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I'm scattered to the four winds, but, I do Memes, so therefore, apparently, I am.

1. What's your song of the moment?
I Blame Hobbit and Bunni, but Air Guitar by The Republic Tigers, and Mr. Hurricane by Beast.

2. What are you wearing at the moment?
A ridiculous black velvet bucket hat, a gray shirt with long black sleeves, underpants, worn out shoes, and mismatching socks. I SHAN'T Discuss the subject of my absent pants. ...Fuck, I'm cold.

3. If you could have a shopping spree anywhere, where would it be?
I haven't the Fuckingest idea. I'm probably going to need more tea by the time this week is through, does the grocery store count?

4. What is your favorite book?
I'm rather fond of my well-worn copy of "Shakespeare's Insults".

5. What's the last place you went on vacation?
What is this thing you call a Vacation? ....Well. There was going back to the Schmidt House last summer and drawing a CRAPLOAD of stuff. That count?

6. What do you drink the most?
I haven't been paying attention. At least I'm still hydrated...more or less.

7. Is there a useless thing that you cannot brace yourself to throw out?
*looks hunted* I...I have a box. One of those silly tupperware things you stick craft materials in or something, Full of random little things. Like, fake cigarettes, and crayons, and two halves of a destroyed clear gel hi-ball that magnifies things when you set them down on surfaces, and...painted stones and incense that I've never burned, and keys that open Nothing, and broken watches, and ring boxes with jewelry in them that I never wear, and a Washcloth with a little sheep on it and a wooden box of worry dolls, and little glass things, and lame hippy glasses and a tarot deck and runestones and a lock of hair and a couple of fake tattoos and stickers and Bones and Marbles and a clay skull and a swiss army knife and little pop-cap candy tins and scented candles and old lighters and a tormented old mannequin and old corny pewter keychains I've had since high school and random things I've picked up off the street and put in my pockets and beach glass and...

....Uhm, yeah. >_>;

8. Who was your first big crush?
*Snrk* Goofy boy from California named Jessie Sword. Only Sixth Grader in my school with Purple Hair. I still remember how it felt when I elbowed my way past him through a crowd as an excuse to touch him without looking interested or creepy. *grins* My awkward, scruffy little prepubescent self was on a wordless, floaty little cloud the rest of the day, that stuff was better than nitrous oxide.

9. What did you want to be when you grew up?
A Truck Driver.

10. What is your favorite place in the world?
Right now, I really, really like walking along the Willamette River where all the old industrial urban decay meets the water, and ferns and moss grow out of concrete walls that once upon a time might have been painted red or gray, and gates and wooden planks squeak at the touch when pushed and stepped on, and dandelions poke out of the rusted, bolted-down bases of huge anchor ties, and the ever changing water levels serve to submerge and uncover drowned forests of old Dock posts, and cormorants roost on the surreal metal and wood structures, and you can play music along the wire fences while enormous loading structures of concrete and steel shutter past your moving vision like a projector as you see it in glimpses through the plastic slats that serve to conceal the view. Run on sentence, but dammit, I don't want to break the vignette.

11. What would you change about the world if you could?
Teleports, Dammit.

12. What color do you like the least?
Salmon Pink.

13. What would you do for a Klondike bar?
What would you do for my Imaginary COCK in your eye?

14. What kind of person do you think the person who tagged you is?
The first one uses his well-maintained aura of Mystery as both a front and a fashion accessory, and rocks the hell out of it both ways. The second one would be a genuine force on this planet if life hadn't cleverly mangled and stunted her self-confidence and sense of self-worth.

15. What are you afraid of?
....You know, the fact that things get blurry at night has been worrying me for a while now. That's all that's currently coming to mind at the moment.

16. What's your favorite item of clothing?
Thick green trenchcoat my mother gave me a long time ago.

17. What are you into right now?
Faaar too much, and I'm dropping a lot of balls as a result.

18. What did you do today?
Oh, let's not talk of today. Today damn near killed me...I got given a little treasure though, that I'll put in my box, so that was good.

19. What do you want?
...I kinda want to hide somewhere.

20. What should you be doing right now?

21. What's the meaning behind your LJ username/name/nicknames you go by?
It's a bastardization of the word "Greymalkin", which I remember really liking when I first watched Macbeth. Alas, the Internet had already claimed that, but Grimmalkin was still available. I kinda liked the translation of "Grandmother Cat". The word sounded nice, and I adore the nickname Grimm, it feels comfortable and pleasant to answer to. My real name was apparently my father's fault, and is remarkably common; I suppose mine was a generation where an alarming number of parents wanted to name their daughters after Greek Prophetesses doomed to see the future and never be believed by their peers, because they turned down a Sun God's amorous advances. My middle name was my mother's fault. She tells me 'Joy' Is something I can aspire to. Damn Hippies.
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Eine Kleine Schadenfreude

If I have to hear or read about or discuss or write in unnecessarily copious amounts about Walter Fucking Benjamin one more time this term I am going to slam my face down onto a xerox machine until I crack the glass, gush blood from my nose, and run that fucker out of paper and toner.

How do you like that for Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, jackass?!

*coughs* mmkay, I'm done. Honest.
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You're all Talking about it, I'm just chiming in.

HA HAAH! HELLO TO YOU, 18-30 year old Age Bracket, Nice to be here! *punches fist in the air*

SO. We all got off our asses and voted.

*grinning* And the People were heard. Everyone ready for the next round?
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Haiku2 for grimmalkin
i don't see or
hear it there's a flash of
something large behind
Created by Grahame

In fact, almost scarily so.

We'll see if I can stick around this time.
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Well, shortly after going stir-crazy, a lot of things happened.

*Talked with my family

*Got to SEE my family!

*Got a new apartment, holy hell WHAT?

*Finished up some stuff, still working, but the blockage is removed.

*Had a Zombie Dream. Fan-tabulous.

God I feel better now.
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I sit here in Hunter's apartment, wearing out a new artist with my ears, and once again...thinking.

Chewing on the gristle, so to speak.

I have several images I wish to have finished soon, and that seems to be going well...but at this moment I have experienced a flatline in enthusiasm.

On The Old Toshiba laptop, I have several written stories that are progressing nicely, helping me work out some of the kinks in my mind...but I have also experienced a bit of a flatline there.

It would be lovely to take a walk, but I would be leaving this house alone and unlocked, and I'm not sure Matt and Hunter would appreciate that.

I would probably be in Sun River right now, if Hunter hadn't nabbed the job at Winco. Frankly, I'm relieved.

I MISS my family. A lot.

I just got off the IM with a gay man who has asserted to me that I'm too self-aware to be a Girly Girl, and too self-absorbed to be a dyke. I'm not androgynous in appearance, but I am androgynous in personality.

Fascinating...can I just be a damn human being now, without worrying about what Spare Parts I best plug into?

I sit here, trying to decide what to do now. I'm bucking against the thought of getting STUCK again. I'd call someone, just to throw words off them and see what happens, but I haven't charged the phone.

I just finished off a couple of hash-browns. I swear I didn't even taste them.

Stir Crazy.

Stir Crazy.


That does it, I'm taking a walk.
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Ohhh, irony.

Getting suspended from an art gallery for a week is not usually something I'd imagine myself doing...much less for posting a chain letter, which I'm not a fan of...

But that is precisely what happened.


*shrugs* ah well, each year always begins with a strange note here and there. Maybe this is 2008's.
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Album Meme

Stolen from Tanya:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random
The first article title on the page is the name of your band.

2. http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3
The last four words of the very last quote is the title of your album.

3. http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days/
The third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.

4.Use your graphics program of choice to throw them together, and post the result as a comment in this post. Also, pass it along in your own journal because it's more amusing that way.

Damn right I'm not going fast enough...fuckers. Funniest part of the name is the Desert theme I've had lately, and the fact that I grew up in driving distance of the Agate Desert.
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Yearly Synopsis - 2007

That time of the year again, so I'm back on Livejournal for the space of some introspection. Pardon the clutter.

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Tell you the truth, I don't really even know what to say about this year in retrospect. I did a lot of thinking, a lot of walking, and a lot of drawing. I processed a lot.

I can say for certain, though, that I am a different person now than the person who I was at the beginning of this year. I think the accurate response to this was that this year was one of great emotional change.

*smiles* I wonder what will happen from here...?
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Things I did today:

Drew a little gift for my roommate's daughter, in response to a little note she left on my computer.

Ate a huge dinner.

Talked with the Von Dehns as we helped Hilly do Santa Duties.

Traded OC gifts between myself and the Y!goons...

Had fun.

No seriously. No presents, no stress, no nothing. This was one of the coziest, friendliest, most laid-back Christmases I've had in a long time.

Happy Birthday, Jesus.