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7th November, 2013. 4:17 pm. Elements: A Card Game for my Guardians of Terra Universe

Rules for Elements (AKA Seeker)

Take the Minor Arcana cards from two or three Tarot decks and combine by shuffling well. The number of decks is dependent on how many players you have; use the larger number with more players.

Deal each player 7 cards to start. The rest of the cards go in a pile in the middle of the table, face down. You are attempting to make matches for your cards, but in elemental opposite pairs.

For example, if you have the Ace of Staves – an Air card – you are looking for an Ace of Pentacles or Coins – the Earth card – to make a pair. Similarly, Wands and Cups pair up, since they are Fire and Water. You would need matching “numbers” for your cards, such as the Two of Staves and the Two of Coins or the Page of Wands and the Page of Cups for a matching pair.

When you have a pair, lay them down face up on the table for all to see.

When your turn comes, if you do not have any matches in your hand you can ask other players if they have a specific match you are looking for. Say you have a Three of Cups in your hand. You would say of the player you ask from, “I seek a Three of Wands.”

If the person you ask does not have a Three of Wands in their hand, they simply say “Go forth and seek the Elements!” Draw a card from pile on the table (where the cards not yet dealt are) and see if you are lucky enough to get a match.

The first person to empty their hand of cards wins the game. Enjoy!

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3rd October, 2013. 11:21 pm.

Last night, I got pissy about the whole government shutdown and Tea Party thing.

So I re-wrote the Declaration of Independence for the modern day, for your viewing pleasure.

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10th September, 2013. 12:32 pm. Posting this here for my writing circle and my friends to read . . .

My entry for Real Simple magazine's 6th Annual Life Lessons Writing Contest. The theme was "The bravest thing I ever did". My piece was titled "Choosing Love" . . .

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8th June, 2013. 2:56 pm. Another piece of poetry to the book series I'm collaborating on.

Hoping to get this published some day. But now? The work continues . . .

The Prophecy of the Seven Songs

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25th September, 2009. 9:59 am. Gods help us all, I am on a roll here

Another World of Warcraft filk, inspired by the madness that is the holiday of Brewfest.

Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you:

Brewfest Diet
(to Zoot Suit Riot by the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies)

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25th September, 2009. 9:56 am. I'm a bad, bad, girl. But I might make you laugh!

Yeah. I'm filking World of warcraft for the love of the gods. But several of my friends thought it was funny, so here goes . . . .

The WoW Noob Song
(dedicated to Bloodtail and Roelstra, for getting me addicted, damn you!)
to the tune of “Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke

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17th February, 2009. 4:14 pm.

May I just say that jango.com rocks my socks?

I love listening to Duran Duran and Tears for Fears while I clean house. Oh yeah, baby!

Current mood: amused.

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16th January, 2009. 10:01 pm. Um, you might want to fire your proofreader . . .

There's a nice Battlestar Galactica ad running on Yahoo's website.

But I really doubt that I'll know what's going on "in less THEN one hour."

Um, guys? It's less THAN one hour.

*winces as the grammatical errors run their nails down the mental blackboard*

Current mood: amused.

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15th January, 2009. 9:19 am. Two Awful D&D jokes to start your day

Q. How many werebears does it take to change a light bulb?

A. Just one, but they have to be a natural lycanthrope to do it.

And even worse . . .

If a druid and ranger open a school to teach people the language of the forest creatures,
is it a Sylvan learning center?

I'm sure our gaming group will come up with more as the hilarity ensues.

Current mood: amused.

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29th June, 2008. 9:39 am. Cobbler time!!

Fresh picked blueberries + good recipe = yummy, yummy, yummy!!

*PDM slinks off to wipe her chin, showing a blue-toothed smile*

Current mood: amused.

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