fox -- in the snow


I have loved hours at sea, gray cities,
The fragile secret of a flower,
Music, the making of a poem
That gave me heaven for an hour;

First stars above a snowy hill,
Voices of people kindly and wise,
And the great look of love, long hidden,
Found at last in meeting eyes.

I have loved much and been loved deeply —
Oh when my spirit's fire burns low,
Leave me the darkness and the stillness,
I shall be tired and glad to go.

"i have loved hours at the sea" — sara teasdale
hermione -- warm & fuzzy

one hundred things masterlist

So here I was, moping about because the Fandom Appreciation Challenge had ended when, lo and behold! lark posted a link to a new challenge that immediately captured my imagination.

{Take the 100 Things challenge!}

I have lots of different ideas for this, but I forced myself down to two— one fandom-related, one not. If I finish them, then I can move on to one of my other ideas. At least, that's what I told myself. =)

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albel -- you're such a fool

Yuletide 2011 Letter

Dear Wonderful, Perfect, Fantastic, Lovely Writer,

I hope you don't mind long, detailed letters, because, um, that's what this will probably end up being. I've been stalking Yuletide for about two to three years now, and have written countless Yuletide letters in my head, but since this is my first Yuletide, this is also the first time all those words have somewhere to spill out, so. Hopefully you like long letters!

But first, I must stress that I'm a firm believer in optional details being optional. I just know that I'll love whatever you write. Why? Because every fandom I request, I do so because I love them so very much and am dying to see fic for them. You, my dear writer? Are the bringer of that fic. How could I not love it?

Anyways, to make things a little easier for you, here's some navigational links. That way, you don't have to wade through the fandoms you don't know to find the information about the ones you do.

General Likes & Dislikes

The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett | The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton | Mansfield Park - Jane Austen

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fox -- at the speed of light

Trick or Treat?

1) Create a graphic (200 x 200 max size) to represent your personal "candy". It should have your username on it, but otherwise can feature whatever you want. Make it something special since it's self-representative.

2) Make a post with the subject "trick or treat?". Put your "candy" somewhere in it, and be sure to repost these instructions.

3) Then, go around other people's LJs and reply to them with either "trick" or "treat". If you reply with "trick", they will give you an LJ dare that you have to perform before taking their candy. If you're too wimpy for that, simply say "treat" and take their candy.

4) List all your collected candies in your original "trick or treat?" post to show off your collection, being sure not to direct-link!


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