Michelle C
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  • Silver Spring, MD
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Michelle C and thegeekyblonde are now friends
Jan 20, 2012
Michelle C replied to thegeekyblonde's discussion Vlog Pal? in the group Nerdfighter Pen Pals
"I'd be interested! "
Jan 19, 2012
Michelle C and Ian Patrick Dillon are now friends
Jan 11, 2012
Michelle C replied to Haley Foydel's discussion Who's going to the Bethesda event on Jan 13th?!
"I just found this thread! I'm going to take the red line in from Forest Glen... does anyone know what time we should get to the Hyatt?  ~Shelly ps~ Welcome to your soon to be new home! DC is great. I moved back up here almost two years ago…"
Jan 11, 2012
Adam Maravi and Michelle C are now friends
Jan 7, 2012
Michelle C commented on Michelle C's photo

job offer

"The official behaviorist job offer. After over a year and a half of severe unemployment / under employment since graduating this is awesome."
Nov 10, 2011
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Nov 10, 2011
Michelle C updated their profile
Nov 9, 2011
Michelle C joined Mike "THE YOUNGEST" Dolan's group

David Tennant Fans

Are you a fan of Tennant? Whether you first saw him through Who or Potter, Blackpool or Shakespeare, this is a group for all of you Tennant fans out there.
Nov 8, 2011
Michelle C left a comment for Colby Hall
"Hi. Thanks for the accepting. :) Life is going well. I hang out and watch hulu / play games during the day while I'm waiting for background checks to go through and then teach dancing at night. How's life for you?"
Nov 8, 2011
Michelle C left a comment for Isabella Tyler
"Hi Isabella! I'd love to be pen pals.... and I miss the days when I was an English undergrad (2 yrs as English / Biology double major before the lack of sleep made me choose one). Shoot me an email at  to figure…"
Nov 8, 2011
Isabella Tyler left a comment for Michelle C
"Hey Michelle! I saw your post in the pen pal group. Are you still looking? Your job sounds amazing and I'd love to hear more about it, although I'm afraid all I have to offer in return are stories of life as an English Literature…"
Nov 8, 2011
Colby Hall left a comment for Michelle C
"Hey, thanks for the friending. Nice to meet you. How's life?"
Nov 7, 2011
Michelle C replied to Joshua R Brant's discussion Introductions in the group 20Plus
"Name: Michelle CareyYoutube Handle: MiaLuce777 (It's sad an only has some vids from my field work)NerdType: Bio-NerdPrimary Nerdizms: Reading constantly, expanding my music collection, catching up on scientific journals, calligraphy, video…"
Nov 7, 2011
Michelle C joined Joshua R Brant's group


This group is for nerdfighters who are in their twenties or older.Nothing against teenagers, but us old folks need a place for us old folks :P<-------There's a new group picture for you guys to figure out.See More
Nov 7, 2011
Michelle C joined tievlos's group

Calvin and Hobbes nerdfighters

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Nov 7, 2011

Profile Information

What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Biology nerd, biblio/audiophile
About Me:
Animal behaviorist by day, ballroom dance instructor by night, and occasional wildlife educator on weekends.

My old mentor/ professor said I was "tenacious, passionate, and ever curious... a splendidly dangerous combination in one so small" when asked to describe me.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Anything on mythology, folklore, religion, behavior (human and animal), the environment, (auto)biographies of interesting people (Charlie Chaplin and Doc Holiday are my current faves), Alexander Dumas, Frans DeWaal, W.B. Yeats, Shakespeare (esp. Love's Labour's Lost), Mark Twain, Maureen Johnson and of course John Green to name just a few. This is a seriously small sample size.
One of my goals in life is to have a library in my house with bookshelves up to the ceiling and one of those fantastic rolling ladders. I was ruined by "Beauty and the Beast"

My movie library isn't nearly as impressive but Turner Classic Movies gets a fair bit of my paycheck. The Kid (Chaplin) and The Princess Bride are tied for my favorite movie of all time. Blazing Saddles (all Mel Brooks for that matter), Spinal Tap, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Death at a Funeral, An Affair To Remember, Invictus, Swing Time, An American in Paris, Silence of the Lambs, Adventures of Don Juan, Serenity, and The Muppet Movie... this could go on forever.

Music: I have over 200 cds (I like having the booklets, even if it dates me) and over 50 GB of music. I love Tchaikovsky, Eric Claption, Etta James, BB King, Juanes, Aerosmith, David Bowie, John Williams, Michael Buble, Jane Monheit, Adele, Great Big Sea, tons of soundtracks from movies and broadway musicals... Pretty much anything but screamer metal makes me do a happy dance.

I'm lucky enough that my job encourages me to constantly be looking for new music to bring to the dance studio. So I'm always on the look out and happy to hear suggestions.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
My sunglasses. They live there. Seriously, I have a dent where they go.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
Desmond Tutu or Nelson Mandela. I don't know about Madiba, but the Archbishop is hilarious.
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
Dancing Foxes Tango Box Abominably

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At 9:53am on November 8, 2011, Isabella Tyler said…
Hey Michelle! I saw your post in the pen pal group. Are you still looking? Your job sounds amazing and I'd love to hear more about it, although I'm afraid all I have to offer in return are stories of life as an English Literature undergrad...
At 6:11pm on November 7, 2011, Colby Hall said…
Hey, thanks for the friending. Nice to meet you. How's life?

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