Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis
eldritchhobbit

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Happy October!

October is my favorite month of the year, and Halloween is my very favorite holiday (and has been ever since I was small). As a gift to myself, I am going to have a bit of a Halloween geekfest this month in my LJ. Just FYI.

Before I begin, a couple of notes:

* Serenity was all I had hoped and more. It rocked my world, and I can't wait to see it again. Cheers to all you fellow Browncoats who also went or are going to the theaters this weekend!

* In related news, science fiction author Orson Scott Card (of Ender's Game fame) has reviewed Serenity. I quote: "Well, guess what. It's great. I'm not going to say it's the best science fiction movie, ever. Oh, wait. Yes I am."

* I updated almost every page of my website, and while I was at it, I also took the plunge and registered the domains for http://www.amyhsturgis.com and http://www.amysturgis.com, just for the sake of simplicity.


And now, on to the first installment of my personal Halloweenfest:


My LiveJournal Trick-or-Treat Haul
eldritchhobbit goes trick-or-treating, dressed up as zombie.
agentxpndble tricks you! You get a wad of paper.
altariel1 gives you 13 mottled green pineapple-flavoured pieces of taffy.
beledibabe tricks you! You get a toothbrush.
euclase gives you 1 brown orange-flavoured gummy bats.
faramirgirl gives you 7 pink raspberry-flavoured wafers.
frahulettaes gives you 8 brown spearmint-flavoured wafers.
fungus_files gives you 16 milky white root beer-flavoured gummy worms.
groovekittie gives you 18 light orange lemon-flavoured gummy bats.
kangeiko tricks you! You get a block of wood.
melissagay tricks you! You get a 3.5-inch floppy disc.
eldritchhobbit ends up with 63 pieces of candy, a wad of paper, a toothbrush, a block of wood, and a 3.5-inch floppy disc.
Go trick-or-treating! Username:
Another fun meme brought to you by rfreebern.


I understand the toothbrush, but the 3.5 floppy disc?


And a quote for the day:

Through the ghoul-guarded gateways of slumber,
Past the wan-mooned abysses of night,
I have lived o'er my lives without number,
I have sounded all things with my sight;
And I struggle and shriek ere the daybreak, being driven to madness with fright.

I have whirled with the earth at the dawning,
When the sky was a vaporous flame;
I have seen the dark universe yawning
Where the black planets roll without aim,
Where they roll in their horror unheeded, without knowledge or lustre or name.

I had drifted o'er seas without ending,
Under sinister grey-clouded skies,
That the many-forked lightning is rending,
That resound with hysterical cries;
With the moans of invisible daemons, that out of the green waters rise...


from "Nemesis" by H.P. Lovecraft
Tags: browncoats, halloween
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