Ya know, I used to go by "algae" for my initials, lj, and cause I'm a biologist, but I found it kinda creeped people out. Go figure.. So I went back to just plain ole Laurie, which means "winner", maybe a bit more positive than spineless slimy green stuff.

[fuchsia]It's better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.[/fuchsia]