Freelance artist, writer, and poet; also a photographer and musician. Love being creative, animals, computers, cooking, reading/learning, philosophy, and much more.
Artist: Originally traditional but mostly digital now.
- Fantasy & realism; animals (esp. horses) & scenery.
- Make/have made many 1000s of graphics.
Photographer: Photography and photo editing.
Musician: Keyboard player.
Writer/Poet: Philosophy, journaling, stories, quotes, poetry.
Also: an accomplished horsewoman and former equestrian; knowledgeable about animals, their proper care and well being; former canine beautician
and caretaker of pets for many years and active advocate for homeless pets.
Interests: animals, especially horses, being creative, cooking, gardening, flowers, nature, music, using computers, electronics in general, reading, helping others whenever I can, human behaviour, philosophy, learning new things to increase my knowledge base whenever possible in regards to a very wide range of topics. I am never bored!
My hero is my Mom. I worship God, am a proud mom of a beautiful daughter and person, who is a United States Army Servicewoman, am a romantic at heart, am a passionate person and believe anything worth doing is worth giving it your best or don't bother at all, and just because something seems unlikely or improbable, it doesn't necessarily mean it is impossible. ...And my weapon of choice is the “truth”. I will seek it and I will speak it.
I believe: in trust and respect, but these must be earned and then not abused or taken for granted; one's “true” value is not what's in their wallet, but what's in their heart, like the cultivating of values such as compassion, understanding, forgiveness, good ethics and morals, and not only having principles, but standing by them as well, to name some; “true” success can be and is only achieved when others haven't been used, walked on, and dumped along the pathway to and including upon its fruition; everyone is a “work in progress” and so, mistakes are eminent, but we learn by them and only when we are willing to acknowledge them and then are accountable for them; the representing of oneself should not be through one's physical self, but through one's character, integrity, values, heart, and mind; and in equality for all, rights and freedoms are privileges granted and must be respected, protected, and stood up for, both for ourselves and others. These are the “real” traits about a person that impress me as well, along with intelligence, humility, modesty, common sense, and uniqueness of self.
I loathe jealousy, greed, double standards, brown nosing, butt kissing, “fence sitters” (spineless are those who lack the ability to take a stand and stick to it, but rather are ready and willing to alter their stance in accordance to and for their own self benefit without regard to whether it's right or wrong, “flip-floppers”), “cheap talkers” (those who say one thing, but do another; those who say they'll do something, but don't follow through; those who don't “keep their word” period), self gain at the expense of others, the “all about me” attitude, braggarts, non-accountability (shifting blame onto another or others), bullying, lying (particularly for, but not limited to, the purpose of covering up one's own transgressions and lack of integrity, morals, etc.), hypocrisy, stealing from others (including their work, their “earned” credit and credibility), the expecting of respect, trust, and positive recognition without “earning” such, the infringing on the rights of others, the “crying of foul” against another when the one crying is the one guilty of the foul, the “silent” who see and know of a wrongdoing against another or others but choose to turn the other cheek and do nothing to defend a victim or victims, and the using of others for self gain and then dismissing them with malice afterwards especially.
Basically, I am a fair-minded, friendly, outgoing person, easy to communicate and negotiate with, unless: one is trying to pull something over on me, expecting of me what they wouldn't do or tolerate themselves, and/or infringing upon or violating my rights and freedoms. I try to always better myself rather than try to be someone else whom I am not nor can I even be. I make mistakes and have made many along my journey of life, learning mostly the hard way from them. I'm sure I have many yet to make and learn from, but I try not to repeat past ones.
My experiences in life are diversified, negative and positive, some traumatic, some ecstatic, but all are blessings, contributing to whom I am today and instilling a desire within me to always try to better my self worth. I am not a “blind” follower. Instead of simply taking the “easy and most traveled” road, I prefer to forge my own path, even if it is the more difficult one and makes me unpopular, determined by my own life's experiences, good, bad, or in between, and knowledge gained from them, as well as from others' lessons and experiences whenever possible and I believe in sharing knowledge gained with others so all may benefit.
I'm not hesitant... to “think outside the box”, to push the limits to the max as long as I do not bring harm to others and I stay within the law, to stand up for what's right, even if or perhaps especially if I'm viewed unfavourably by doing so. I try to expect the maximum of myself, while the minimum of others, thus inducing less disappointment of/in myself and by/from others. I try not to sweat the small stuff, but violate me, my core rights, and my integrity I have “earned”, and one will be met with a force to be reckoned with most definitely. It's not about revenge or even close, but about the rightful defending and protection of oneself, one's self esteem, respect, and “earned” integrity and no one else has the right to strip me or another of any of these. One can also expect the same should they do likewise against those who are dear to my heart.
I believe there is good and evil in everyone, but the choice of that which we aspire for, lies within ourselves, for we are all also given “free will”, the choice to pursue, be, and exhibit one or the other. Karma is retaliatory. Good begets good and evil begets evil; love and all it encompasses begets the same and hatred begets hatred. I also believe that anyone can change their course of direction, if they harbour the will, the desire within themselves to do so, for themselves first and foremost, because one must be able to respect and care about thyself before one can do likewise with/towards others, and so, I believe that people do deserve second chances to rectify mistakes, bad choices, and decisions made and thus the chance to change their course of life into a more positive and better direction.
Ultimately, we all have pluses and minuses, weaknesses and strengths. If we each concentrate on learning ourselves, so we may recognise and hence know the difference, we can then accept we are not perfect, but rather, we are each a “work in progress” and learn how to sustain our strengths and minimise our weaknesses.
More about me (needs updating): http://www.artsieladie.com/Home/about-artsie_ladie
I am the REAL Artsieladie, whether it be: *Artsie_ladie*, Artsieladie, ArtsieLadie, Artsie_ladie, artsieladie, artsie_ladie or any other way similar.
Oh, one more thing... I am the Artsieladie of www.elftown.com too! In fact the very same who gave to, done for, and contributed so much to both Elftown AND www.elf12.com . However, when I began to learn the truth about the owner of www.heddate.com and the same owner of www.elftown.com and www.elf12.com and www.cathug.com and then tried to get to the bottom of it, I was then made the scapegoat and I was harassed, bullied, tormented, etc. and I was also targeted due to jealousy of one member particularly.
I was threatened by the owner of Elftown.com that if I continued to tell my side of the story, then he would then permanently ban me from the site and therefore, permanently defile my name all over the Internet... which he is now doing (which I have copies/proof of along with SO much other incriminating data). But when someone is invading my privacy, I do not shut up. I will seek the truth and I WILL speak it!
To make a very long and complicated accounting short, I became the target of one's obsessive interest. But since I chose to speak up against the unwanted surveillance and privacy invasion, I, my name and reputation is being slandered all over the Internet, accusing me of lying and making up conspiracy theories, etc. and my work has been stolen from me, because the owner of Elftown refuses to allow me access to MY work. But... data collected and mega of I've collected and documented that is implicating of one "person of interest" trumps the slanderous lying.
For starters, I've begun to reveal the data and info I've saved in this regard and I plan on bringing out more and more truth which will prove that "I" am NOT the one who is lying or hiding the truth, but the person slandering my name is.
For starters, please go to: http://truth-time.elftown.org/ and one can see how the person slandering my name is directly implicated with the tampering of my phone ...and if you go to this link: http://www.elftown.com/_Calls_To_Myself you won't be able to actually "read" the webpage that has data on it implicating this "person of interest", because the "person of interest" placed a password on the page so the public can't see it, but on the Truth-Time link given, I was smart to save it and so even though he thought he could conceal it from the public, I am exposing it anyway. Only a person who has something to hide, conceals the evidence!
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