Give me a current character of mine and I will list for you their:
01.) Full name?
02.) Best friend?
04.) Favorite color?
05.) Relationship status?
06.) Ideal mate?
08.) Last sexual experience?
09.) Favorite food?
11.) Favorite music?
12.) Biggest fear?
13.) Biggest fantasy?
14.) Quirks in bed?
15.) Bad habits?
16.) Biggest regret?
17.) Best kept secrets?
18.) Last thought?
19.) Worst sexual/romantic experience?
20.) Biggest insecurity?
I should be doing more to help.
March is always an ugly month in my own book, the time of year when I find myself truly wanting a drink again. There's an anniversary to be observed, the knotted tangles of blood relations to be prodded at, and the ever-distressing holiday wherein I am reminded that alcoholism and being Irish go hand in hand in many people's minds. Bridgie's birthday at the beginning of the month was unfortunately lackluster due to all that's been going on, and I feel badly for that.
Amidst the chaos I shall continue to practice escapism through roleplay. I'm enjoying plyaing The Shadow (evillurks), although the plot has stalled somewhat, again due to the chaos of our lives. I shall try to revive it.
I was reminded I've been tagged on a meme, some time back last month. I believe I'm meant to tag others, but I shan't. Anyone who wishes to do the meme may, and you're allowed to alter any questions you'd like.
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We shall see what tomorrow holds, what with the voting worries.
additionally, I shall play. Should the legal authorities come to fetch me away and you see me in the back of a police car, what would I likely be arrested for?
|You do not feel nervous in social situations, and have a good impression of what others think of you, however you feel enraged when things do not go your way. You are sensitive about being treated fairly and feel resentful and bitter if you think you are being cheated. You are not prone to spells of energetic high spirits. You tend not to express your emotions openly and are sometimes not even aware of your own feelings. You do not like to claim that you are better than other people, and generally shy from talking yourself up, however you are not adverse to confrontation and will sometimes even intimidate others to get your own way. You are well-organized and like to live according to routines and schedules. Often you will keep lists and make plans.|
UK ugg boots
How interesting. I wouldn't say that it's spot on, but it's a reasonably fair assessment. It claims that I'm angry when things don't go my way, which I don't believe is a habit of mine... I do have a temper, and I've been known to lose it, but not for that reason.
Hm. Except that I do not 'squee'.
The computer is acting rather poorly, but perhaps it has some idea what time it is, and means to convince me to sign off and try sleep again.
It vexes me that the term 'pimp' has become a common verb in modern speech.
( quizzes & whatnot )
That last does not surprise me, but likely it's a hint that I should go lie down again. I wish you all a very good Saturday morning, and hope that yours starts much later than mine has.
In answer to ursa_mater, my favourite author would have to be Rudyard Kipling, and there is nothing of his I do not enjoy reading. From the passionate world of the Jungle Books to simple essays on his days in journalism, everything he has written has a certain feel to me of coming home. This has nothing to do with India, where I have never been, but with a sort of connection I feel to his writing style and perspective of the world. My collection of his works is, at the moment, incomplete, but I have also begun to run into duplication of a number of stories from various collections of his writing. I am also in mourning at present for a lost copy of Stalky & Co., a paperback of advanced age with a cover that had nearly come off.
Christopher Morley is an author I dabbled in reading before, and have recently rediscovered with a passion. He lays open the thoughts and feelings of the perspective character in his longer works, so that one feels they relate to them even if you have nothing in common with their personality. There’s a very timeless quality to his writing, and he very successfully throws in delightful surprises of plot, even absurdly fantastic twists that make me chuckle out loud. I don’t feel the fondness of familiarity with his works that I do with Kipling’s, but I’m rapidly collecting everything I can and have yet to find any writings of his that disappoint me.
I suppose where it’s the people in Morley’s writing that draw me, it’s the environments in Kipling’s. In every work of Kipling, even the short stories, I have a sense of being drawn into a place and time, so that the world he describes is laid out before me. He takes pains to add explanatory details so that one feels one belongs to the world he has presented. This utter immersion in the text is, to my mind, the ultimate success of a work of writing.
My own style is influenced by too many things to closely resemble either author, although I suspect that I would come closer to Morley than Kipling in many respects. I am fond of environmental detail but I often find myself stripping it down for the sheer sake of readability, a sign that I am not nearly as successful in it as I would like. Like so many practicing in any artistic field, I have made attempts at copying various authors stylistically in different pieces of my own. I’m sorry to say I have not written much or well in some time, and am trying lethargically to get myself back into the habit.
I suppose that I should try the bed again, or perhaps return to the latest work of Morley that I obtained only today. Writing done at a late hour, while sometimes seeming perfectly brilliant by the feverish lamplight, tends to look lackluster in the light of day.
I do not guarantee it will be an open post, but I believe nearly everyone who reads this journal is on the friendslist in any case.
There are other things I could be posting about, such as the current state of insomnia or the misery of March, but at the moment I lack the energy. This is never a good month for me, and this year seems particularly bad. I'm willing to discuss it with anyone who wants to know why, but I don't feel up to rambling about it for my own sake.
( Life events meme )
Bloody hells that was difficult. I fear that the older one is, the more of the minor incidents of life one forgets. On the other hand there are a large number of items listed I have not done. Likewise, I can certainly come up with a number of things not listed at all which I would consider worthy of note, or items which could be altered to suit.
2) Left or right handed?
3) Favourite letters to write.
4) Least favourite characters to write.
5) Write "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."
6) Tag 5 people.
Not my best, scanned badly, and I refuse to tag.
I'm afraid I will not be doing the character meme, entertaining as it may be, due to the fact that I have only ever had four characters online, five or six at a stretch. I am enjoying reading answers, however.
New Year's Eve was quiet and peaceful, spent with movies and a brief tuning in to see the Time's Square ball drop.
Today is incredibly windy, and I took a long walk in it with the music player, singing at the top of my lungs into the cold. Simply wonderful.
I'm at work still on a belated Christmas gift, my first altered book really. I will scan the pages and cover and make a post once it's completed, especially as it's meant to be an in-character gift from Thorn to Courtney.
A quiz from Donya's journal, because it looked interesting. I ought to take up the weekly quiz habit.
1. When did you "lose your innocence"?
I'm unsure if this is intended to mean one's virginity, or the more ethereal concept. It was a very long time ago in either case, when I was too immature to value either.
2. Would you say you have an accent?
I do, although I would not say nearly so extreme a one as those around me might. I'm fairly close to speaking the Queen's English, but I realize there are traces of a half-dozen other places mixed in, which are the bits I would call an accent. I've gone a bit Americanized over the years, with hints of New York, Ireland, South Africa, and I'm not entirely certain what else. I have traveled widely.
3. Do you hope to be married (married again if divorced)?
Again, in my case, and yes. I should hope to be far more successful this time.
4. If you could take one technology to a desert island (the obvious satellite phone excluded), what would it be?
I'm very fond of those little MP3 Players these days. If I could bring something non-technological, it would certainly be my current family.
5. What is the last activity you bought a ticket for?
Collectively, the Nutcracker ballet, and before that there were the plane tickets. Personally, I couldn't say. I tend to convince others to buy tickets...
Reply to this and I will...
1)Tell you why I friended you.
2)Associate you with a song. I dislike movies, and cannot associate people with them on command.
3)Tell a random fact about you.
4)Tell my first memory of you.
5)Associate you with an animal.
6)Ask something I've always wanted to know about you.
7)Does anyone remember chain letters? Do those still circulate? I do not feel the need to force any meme to perpetuate, as they tend to be perfectly capable of it regardless. I ask that you post this in your own journal if you're interested in giving the answers.
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Give me some lyrics (Just a few lines, please. A stanza if you must) and I will write you a small thing about one of YOUR characters and one of MY characters. Even if they have never met ever.
You're The Fellowship of the Ring!
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Facing great adversity, you have decided that your only choice is to
unite with your friends and neighbors. You have been subject to a ton of squabbling and
ultimately decided that someone humble is your best candidate for a dangerous mission.
You're quite good with languages and convinced that not all who wander are lost. If you
see anyone in black robes on horseback, just run. That's just common sense.
Take the Book Quiz
at the Blue Pyramid.
Rey bothered me a while back to take a personality quiz she got through work, so I am hoping that taking this version will appease her.
Harry Potter Personality Quiz by Pirate Monkeys Inc.
I suppose I'll go lie down again.
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I will get to writing again shortly, and eventually there will be art book pictures. It's turned out to be a more time-consuming process than I had originally imagined, but fascinating and enjoyable despite my impatience.
In other news, I'm finding myself somewhat distressed over the Middle Area High roleplay community. My last three posts have gune utterly unanswered, while all the posts around mine recieve replies. People seem fairly willing to interact when I reply to their posts, so I'm really not certain what the trouble is. I'm aware that the janitor version of Thorn can be slightly difficult to interact with, but I've tried to make my posts as open and approachable as possible. I'm not sure whether posting in the OOC board or writing to the mods is my best course of action to puzzle this out. I'm open to advice.