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May. 24th, 2010


Mailing Addresses

I needs them... the mailing addresses... I wants them.

So friends, roman countrymen give me your addresses... there are things that I could mail...I might want to mail them to you.... but I alas I can not with out your addresses :(

So Give them to MEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

pretty please

Ok now back to your regularly scheduled blogging

(now with comment screening power)

Jan. 30th, 2010


southern snow

Snow in the South is  a very magical thing... It only happens once a year... maybe twice...

It comes,  if you are lucky, and lays a soft silent blanket of frozen upon the world... everything freezes.. the bustle of everyday life... perhaps it is harkening back to the days where the world moves at a slow pace in the south... and in this world of air condition and computers we don't have to be slow.. we can race along with the rest of the world... until there is the moment of snow... and we stop...

Today there is a silent stillness.. silent are the cars in their driveways, you can't hear the distant low highway rumble or planes over head, the only sound is the falling "wintery mix" which sounds like a rainstick... more then rain ever does, which is ironic because they are made from desert plants. Perhaps that that is the sound of rain falling on the hot parched desert sand... perhaps there is something sacrad and rare in that sound... the same magic which creates a southern snow.

Geffri sticks his nose deep in any of the footprints he finds.. burring  that long skilled nose of his in what I imagine to be a crisper smell then a normal scent... only the contrast of snow and the scent none of the middle tones... much like my world. The snow has created a stark contrast  between the rounded shapes of snow stark white snow... hiding the things underneath... sharp edges softened by the snow.... and the world that is above the snow... darks shapes... devoid of their normal midtones..sharp crisper outlines of trees.

Today is a Day for books..hot chocolates...fireplaces...warmth...spontaneous adventure...snow men....sledding...forts and snowball fights.

Northerners may know how to drive in snow....this may be nothing....they may "know snow"
But Southern snow is different southern snow has magic

Jul. 20th, 2009


My life according to the Beatles

Stolen from Kat

Using only song names from ONE ARTIST, cleverly answer these questions. Pass it on to 10 people you like and include me. You can't use the band I used. Try not to repeat a song title. It's a lot harder than you think! Repost as "my life according to (band name)"

Pick your Artist:

Are you a male or female:
Lady Madonna

Describe yourself:
Free as a bird

How do you feel:
Fool on the Hill

Describe where you currently live:
Here There and Everywhere

If you could go anywhere, where would you go:
Across the Universe (and join Kat on the Dark side of the Moon)

Your favorite form of transportation:
Day Trippin' with my Ticket to Ride

Your best friend is:
The Eggman

You and your best friends are:
All together now...in a yellow submarine

What's the weather like:
Here comes the sun....good day sunshine

If your life was a TV show, what would it be called:
The Long and winding road

What is life to you:
Magic Mystery Tour

Your last relationship:
I should have known better (we are talk last not current right?)

Your fear:

What is the best advice you have to give:
Let it be.

Thought for the Day:
Every bodies got something to hide except for me and my monkey

My soul's present condition:
We can work it out...with a little help from my friends

My motto:

May. 28th, 2009


Happy Thankful post

So I moved...

must of you know that..... a large portion of you have either helped with packing, helped with paint, or helped with brute force moving of things.... Many props go out to so many people.. I am constenly reminded of the incredible circle of friends I have... so many that it is hard to get enough thank yous to go around... some incredible highlight include suprise icecream showing up at the best possible time .. (Thanks Kay and Kat).... everything getting moved in a little over 2 trips... and a few awesome people hanging around to move things into just the right spot... really I am so overwhelmed with the amount of incredible people I know......and who like me well enough to spend there sunday helping lug my things, many of which lugged my things a year ago.. I am LOVED :)

And then there is the NAMI Walk.. our team raise over 2K, that is twice the goal that a team usually sets.. double the goal!  Another thanks to all those that contributed to the cause.. Will's team rocks :)  And I got to chat with Austin, we work in the same mall, who knew? Anyway another thanks to all

And then to the bragging rights.. at tourney I get my pretty little Kittyhawk... which makes me all grinny..I was holding Dot at the time so she got to come to court. People kept trying to offer to take the princess Dot from me... but I miss her so, so I held her as I got my fabulous scroll complete with a fox juggling eyeballs.. how perfect, thank you Dunstan!

I also was asked to be Baronial Champion.. I am honored, a little scared, feel a lot of pressure to get better cause now I am representing the best barony EVAH...so I got to be able to represent....Honnored that with so many great fencer in the area I was choosen.....Someone said that me and Martha flanking the court was definatly a happy bubbly addition.

Well for now that is all... should get back to work.. and fencing soon :)

Apr. 25th, 2009


(no subject)

Putting things in boxes day! Tomorrow, noonish, or oneish. Whenever.

Apr. 15th, 2009


Many requests and a few updates

Have house... pretty colors in most rooms....new sub-floor... old carpet at dump....new hard woods are being bought.... drove out today found out there is a 20% off sale!!! starting tommorrow.... oh well......I will go get the floors tomorrow!

So I think we are planning on moving the bulk of stuff on Sunday May 3,
the Sunday before (April 26th will be boxing day, or packing party)

So anyone who would like to build up there moving Karma.. please come help... and we will make tasty yummy things appear. And we like trucks cause the bug is a mighty bug... but small and mighty, much like her driver.

Taxes are done, Thank you Mr Obama, we like our new house and our incentive, and that you are trying to do good things with our taxes.

For those that like quizzes best of the INDY is happening at  http://www.indyweek.com, look for vote best of 09 in the banner at the top
Don't forget that Goldworks is awesome and this is a shameless plug for the best jewelry store ever!
www.goldworks-nc.com (incase you want to prove to your self how cool we are)
SO.....Please vote for us today! www.indyweek.com VOTE VOTE VOTE

Speaking of Shameless plugs:
Please come walk with me or support me in walking on MAY 2 for the National Alliance ofr mental Illness in the name of Will. This effects more people then you probably realize

Mar. 31st, 2009


House! Selected inspected detected and not rejected!

I feel like I thought about it and suddenly there was a house... Kinda surreal really...


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we are thinking moving day around April 26 and perhaps a pre-moving cocktail "hello house" party the day before, but there will be more details!

In other news... please donate to NAMI for their walk next month...see my last post for details...

Mar. 15th, 2009


I am doing a Walk in Will's Name

I am doing a walk in Will's name to support Nami (national alliance on mental illness)
If any one would like to join me, support the walk, or pass this information along please do so.

There is information at

The walk is at the Dorthea Dix State Hospital on May 2 at 10am (check in at 9am). It is a 2.3 mile walk.

The blurb that is on the website is cut bellow....please feel free to let me know if there are things I should add/edit ....


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Also would this be ok to post to the keep and such, for those of use who don't keep up with the keep and try not to add to the extraneous post...I know it is not on topic of SCA but effect a lot of people that I am not LJ friended with, thanks

Thanks everyone and I hope we have a great turn out!

Mar. 7th, 2009


Cause I like prezzies...

And agreed to post it for prezzies from ignescent  (hopefully spelled right... evil is the way of spelling)

The first five people to respond to this post will get something made by me.

This offer does have some restrictions and limitations so please read carefully:

- I make no guarantees that you will like what I make.
- What I create will be just for you.
- It'll be done this year (2009).
- You have no clue what it's going to be. It will be something made in the real world and not something over the internet. It may be a mixed CD. It may be a poem. I may crochet, knit or sew something. I might bake you something and mail it to you. Who knows? Not you, that's for sure! [not me either]
- I reserve the right to do something extremely strange.

Here's the fine print:

In return, all you need to do is post this text into a note of your own and make 5 things for 5 others.

Mar. 2nd, 2009



For the second time this year the world of nc is filled with silent contrast.

The stark white against black and the deep winter green of the stately pine trees... all striped of their normal shadings of highlights and shadows. reduced  to a single shade... darkness or light. The only thing spared from the two-tone contrast is the millions of  greys in the sky....where all the highlight and shadows escaped to dance across the atmosphere, made even more vibreant by the lack of hue in the world below.

I love the snow SQUEE

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