, sports nut, gamer girl, chocoholic, shy social butterfly, sometimes shop-aholic, half movie junkie, wannabe traveler. She's honest, caring, patient, loyal, stubborn, easy-going, optimistic, bubbly, liberal-leaning open-minded Christian who talks a ton and is a great listener. Her journal is NOT censored. She writes about work, family, guys, sex, emotions, frustrations, lame things that make her giddy and life in general. Please be 18+ before attempting to add her.
♪♫♪ Who I am, Who I’m not and Who I wanna be ♪♫♪

…::: L I K E S :::…
Animals. Photography. Reading. Writing. Tattoos. Piercings. Traveling. Camping. Hiking. Sailing. Texting. Skype. Talking On The Phone. Journaling. Facebook. Second Life. Gaming. Shopping. Yummy Cologne. The Ocean. Honesty. Sleep. Seahawks (football). Mariners (baseball). Sounders (soccer). Bubble Baths. Care Bears. Squirt Guns. Smoothies. Guitars. Pianos. Playing Both. Nice Smiles. Eyes You Can Get Lost In. Cuddling. Smooching. My Family. My Godsons. My BBF. My Cat. My Boyfriend. My Beautiful Son.
♪♫♪ I just haven't met you yet. ♪♫♪

…:::D I S L I K E S:::…
Liars. Racists. Homophobes. Hypocrites. Closed-minded People. Drugs. Bad Drivers. Bugs. City Traffic. Excuses. Being Alone. Darkness. Body Odor. Bad Breath. Bad Teeth. Spiders. Cheaters. Jerks.
♪♫♪ I’m not one of those who can easily hide ♪♫♪

…::: M O V I E S :::…
10 Things I Hate About You, 50 First Dates, A Bug's Life, Across the Universe, Anastasia, Annie, Avatar, Avengers, A Walk to Remember, Bad Boys I & II, Charlie Wilson's War, Charlotte's Web, Chicago, Chronicles of Narnia, Cinderella, Coyote Ugly, Da Vinci Code, Dirty Dancing, Double Jeopardy, Easy A, Ever After, Fever Pitch, Finding Nemo, Finding Neverland, Forrest Gump, Gothika, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hairspray, Harry Potter 1-6, Hunger Games, Inception, Incredibles, Juno, Just Like Heaven, Knocked Up, Lady and the Tramp, Last Song, Les Miserables, Lilo and Stitch, Little Mermaid, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Mama Mia, Man on Fire, Mean Girls, Miss Congeniality, Mona Lisa Smile, Moulin Rouge, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Mulan, Music and Lyrics, My Best Friends Wedding, Notebook, Notting Hill, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Phantom of the Opera, Pitch Black, Pretty Woman, Princess Bride, Riddick, Saw I-III, Shawshank Redemption, She's Just Not That Into You, She's Out of My League, She's the Man, Shrek 1-3, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Star Trek, Star Wars, This Means War, The Terminal, Toy Story 1 and 2, Transformers, Two Weeks Notice, What A Girl Wants, Wizard of Oz ... the list goes on.
♪♫♪ I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words ♪♫♪

…::: B O O K S :::…
Harry Potter 1-7, Sookie Stackhouse series, Twilight series (I'm not obsessive, but I grew up near Forks), Pride and Prejudice, A Discovery Of Witches, The Physick Book Of Deliverance Dane, Of Mice and Men, To Kill A Mockingbird, Lord of the Rings, Les Miserables, The Bible, most Shakespeare, Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, Chronicles of Narnia, The Lovely Bones, The Last Song, everything Nicholas Sparks, just about anything Stephen King, the old Roald Dahl books from childhood — Judy Blume too.
♪♫♪ I’m not here for your entertainment ♪♫♪

♪♫♪…::: M U S I C :::…♪♫♪
Some, but not limited to: 3 Doors Down, Adam Lambert, Adele, All-American Rejects, Aretha Franklin, Avril Lavigne, Backstreet Boys, Beatles, Blake Lewis, Brandi Carlile, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Casting Crowns, Christina Aguilera, Christina Perri, Colbie Caillat, Coldplay, Dashboard Confessional, Daughtry, Dave Matthews Band, David Cook, David Crowder, Dierks Bentley, Dixie Chicks, Eagles, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Evanescence, Faith Hill, Fall Out Boy, The Fray, Garth Brooks, Grandpa John, Gretchen Wilson, James Blunt, Jason Mraz, Jeremy Camp, Johnny Cash, JoJo, Jordin Sparks, Josh Gracin, Josh Groban, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Katharine Mcphee, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney, Lifehouse, Lindsay Lohan, Lonestar, Maroon 5, Michael Buble', My Chemical Romance, Natasha Bedingfield, Nelly Furtado, Nickelback, Norah Jones, OneRepublic, Panic! at the Disco, Pink, Queen, Radiohead, Rascal Flatts, Relient K, Rihanna, Savage Garden, Scotty McCreary, Sean Kingston, Shane and Shane, Shania Twain, Shawn McDonald, Simple Plan, Snow Patrol, Stacie Orrico, Switchfoot, Taylor Swift, Third Day, Tim McGraw, Tool, Tree 63, Usher, Vanessa Carlton, Warren Barfield, Whitney Houston.
♪♫♪ You can kiss it, you can break all the rules. Everything is broken ♪♫♪

…::: O T H E R :::…
The Walking Dead, Big Brother, Arrow, America's Got Talent, True Blood, Lost, Vampire Diaries, Glee, Dexter, Heroes, Law and Order: SVU, Friends, Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, Orange Is The New Black, So You Think You Can Dance, Full House reruns, and I miss Life Goes On.

Apples to Apples, Cards Against Humanity, Catch Phrase, Dance Dance Revolution, Euchre, Final Fantasy, Guitar Hero, Halo, Lineage II, Mario Party, Pokemon GO, Super Mario, Texas Hold ‘Em, Tsum Tsum, WoW, 22.

✭ Jesus. For single-handedly saving the world.
✭ Gramma 'Nita for being the sweetest, strongest, most beautiful woman I know.
✭ Daddy for being the first man in my life and the best role model for the kind of man I should love.

“I’m not asking to be loved. I want to love.” -Unknown

"I'm the kind of person who looks to the clouds and says to herself, 'There's a rainbow coming in a little while.'" -Unknown

✭ Current layout made by heartswhisper, original coding by snubbly
✭ Other layouts by southernndolll, original coding by snubbly and starstring; minty_peach; snubbly of paidlays (background/colors altered by me); Fruitstyle designs
✭ Profile code from mintchocolait
✭ Cats mood theme from shadowsong_13
✭ Twilight mood theme from driftingaway

♪♫♪ Life’s like an hourglass glued to the table ♪♫♪

My blinkies with credit can be found in this public entry

P.S. Previously melzie0323