I'm a 30something computer programmer who lives in the country 20 miles from Urbana, IL.
I've been attending science fiction conventions since 1978 and performing at filks since 1981.
My current consuming passion is tigers and other exotic felines. No, I do not own any; I am not in a situation to own one responsibly, and I respect the animals too much to put them at the risk of an irresponsible owner. I volunteer weekly at Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Center Point, IN.
Just to make it generally known: I consider the public entries in my journal public; I am happy if people I don't know come by and read them, and even happier if they comment. However, I generally don't friend people until I feel like I know them somewhat well in real life. You're welcome to friend me, as long as you won't be offended if I don't reciprocate.