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Resignedly beneath the sky

The melancholy waters lie.

Lady Mondegreen

About me

I'm in my late twenties, an INXP, and a 5w4.

My current fascinations are rollerskating and Cards Against Humanity. I like long walks, books, languages, open-source software and operating systems, lists, and most things computer. I am a linguistic toe-dipper. I write original fiction. Right now I'm...not actually writing anything. My favorite characters are antiheroes and antivillains.

Friends are welcome. Most of my entries are locked. If you'd like to add me, feel free. I'll most likely add you back—although if we don't have much in common, leaving me a comment would be nice. I occasionally go through and remove inactive accounts from my friends list. If you've been removed and you'd like to be added back, just let me know.

Favorite quotes

"Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world." ~Hans Margolius

"Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves — regret for the past and fear of the future." ~Fulton Oursler

"There's a fine line between 'twinkling with mirth' and 'burning with satanic rage'." ~Basic Instructions

"500,000 Flawed Dictionaries Destroyed — because 'cleanliness' is next to 'godliness'!" ~Top Ten Tabloid Headlines

"I’ve poked its belly button a bunch of times, but there’s no light in my castle!" ~Not Always Right

"Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands / Oh, where have ye been? / They have slain the Earl O'Moray / And Lady Mondegreen." ~Dictionary.com

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101 in 1001, 101 things in 1001 days, 5w4, 80's music, a middle-aged man on roller skates, agender, amazon.com, amnesia: the dark descent, androgyny, anti-head-hopping, antiheroes, antivillains, atheism, barnes & noble, beborn beton, binaural beats, bipolar disorder, board games, books, buffalo wild wings, camp nanowrimo, cards against humanity, cassette tapes, charahub, childhood-onset bipolar disorder, civilization iv, civilization: beyond earth, community colleges, conquering phobias, cooking, dangling modifiers, developing believable characters, doctor who, dogs, dragonlance, dreamwidth, dubstep, fable: the lost chapters, femslash, fictional characters, fictional villains, firefox, flawed characters, flickr, gedit, gen, german language, getting embarrassed for people, getting things done, giving blood, gmail, grammar, grant writing, how the universe works, humanism, hypergraphia, hyperthymia, hypnagogia, hypomania, hypothyroidism, infp, intp, intuitive thinkers, jamendo, john tesh, just dance, lake michigan, language, languages, last.fm, legend of korra, lingering in libraries, linguistics, linux, list your self, listography, lists, literacy advocacy, living instead of existing, making lists, mbti, mental health, mind maps, moleskine, myers-briggs type indicator, mystery novels, nanowrimo, national novel writing month, notebooks, novels, operating systems, original fiction, pandora radio, philomathy, pinterest, point-of-view purism, puppies, reading, recipes, relationships, remember the milk, reproductive health, rhythmbox, rick and morty, roller skating, runaway tales, sapiosexuality, sci-fi, science, science fiction, secular humanism, self-hypnosis, self-improvement, sex, social bookmarking, social science fiction, soft science fiction, spoonerisms, star trek: voyager, stepmania, streaming radio, taking long walks, technical writing, the offspring, thrillers, to-do lists, trace adkins, transgender, tulpas, tv tropes, ubuntu, ubuntu linux, unitarian universalism, universalism, video game design, video games, volunteering, walking, whose line is it anyway?, wikipedia, worldbuilding, writing challenges, writing for myself, writing novels, writing prompts, writing video games, yu-gi-oh!


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