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Thursday, June 26th, 2008
1:02 pm - Summer Poetry

Here's a great summer read for teenage girls - I read first it in seventh grade and loved it; now I'm entering college and I still think it's brilliant. Everything is written in free verse, with beautiful illustrations. Highly recommended.

(The video is only a minute long; make sure to turn up the sound.)

Happy reading!

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Friday, January 11th, 2008
10:47 pm
1claimserr очередях и тому подобные неожиданные обстоятельства доказывают нереальность намерения реализовать столь точный план занятий. И в нашем случае клиент видит ограниченность сферы своего влияния; он начинает понимать что пер-фекцпонпзм и чрезмерное чувство контроля не являются подходящими способами обретения признания окружения. Данная стратегия, помимо всего прочего, Медицина , здоровье , заболевания , здоровый образ жизни симптомы , лечение болезней , кардиология , профилактика провоцирует клиента, на сопротивление чрезмерной обязательности и склоняет его к рациональному выбору существенных обязательств. В конечном счете пациент оказывается способным брать на себя риск разочаровать других, если за этим стоит удовлетворение собственных потребностей. Все это позволяет ему реализовать куда более толковые, сулящие успех цели, нежели “осчастливливание других”.

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Friday, January 26th, 2007
7:11 am - Blues4Kali- MetaMythology for the Millennium


What will Winter Solstice bring in

...an instant of Karma? ...an ethereal spiral dance of the collective soul? ... cosmic judgment leveled against civilization's expanse? ...destruction of the world as we know it? ...a chance for a new start? ...the rise and the revenge of the Goddess? or simply another day in the life of paranoia?
These are the false prophesies that your pastor warned you about!

Reality Exchange Program

"Makes DMT seem like a whip-it."

Crazy Bear said there'd be days like this. As usual, no one believed him. Now, all I want to know is: where IS that lifeboat, and how DO I ditch this ship of fools, without any of these bliss ninnies noticing that I'm already gone?

Captain, my ass. We are equal in this sea of madness.

That iceberg is looking awfully big.

New Age Metaphysical Books

Amana Mission is on a quest to save the world, and the only problem is, she can't remember why she got involved with such an obvious scam in the first place. Jesus saves. Christ. What a loser.

Kali kills first, and recycles later.

Hitchhikers, load up for a ride to the Other Side. You may wish you had gone Greyhound.

"What the...?"

*A cranky band of prankster peace warriors who absolutely cannot resist messing with each other's minds, no matter the cost.

*Cocky alchemy-dabbling quantum surfers, navigating the Ethersphere with hand-held computers, switching timelines to find a better party vibe and swap tips about the best temporary toilets for use as interdimensional portals.

*A burnt-out visionary hippie millionaire on a mission from Gaia to build a better "communitopia" by underwriting a convoy carrying telepathic priestesses.

*A wheelchair-bound mindpilot propelling a crystal-powered Seed Bank toward the post-Apocalyptic Garden, with psychic precision...and a predilection for high-velocity extreme driving.

*Hermaphrodite time-jumper fleeing a fate worse than death.

*Anarchist ghettoes where anything goes-except escape.

*Ancient Principals vying like sweatsoaked carpetbaggers for our loyalty as the Final Vote is tallied.

*Long-haired security patrols collecting a cannabis tribute tax from all pilgrims to the Valley of Fun.

*And an underground meat mafia bringing a black magic revival to a bloodless dreamworld gone bland.

All brought together by a secret psychedelic superdrug that tunes users in to reality through the eyes of another archetypal avatar inhabiting a different state of space and time. Mahayana made easy. Budding Buddha natures are running amuck on a virtual superhighway where all roads lead to the Bo tree and singularity.

Twenty-first century Tantra is about more than sex, drugs, and
rock and roll.Confronting the Karma of every wasted breath is only the first step.

Welcome to the End Times. Kali awaits. She already knows who you are.

Do you?

The 21st century counterculture is even weirder than it appears on the surface. This is not your mommy’s MTV Road Rules. Satire Parody and Humor.

Ride along on this mesmerizing, metaphor-packed bus trip toward ecstasy and enlightenment, as three real-time guides-Amana, Sissy, and Deva, let you in on what they learned when they asked what It was really all about, after all.

Become them for a multilevel metafictional tour of infinity and awaken yourself to the miracle-a-minute magic of mighty Mother Kali!

Science Fiction Novel Blues 4 Kali

current mood: indescribable

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Thursday, August 10th, 2006
10:01 am - postofficebox16


postofficebox16.com is an art exchange project, aimed at sharing art without pretention or interference.

jump on board. it's super easy. all you have to do is make a postcard sized piece of art, send it in, and you'll get someone else's back. there are no rules to the art, just as long as it is something that inspires you, or makes you feel good, or makes you think about stuff, or makes you jump up and down, or anything. i can be made with pencils and pens and textas or computers or cutting out magazines. Just go CRAZY.

it's pretty easy, just go to postofficebox16.com

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Monday, December 12th, 2005
2:42 pm - Free books for book lovers!

Would any of you guys be interested in joining a site that allows you to swap books for free?

It's my boyfriend's site and I think he's doing a really worthwhile
thing because it costs him money but he doesn't charge anything. He
set it up in his spare time.

It's called ReadItSwapIt (http://www.readitswapit.co.uk) and it's got
over 500 users now and two thousand books available for swapping.

It really helps to spread literacy, stop waste and recycle books in the UK.

It's the only 100 per cent free site of its kind.

hope you don't mind me posting this, i just thought it might be
something you'd like to know about.

It's a great way to get rid of unwanted Xmas book gifts.

Or if you want to buy a book, you can get it there instead, for free - and it won't waste trees, cos you're recycling old books at the same time.

If you like the idea, please do join and put a link up on your LJ links page to help spread the word - the more people who join up, the more books everyone has to swap with.

If you'd like any more information please feel free to get in

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Thursday, September 1st, 2005
9:39 pm - What to read

I made a service and think you may like it.
It allows you to store list of books you read and/or recommend, using tags to categorize the list.
Then you can see what other people are reading in categories of your interest, e.g. it's like del.icio.us for books.
Service is only starting, so don't expect too much too fast :) but eventually it will become more and more usable as more people add their books there.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2004
11:31 pm

Hello, I'm a new member of this group. I was just browsing groups by searching for "books" under interest. This sounded like a pretty interesting idea, so I thought I would join. I'm posting my snail mail address under a cut below if anyone wants to send me anything.

Here are some basic things about my reading tastes:

Book most recently read: Forever by Pete Hamill. This is really one of the best books I've ever read. And I'm not one of those people who use that phrase often, not at all. It's about a young Irishman who is cursed by an African shaman, and a debt to his dead parents. One curse gives him long life, the other gives his long life a direction. What's so interesting is the concept: that this man lives in Manhattan, and has lived there all throughout its large and varied history watching as the city is built and rebuilt, and how it is shaped through the years, by slavery, the printed word, immigration, poverty, war, jazz, art, even 9/11. And the ending is perfect; many books with high concepts seem to deliver until the very end, where the author clearly couldn't think of a way to conclude the story. Anne Rice's The Witching Hour, while an awesome book up to the final chapters, is a great example of this. However, Forever does not fail from that flaw, but is well written, with a strong story and strong characters.

Some of my favorite authors: Tolkien, Pete Hamill, Neil Gaiman, J.K. Rowling.

Strangest book read lately: The Master & Margarita by Mikhail Bolgakov. This is an old Russian book, a comedy of sorts, about what happens when The Devil comes to town. The first half deals with the havoc he wreaks, but if you can get through that, it's well worth it to read the story of Margarita and her lover, simply named "The Master". And to find out how it all deals with a novel about Pontius Pilate.

Books now reading: Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Maguire, and Brilliance of the Moon by Lian Hearn.

Really, I'll pretty much read almost any fiction, as long as it isn't cheezy romance or just plain scary stuff like "Blueberry Muffin Murder" (which, by the way, is an actual title I found on the bookshelf". So send me a postcard!

My address...Collapse )

current mood: restless

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Monday, June 14th, 2004
2:43 pm - ok people, listen up.


your community: awesome idea.
my presence: perhaps a bit late, it would seem.

sixteen weeks?  really?  no one's said anything for SIXTEEN WEEKS?

well then.

my thoughts when i joined was the usual "ooh,  i like to read" and a little bit of  "ooh, you guys seem cool" but in order for this to work it seems to me that i would have to know something about y'all. 
how could i recommend books to someone i dont know anything about? 
what have you read already?
what would you usually chose for yourself?
how yould you like to branch off from this?
what are you reading now?
who is your favorite author?

ok, so this may be a moot point.  you've all moved on from this particular endeavor, abandoned it for bigger greener whatevers.  but i still want someone to tell me what to read, damnit!  i still like the postcard thing and if you can answer any of those questions, and email me your address, i'll send you a postcard!



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Saturday, February 21st, 2004
12:57 pm

Not sure if you'd still like to play, but here's my address if anyone feels the need to share:

kay wrenn
po box 501
bristow, va 20136

Would love to hear from you.

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Monday, January 19th, 2004
5:58 pm - Hi all.

Hello hello. Just a quick note to introduce myself. Just switched to LJ and this looked like a fun community. Must run, but hopefully will chat soon! ;) Elizabeth

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10:48 pm
green_lipstick hello :0)

im doing a mail art project and i am asking lovely people to send me POSTCARDS!! im making a book out of all my replies for ladyfest exeter which takes place in a few months. if you want to help out please send me a postcard by january 29th with something written on the back , this can be WHATEVER you want, a picture, quote, message, whatever! (i gather some of you wont have a clue who i am but that makes it interesting...!)
please forward this to all of your friends!

thank you& i hope to hear from someone real soon!!

love izzy ox

my postal address ;

watery barn,
ex5 5pn

my email; peppermint_skinny@hotmail.com

ps- im especially looking for people outside ofthe U/K to postcard me. i know this is a lot to ask, but i promise to send you a copy of the zine when its finished :0)

pps- email me your address &i'll reply! oxx

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Monday, December 8th, 2003
7:46 pm

i guess this community isnt too active anymore. thats a shame. i love postcards. I was really excited to have someone to post mail to. Hopefully someone will want a postcard. I think I have some good book recommendations. Don't know if anyone has recommended the before...

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Tuesday, October 21st, 2003
12:56 am

Princess Diana knew she would die in car crash 10 months before death

I loved Diana so much - this is really very spooky. I watched a documentary last week (it was on SBS - did anyone else catch it?) about how all of the stuff from the French inquiry doesn't add up. It's so sad and very scary to think someone could just off a Princess without any hesitation and barely any concern from the British Royals. They didn't even do their own inquest or run the blood samples again.

Gosh, it's so spooky.

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Friday, December 20th, 2002
10:43 pm

hey. i'm a newbie. yay. umm, here's my address;

melanie leblanc
14 frizzell cres.
moncton, nb
e1a 7h8

if you send me something, i'll send you something back.

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Monday, October 7th, 2002
8:47 am - BOOKS!!!

I sent out cards last week and I think I put the title of the book incorrectly. I think I put CRY WOLF, but it should be CRYING WOLF by Peter Abrahams. I am on my way to the mailbox to send off more cards to the 9 people I have addresses for, including miserlou, who has quit the community and I think all of LJ. Sorry I didn't get started on this sooner.

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Saturday, September 28th, 2002
11:21 am - XXOOXX

I got this great postie (Black-Eyed Susans in Maryland) from exesandohs referring me to Road Movies by Lee Ranaldo. I am going to get it and read it if I can find it at the half-price bookstore. I have not sent any posties to anyone yet, but have read some good books lately, so I plan to get started with the referrals right away!

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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2002
1:55 pm

I got my first LitGeek postcard today from craftygurl! It is a picture of a street with a bookstore on it, and a roadsign warning of people crossing the street with their noses in a book. The street reminds me terrifically of Windsor Street, where my favourite used bookstore in Halifax is... and I have to admit, I am certainly not above walking around wth my nose in a book. The quotation on the back is from Lockie Parker, whom I know absolutely nothing about. Something to look into.

Expect a reply soon, m'dear!

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Monday, March 4th, 2002
11:37 am

I'm ready for some good recommendations...

Heather Rourke
42 Gravois, Apt. B
Fenton, MO 63026

I'm also ready to make some.

current mood: chipper

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Sunday, February 24th, 2002
9:40 pm

Might it help people gain the confidence to post their snail mail addresses if I were to mention that I know all of you, and trust all of you, and have never gotten anything unpleasant in the mail from any of you?

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4:45 pm

Yes, PLEASE post your addresses, people!
I've written a few reviews on postcards, but studying for midterms has kept me away from the post office. All of you who have posted your addresses, however, should be watching your mailboxes within the next few weeks.

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