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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? <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
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here's a crazy cat lady playset from archie mcphee, with hairballs! ~ the same novelty company that brought us creepy horse man ~ your typical crazy cat lady livingroom in colorforms style ~ let's sit a chonky kitty on the sofa ~ arrange kitties & accessories all over the place,... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at lost & found vintage toys
soon i'll be right as rain, right as rain i'll be, right as rain.. #infj #depression #ghostgallery #cats #innerchild #rowsofneveropeneddoors #existentialdrought i couldn't sleep & didn't want to disturb miss snug, who is sick again :( so i'm up posting at 4 in the morning.. i crashed into depression yesterday.. hoping halloween is in the stores? & planning a drive, maybe through the gorge to photo more trees.. i don't know what else to do. update: https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/photos/friendly_ghost_photo_albu/halloween-spotted-in-petsmart.html
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here's an interesting wizard of oz book i picked up at the last friends of the library sale ~ a nice big hardback edition from applewood books ~ it's the classic story & includes ww denslow's illustrations ~ from 1993 reproduced from the original 1934 version ~ note in the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at lost & found vintage toys
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you may notice the prevalence of miniature houses in the sidebar & in my toyroom photos, that's because mr dad & i like to create dollhouses together :) ~ this yellow dollhouse was our first ~ found at a yardsale down in socal, it had obviously had a mouse living... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
ghost added a favorite at From Zombos' Closet
3 days ago
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i always like these repro antique pop-up books by ernest nister ~ the great menegerie from 1979 ~ a gala show ~ lift the tab ~ fierce & beautiful creatures ~ the tale of the crocodile ~ snakes ~ beastly beasts ~ lions & tigers & bears ~ oh my... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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like wargames? ~ then surely you'll remember electronic battleship ~ toxic played this game often with friends ~ this one's from 1982 ~ a milton bradley game ~ you & your opponent hide your ships & program their positions with code ~ then take turns pushing buttons & firing missiles... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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toxic has a sticker addiction ~ & she's not working her steps at all ~ here's another reusable sticker playset ~ the ultimate castle & knight sticker book ~ from dk books ~ we've been enjoying watching knightfall on the history channel ;) ~ first edition from 1997 ~ bren Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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yesterday i earned the platinum trophy for dark souls remastered ~ i've actually platinum'd all 3 dark souls games.. shouldn't there be a trophy for that? ~ as well as bloodborne, another from software game that i rate as the best of the lot ~ of course my son, raven... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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charlie brown's (second) super question & answer book ~ from 1977 ~ chock full of all kinds of knowledge ~ like what are plants? ~ recycling ~ earthquakes ~ linus talks about weather & climate ~ snowflakes ~ eclipses ~ moon trip ~ click peanuts in the category list in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at lost & found vintage toys
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gumby news! ~ the latest gumby dvds have been released ~ volume 2 of the new adventures from the 1980s ~ i posted volume 1 here ~ sadly, it doesn't seem like this last set is going to include any bendy toys ~ but it is good to complete the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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this is a flashback friday favorite post from august odd-dolls month 2014 ~ this one is another of my favorites ~ it's a vintage automaton-like metal walking doll ~ his legs & body are all made of metal ~ with celluloid head & arms ~ he's key-wound but the key... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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the whales go by ~ a cat in the hat book from 1959 ~ toxic got to see california grey whales up close ~ right beside her boat ~ it was something i never forgot ~ we recently had blue whales spotted off our coasts up here ~ the largest... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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because the toyroom needed a pair of circus elephants ~ inflatable, they squeak when you squeeze them ~ & although they are cute, i don't think elephants, big cats or any animals should be a part of circus acts anymore ~ click circus in the category list in the sidebar... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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here's my latest addition to the alice in wonderland category ~ alice in wonderland & through the looking glass rainbow classics edition ~ from 1946 ~ with tenniel illustrations ~ & yellow accents ~ 'feather!' cried the sheep ~ hatta & the red & white queens ~ click alice in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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i am very fond of beatrix potter characters ~ & i've posted them often here at the lost & found ~ you may not have heard of mr alderman ptolemy? ~ a very fine vegetarian tortoise friend of jeremy fisher from 1989 royal albert ltd england ~ bren Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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this is a repost from 5 years ago called oh captain, my captain!.. like the rest of the world today the death of robin williams is only just sinking in here ~ there have been 3 suicides that have really affected me in my life, kurt cobain, elliott smith &... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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remember teddy ruxpin? ~ today's plush toy is the classic talking bear ~ insert a cartridge in his back & he'll tell you a story or sing you a song ~ this is a 2006 version ~ i remember one of my first ebay sales many years ago was a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
sorry, not for sale :)
#fullmoon coming, i can feel it.. #infj #dreams #darksoul #death #ghostgallery #rowsofneveropeneddoors #painter #si #selfinjury #depression #gamer #journal #art there once was an abomination who had no place in this world, she clutched this peculiar doll tightly, & eventually was drawn into a cold & lonely painted world.. https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/photos/friendlyghoststuff/peculiar-doll.html i dreamt about my dad last night ~ https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/photos/things_behind_the_sun/haircut.html (large) https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/.a/6a00d834525fe869e20240a4c1fad4200b-pi journals: https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/photos/things_behind_the_sun/ https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/photos/a_mouthfull_of_razorblade/ (warning: blood) http://brensgumbyland.com/ghostpix.html (sound up) ..back down the rabbithole https://friendlyghost.typepad.com/photos/i_love_portland/august-full-moon-alt-x.html
Toggle Commented Aug 9, 2019 on rows of never opened doors at snowball in hell
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for book lover's day this flashback friday favorite post from the lost & found's first summer ~ toxic wanted to be a girl scout, but her mom said no. but when she found this vintage 1951 manual she figured she could read up & be a scout on her own..... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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happy international cat day! ~ lately this kitty nest at our house has been taken over by jake the snake, who has a cool rattle tail ~ over the years many tiny plush toys like these happy meal prizes have become kitty toys for our girls ~ i still pick... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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more cats ~ understanding cats ~ a reader's digest book from great britain 1997 ~ toxic's favorite big cat was the cheetah ~ cats in history ~ we have always taken care of our backyard wild kitties ~ breeds ~ kittens ~ we are down to our last sweet old... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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another blind mini toy today ~ if you like calico critters, you'll probably also like li'l woodzeez ~ babeez ~ new cute little baby animals ~ i was lucky enough to get the exact one i wanted ~ the baby owl ~ comes with bib & crib ~ bren Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys
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a scholastic book today ~ how to draw cats & kittens ~ we're missing our sweet rose today ~ toxic was drawing kitties shortly after birth ~ i still draw a few ~ there will be more scholastic books in september when the lost & found features another book month... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at lost & found vintage toys