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the limbo of lunary souls..
a ghost.. a real ghost.. has no need to die.. what is he except a being without access to the universe that he has not yet managed to forget? <br > ~ randall jarrell
Interests: atoms for peace, vintage holiday, halloween, fisher price, golden books, golden magazine, jack & jill magazine, vintage halloween, classic toys, vintage children's books, midlake, decemberists, sea wolf, sparklehorse, eels, radiohead, art, vampires, gothic, horror, edgar allen poe, victorian, lewis carroll, depression, nick drake, goth, movies, photography, cats, psychology, psychotherapy, comics, poetry, elliott smith, autumn, tim burton, classic movies, weight loss, dieting, alice in wonderland, thom yorke, opeth, american mcgee's alice, expressionism, eating disorders, ed's, anorexia, agoraphobia, si, self injury, gumby, collectible toys, vintage wonder books, cemeteries, taphophilia, elder scrolls, grimm, american horror story, walking dead, tin toys, rpg, self harm, anxiety, social phobia, nightmare before xmas, weight control, weight, art clokey, davey and goliath, squirrel nut zippers, lenore, carousels, edwardian, steampunk, indie music, vintage toys, sms, self-mutilation, disorganized attachment, fearful avoidant attachment, attachment disorder, insecure attachment, psychoanalysis, selbstverletzung automutilatie, dark rides
Recent Activity
i'm an avid fan of bloodborne & from software's dark souls games ~ they started out with demon's souls which won the 2009 best ps3 game of the year award for best rpg ~ i tried it out ~ i was looking for something like my favorite game of all,... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at lost & found vintage toys
now at the verrry end of the ghost gallery quarantine area: curiosities ~ i just love tiny vintage treasures.. use an old laptop or non-apple device with firefox or google chrome to hear the soundtrack, which features toxic, ghost & various family members & ancient sound bytes.. well i bashed my left kneecap, on apparently the door of death, just trying to get a bottle of water, so i'm relegated to my chair, helpless & squashed with kitties, the stairway being nearly impossible for me today.. i'm a danger to myself in my old age. w.e.i.n.
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another fantasy game today ~ board game style this time ~ shadowlord ~ the cards ~ the dice ~ pieces ~ characters ~ rulebook ~ 1983 ~ the legend of the starlord ~ we haven't played this one yet ~ more pieces ~ more tomorrow ~ bren Continue reading
Posted yesterday at lost & found vintage toys
another d&d style game today ~ wizard's quest by avalon hill ~ it's a vintage treasure hunt ~ cards ~ punch out pieces ~ this one uses normal dice ~ order forms ~ vintage 1979 with free atari games! ~ more like this tomorrow ~ bren Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
back to games this week ~ the classic role-playing game that started them all ~ dungeons & dragons by wizards of the coast ~ toxic had a boyfriend who played d&d back in the day ~ & she was fascinated but never asked if she could play too ~ you... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
a vintage primer today ~ work & play with numbers ~ from 1912 ~ another ginn & company book ~ can you count the leaves? ~ a toxic favorite vintage rhyme ~ pounds & ounces ~ 7 sheep & 1 sheep are 8 sheep ~ this little pig ~ i... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
last saturday morning i posted classic cartoon collector glasses with simon bar sinister ~ well it's saturday morning cartoon time again ~ & here he is in his bobbler form ~ a wacky wobbler to be precise, like the gumby bobblehead i posted here before ~ watch out sweet polly... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
some mystery items for this special day ~ these tiny boxes contain world's smallest versions of vintage classic toys ~ but you don't know which one you've got till you open it up ~ yay! i was super lucky to have plucked just the toy i was looking for ~... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
two more kid's card games today ~ harry potter fans choose your house ~ for the quidditch card game ~ catch the snitch & go for a score ~ instructions ~ more harry potter here ~ from mattel ~ or you could try the great dalmuti ~ the cards ~... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
more kid's card games today ~ wild rumpus from briarpatch is based on maurice sendak's where the wild things are ~ i once painted an old scene i liked from this classic book for my gallery at gumbyland ~ toxic also enjoyed playing the xbox 360 game based on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
i confess i remember the giant claww.. lol
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back to games for now ~ kid's meal card games toda... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
i've posted uncle wiggily stories here before ~ this one is from 1943 ~ read the stories & color the pictures ~ 11 stories ~ from the american crayon company ~ & there's a kitty ~ this one is left still uncolored ~ by howard r garis & illustrated by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
any child of the 70s will remember these ~ vintage cartoon character collector glasses from the pepsi company ~ toxic had some of these at home, mostly looney toons characters ~ here's snidely whiplash from the dudley do-right cartoon ~ wendy witch from the casper harvey toons ~ & simon... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
so why are flintstones vitamins still a thing? ~ do your children even know who these cavemen are? ~ toxic grew up with the flintstones, but now looking back i can only see how un p.c. much of the show is.. lol ~ well, they are only cavemen ~ so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
i think the eternal headache has gone? btw interesting conversation in the comments of late at this blog: especially relevant to those with attachment issues.. p.s. to see what remains of our old psychconnection forum look left in the sidebar for the link.. p.p.s. hell is just a change of scenery..
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2018 on darker places at snowball in hell
it's vintage vinyl flashback friday ~ some more of mr dad's favorites today ~ chicago & the doobie brothers ~ classic 70s fm ~ reminds me of socal ~ yes ~ roundabout ~ whatever happened to these guys? ~ dan fogelberg & tim weisberg ~ twin sons of different mothers... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
is it a carrot? ~ hey, it's pick-up sticks! ~ a classic vintage game ~ see the giant version here ~ by steven 1982 ~ here's an old vintage checkerboard ~ one of the first games toxic learned to play ~ milton bradley ~ hi q was a toxic favorite... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
i don't always care about the contemporary coloring books for grown-ups that have become a craze ~ this one is an exception ~ because come on, edvard munch's the scream, van gogh, the mona lisa ~ i had to buy this masterpieces coloring book ~ use the color-by-number guide or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
yesterday's game taken to a new level ~ pictionary party edition has a nice big erasable style board to draw on ~ with card attached card holder ~ for team play ~ from 1989 ~ more games to come ~ bren Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
ghost added a favorite at From Zombos' Closet
Apr 3, 2018
back to board games ~ first edition pictionary from 1985 ~ get your pencils ready ~ if you like to draw this may be the game for you ~ & if you're not very good at drawing it may be even more fun ~ some old game drawings ~ this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
switching on a light i am in love with 2 songs. both are of course, sung by thom yorke.. present tense this dance this dance is like a weapon is like a weapon of self defense self defense against the present against the present the present tense i won't get heavy don't get heavy keep it light & keep it moving i am doing no harm as my world comes crashing down i'll be dancing freaking out deaf, dumb, & blind in you i'm lost in you i'm lost i won't turn 'round or the penny drops i won't stop now won't slack off or all this love will be in vain stop from falling down a mine it's no one's business but mine or all this love has been in vain in you i'm lost in you i'm lost in you i'm lost in you i'm lost & desert island disk now as i go upon my way so let me go upon my way born of a light born of a light the wind rushing 'round my open heart an open ravine in the spirit white totally alive in the spirit light through an open doorway across a street to another life & catching my reflection in a window switching on a light one i didn’t know totally alive totally released waking, waking up from shutdown from a thousand years of sleep yeah you, you know what i mean you know what i mean? you know what i mean standing at the edge of you you know what i mean you know what i mean you know what i mean.. different types of love different types of love different types of love are possible are possible are possible are possible.. we took another long drive yesterday, down through oregon city & on to salem, to cemeteries for more photos to add to my cemeteria album. & more incredible trees for my january trees album ~ the day started off rocky ~ married to someone with a.d.d. for 30+ years now, i understand mr dad's limitations & forgetfulness, & as someone who desires harmony in my relationships i try to show him all the patience i can.. but he affords me very little if any back, which is very hard. my ocd makes it tough enough to live with mistakes, even small ones. i live in fear of them. miscommunication is hallmark with attention deficit disorder, reactivity & arguments come so easily as mr dad has a time limit for any given subject of conversation, combined with low frustration tolerance & the projection that comes from his own lifetime of making mistakes.. i am always trying to get along & usually we're fine. but venturing out after my long illness, still carrying this worrisome neverending headache, felt treacherous.. & speaking of song lyrics, remember that old song 'a.d.d. & o.c.d. live together in perfect harmony..'? NOT. marriage in these circumstances can feel like dog years, which i why i figure i am really about 399 years old. anyway, i'm not someone who trusts, & with all my health issues just walking amongst humanity, washing my hands & trying to eat away from home are all anxiety triggers that become a tragic comedy all their own.. finally getting out there into the trees just about makes me cry. is it the pink moon's effect? in my older age i feel fragile to the point of ridiculousness, it's kinda pitiful. & nature is my detox for the soul. those trees & hidden creatures we spy on save me. that & my music, yeah i won't go anywhere very far without radiohead there to comfort me. now i get it that my isolofilia is due to being infj, but living so socially isolated as someone long affected by self-esteem issues & dissociation is a serious challenge. i've come far, i know, i have a self-destruction problem that was nearly the death of me that still lurks. now if/when the bad self-talk shows up i see it as a red flag to try to take better care of myself instead. but i'm someone who treads lightly into this strange new ground called self love.. as we were driving past a sign marking the halfway point between the north pole & the equator i was listening to the words thom was singing, & feeling a bit encouraged..
Toggle Commented Apr 1, 2018 on darker places at snowball in hell
happy easter! ~ how often do we get easter & april fool's all in one day? ~ for the occasion i thought i'd share this harry freese real animal book ~ the big bunny family album ~ barney bunny & his family ~ i've posted other harry freese real animal... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys
so have you picked up any mister rogers stamps yet? ~ mister rogers commemorative stamps are now available at your post office ~ i mean, stamps are really just stickers, with a practical use, so an excuse to buy them ~ here are some first day of issue special postmarks... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at lost & found vintage toys