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ghost
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? ~ 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
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card game nights were a regular thing at toxic's house ~ we usually had standard bee playing card decks like these ~ now i have these cats of the world cards ~ printed in belgium in 1996 ~ with different breeds of cat on every card ~ back in the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at lost & found vintage toys
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Yesterday
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i'm declaring it autumn here in portland, heatwave over, back to rain yesterday & i'm on pumpkin watch now, counting the days till Halloweeeeen!! ~ due in part to this fun saturn press packet sent to me by a friend ~ she's been hiking up in swan's island, maine where... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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have you seen the new gumby & pokey bendy toys? ~ they are positively teeny tiny! :D ~ again from prema & superimpulse toys ~ there are a bunch of other new fun mini toys as well ~ i ordered mine up at gumbyworld where they always throw in a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
papercutz comic book #2 cover & new gumby toys @@ it's an all gumby weekend here at the lost & found so check back tomorrow too! http://friendlyghost.typepad.com/lost_found_vintage_toys/2017/08/new-stretch-gumby-toy.html
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on gumby! at lost & found vintage toys
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there's a brand new gumby toy & he's taken flexibility to a whole new dimension! ~ it's a ginormous stretch gumby :D ~ the guys are fighting over him ~ it seems there is going to be a stretch pokey too, but i can't find one yet.. look here ~... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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4 days ago
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it's flashback friday again ~ i'm pulling out some of toxic's old 45s ~ remember the rapper? lol ~ polk salad annie by tony joe white ~ these are the sounds of our childhood ~ played on a record player on the back porch on summer days ~ or in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
:D :D :D !!! 3 moody rudys in box!!! the grand poobah of all gumbydom! http://www.ebay.com/itm/MOODY-RUDY-lot-of-3-in-boxes-1977-Art-Clokey-Gumby-creator-Prema-toy-Co/332334599880?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 also keep checking the lost & found in the very near future, gumby fans, as we approach the release of the new #2 gumby comic book!!!! cool things coming!!! @@
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on gumby! at lost & found vintage toys
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more star trek today ~ check out this star trek special edition of the card game uno by mattel & paramount pictures 1999 ~ with all the original cast ~ & it comes in a cool tin ~ bren Related articles twilight zone magazine pins & buttons ~ the beatles... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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something else from mr dad's space room today ~ check out this cool collector's edition star trek book ~ this was a 30th anniversary special ~ packed with everything trekkies love ~ tribbles positively fall out of this book when you open it ~ it has a handy guide about... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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it's international cat day! ~ this mma cat puzzle looks like my kitty, hepsebah ~ it always looks like she's hiding up in our game cupboards ~ i'm pulling out puzzles again today ~ more or less vintage ~ monkeying around ~ by springbok ~ i like this james hamilton... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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a couple of little golden books today ~ rocky & bullwinkle in fearless firemoose ~ a fairly new 2014 version ~ based on the cartoon series ~ this story also has mr peabody from the peabody & sherman cartoon show ~ more like this to come ~ or click little... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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summer nights remind me of boardgame nights of old ~ operation is a classic ~ made by milton bradley originally in 1965 ~ a skill game ~ i'm going for those pesky butterflies in the stomach ~ yeah i'm cheating because i don't have the required 2 d batteries in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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happy caturday ~ love this author's name ~ you can click on cats in the category list here for more anytime you need them ~ this book is from 1977 ~ by random house ~ my kitty album ~ bren Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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it's vintage vinyl friday ~ a record from toxic's preteen era, shaun cassidy, david's little brother, hardy boy, tigerbeat heartthrob (meat sticker provided by toxic.. don't even ask) ~ thankfully toxic's musical sensibilities evolved quickly ~ alice cooper's welcome to my nightmare was our first rock album ~ best listened... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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what did vintage kids read way before the golden magazine & jack & jill? ~ here's a very vintage children's activities magazine from 1948 ~ with a nice large style just like the life or good housekeeping mags of old ~ voices from the pond ~ the ballad of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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following up on the past couple days posts with the toys ~ i only have 2 of the boys prizes ~ this fossil mold playdoh toy ~ & here's a dangerous space tracer activity toy ~ from burger king ~ 2009 ~ there were more & daring girls' prizes too,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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Aug 2, 2017
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the dangerous book for boys ~ by conn & hal iggulden ~ not that dissimilar from yesterday's daring book for girls ~ this book actually came first ~ 5 knots every boy should know ~ let's make a go cart just like gumby's! ~ spiders & juggling (not spider juggling!)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
sorry, these aren't for sale..
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2017 on sesame street ~ books at lost & found vintage toys
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the daring book for girls ~ think the golden magazine meets girl scout handbook ~ toxic probably would've had this book with her at all times ~ essential girl gear ~ everything from the periodic table to bowling tips ~ every girl should have this book ~ slumber party stuff... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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following up on yesterday's post with another portland themed boardgame ~ portland cityopoly is another monopoly clone ~ not nearly as cool as yesterday's portland in a box ~ altough you still buy portland properties they all are business related ~ which is okay to a point ~ until it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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i love portland ~ have you played portland the board game yet? ~ it has all the classic pdx points of interest on a monopoly style board ~ i love the player pieces ~ instructions ~ by late for the sky productions ~ the houses & hotels ~ the real... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys
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on this vintage vinyl friday we're digging into toxic's old 80s lps ~ the subject of the boy scouts made me think of this oingo boingo album cover & the classic 1964 handbook i have that it's ripped off from.. with of course, danny elfman long before the nightmare before... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at lost & found vintage toys