1. Call me Rie. 2. I'm 22 and then some. 3. I read more than I care to admit in passing conversations. 4. I live at home with a dad and a brother, known as Tweedledee and Tweedledum. 5. I'm starting a Master's in Library and Information Sciences next spring. 6. Evolutionary biology and vegan cookery excite me in equal amounts. 7. Hillary Carlip made me a feminist. 8. Sugar gliders, iguanas, and klipspringers are my favorite animals. 9. My friends are my family, too. 10. This journal is friends-only, to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent.