Lisa Bigelow believes in 3-day weekends and 6-hour workdays (for a start). Among her pursuits are writing, making art, practicing Frisbee, and finding ways to pay rent in the Bay Area. In spite of her underlying suspicion and resentment of computers, she is the web designer and editor of On a Whim. She encourages anyone and everyone to participate in this project.
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Joe Chellman is a restless soul who can’t make up his mind. He’s a drummer and web developer, amateur photographer, enthusiastic cook, voracious reader, and occasional basketball player, in addition to hosting and providing tech support for On a Whim. He grew up in New Hampshire, where there are towns with more critters than people. Sometimes Joe feels like those towns.
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Krista Goebel reads tampon instructions and shampoo bottles to avoid work. She received her sociology degree from Western Michigan in summer of 2001. She believes in opportunity and responsibility and wise choices. She practices none of these regularly and some of them sporadically. Krista’s primary aspiration is to be a brownie baking, slumber party planning, mini-van driving, parent-teacher conference attending, mall shopping, thank you note writing, nap taking, Oprah watching, Martha Stewart resenting, peace appreciating, celebrated soccer mom.
Ben Henty is a typical biped except that he hasn’t mastered the process of putting on pants. He has, however, mastered the process of getting out of the wrong side of the bed. Ben is addicted to caffeine. No, that’s not right. Caffeine is just the cherry on top of his drug of choice: carbonated water. Something about the bubbles on his tongue just does it for him. Ben is exceptionally good at tying his shoelaces.
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Erin Rhodes is a professional actor and freelance writer. Her current project is Tony and Tina’s Wedding, the improvisational dinner-theater comedy, in which she again must kiss a man considerably older than herself. Erin performed in Freesias in Whiskey and Pittsburgh Public Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet during 2001, and she regularly conducts interviews for Pittsburgh City Paper. Erin is the companion of a handsome green teddy bear named Victor.
Mary Wagner is the sort of person who will try anything at least once, and with a smile. She has a degree in chemistry and environmental science; has lived in Finland and visited Las Vegas; and has worked for an urban development firm and a tutoring company. In the creative realm, Mary pursues art and writing, but her greatest passion is dance. She aspires to teach through dance — not just dance itself, but understanding of our world and its science.