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JANUARY 2016 - Walk For Kids is back and I am heading Team Pursuit of Happiness, raising funds for the wonderful charity Camp Ronald McDonald. Any donation is appreciated and tax deductible. Link is my website above.
I am 30, live in California and was born on Halloween (yes, I enjoy Halloween themed things). I am single with no children (although if my mother had ownership of my womb, she would have a grandchild by now). My bearded dragon, Stryker, was almost 7 years old when she died in March 2015. I now have a beautiful, vibrant beardy named Ickarus (Icky for short). I am on this site mainly for creative writing projects (including penpals, fiction, journaling and prompts) and to learn new crafts.
I used to work for a local newspaper for almost 8 years and was laid off for the 3rd and final time (due to company financial issues, it being a newspaper and all) in August, 2011. I hope to someday find a job that will fulfill my financial needs as well as my need to contribute to the welfare of my surrounding community.
I fully support Camp Ronald McDonald and if you get to know me, you may hear me rave about it. SEND ME YOUR SODA CAN TABS if you'd like. They go towards raising money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities (a portion goes to the camp which is for kids with cancer and their families). I will surely give you a
Music Gods: Tom Petty, David Bowie, DIO, Danny Elfman
Random list of bands/artists I like:
Third Eye Blind
Within the Eddy
Bands I quickly change the station on (dislike for the most part): Metallica, Sublime, and most rap.
Movies I can quote: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Labyrinth, Little Nemo, Hook
Favorite Romance: Life is Beautiful
Others I love:
The Dark Crystal
The Sand Faerie
The Neverending Story
Mario Brothers (the live action movie)
Phantom of the Opera
Rocky Horor Picture Show
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane
But I'm a Cheerleader
I'm a Cyborg But That's Ok
I enjoy psychological movies/thrillers such as Identity, 23, 1408, Momento.
The House of the Scorpion
The Basic Eight
The Girl With the Silver Eyes
The Hunger Games trilogy collections by Shel Silverstein
I have a great story for a book that I started and never finished. Woe is me.
Parks and Recreation
Grimm The Riches
Ru Paul Drag Race
(all of Gordon Ramsay's cooking shows)
Documentaries - mostly about animals and psychology.
*The color green!
*WHITE apparel! I think white is so plain, empty and too easy to mess up (with stains and such)
*Religious items. I'm not religious and I wouldn't want to re-swap the items because I don't want people to assume I am religious and start the circle all over again.
*Scarves. I've never worn a scarf, I like my hoodies, they work just fine.
*I'm not super big on candy.
*MINT and Cinnamon! Yuck, please don't send me mint tea or mint candies. I also don't like how they smell. I have to buy toothpaste that tastes less minty because I hate toothpaste taste. I like vanilla toothpaste. :D
NOTE: I'd prefer not to get things that smell like cigarette or cigar smoke. It causes me to have to separate them from the rest of my swap things because I don't want to smell to contaminate everything. :(
Sushi stuff (miniatures, paper, stickers, whatever!)
Shot glasses from around the world that depict either locations (i.e. state, city) or attractions (theme park, monuments, tourist attraction - jersey devil, lochness, etc.).
PURPLE is my favorite color
Ballpoint pens/felt tip pens/colorful markers (gel pens are hard for me to use since I'm left handed and they smear very easily as I'm writing)
Labyrinth memorabilia (the movie with David Bowie)
Aluminum pull tabs (like from soda cans)
Kawaii or regular stationary (if it's full size pages, I'd prefer lined paper - I write so crooked without guidance), preferably larger than memo size.
Kawaii food! (basically portrayal of cartoony food with human features like eyes, mouth, etc.) ((not real food, just like paper or stickers or pencils with them on it))
Diddl stationery - I cannot find it and really love the grid layout
Hair accessories (ex: bows, clips - I put them on the left side of my head, I'm sad when I buy a clip and realize it's meant for the other side)
Creative writing swaps
(mainly writing things, I am not very artsy)
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I would LOVE those of you who are skilled with ATCs or Inchies to send some of these themes my way. Perhaps a 1-on-1 trade? I'm not too good at ATCs though and have never made an inchie, so maybe a trade for something else. Here's the theme's I'd be most excited to receive: Steampunk
Old style circus/Cirque du Soleil
The Labyrinth Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (esp. The Child Catcher)
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