"Totally Destroy North Korea"

Sep. 20th, 2017 09:13 am
nibblezz: (Default)
[personal profile] nibblezz


No explanation necessary.

So Mueller, is it time yet?

Book where boy is stuck in town

Sep. 17th, 2017 03:28 pm
[personal profile] chickengirlallie posting in [community profile] findthatbook
ive tried searching this everywhere, basically it's a book where a boy (teenager?) is trapped in some town, as in when he tries to leave it and run away no matter how far he runs he's still in the town. When he tries to run there some significance about how the trees looked the same or something or they all looked identical so he would get lost in the forest but still be in the town? Then, at some point, he uses a computer in a public library or something and has people waiting on him maybe, to search up like a name or a thing or something. This alerts like the government or some agency that it has been searched so they make a chat pop up on his screen asking like who he is and why he searched that, and he responds also asking "who r u". They figure this means he is a teenager since he used r and u. I think this happened at the end of the book? There might have been someone in the town trying to make him stay too, and there was something evil about the town? Thats about all i remember but its driving me crazy! anything helps thanks!

The Water Dragon's Bride, Vol. 2

Sep. 16th, 2017 11:23 pm
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
[personal profile] marycatelli posting in [community profile] book_love
The Water Dragon's Bride, Vol. 2 by Rei Tōma

Our heroine's further adventures.

She learns of someone who couldn't go back, the dragon reacts to the village (for the first time), her friend protects her, the other gods still find the whole thing interesting, and more.
[personal profile] catspear posting in [community profile] findthatbook
hello! I am so desperate to find this book. I read it as a kid in primary school. I rented it from a library and even a few years after I couldn't find it again and it's been driving me mad since (I am now 30!) so it was late 90s im guessing, and seemed an oldish book. The only thing I can remember was something about a ghost, and a necklace that ended up being exhibited at the Victoria and Albert museum - maybe the necklace was haunted? I know there was a ghost in it and maybe a brother and sister, but am sure the lead person was a young girl. Also there's something about pink and a wall - I'm not sure if book cover, title or what but I'm desperate to find out' if anyone has an idea please let me know!

Fustrated

Sep. 15th, 2017 07:56 pm
nibblezz: (Default)
[personal profile] nibblezz
End of work week. These are my brief thoughts how I felt during the week while on Topamax:

The Good
  • No more insomnia. Sure there are times I still have trouble falling asleep, but the medication will guarantee I knock-out no later than 1-1:30am.
  • Less serious twitching/tremors.
  • Almost no occurrences of the jaw clenching/tongue biting.
  • Almost no right-side weakness.
  • Emotional health has improved. There are times were I want to freak-out, become very angry/depressed, but didn't.
  • I'm forced to go to bed earlier, which isn't so bad. I wake up more refreshed.

The Bad
  • I have to drink LOTS of WATER! That also means I HAVE TO PEE A LOT. IT'S ANNOYING. 
  • I can't concentrate very well, which doesn't bode well for my job.
  • If I don't take my medication by 7:30pm, the next day I will be one giant lethargic slob.
  • Fatigue sucks.
  • Nausea sucks.
  • Blurry vision. To be fair, I had blurry vision before I was on Topamax.

And now this car issue needs to be resolved. The dealership is dragging its feet. Why would they prioritize my suffering? They have their money, they sold a car. Maybe I need a lawyer.
 

The Red Star: Deluxe Edition Volume 2

Sep. 15th, 2017 08:29 pm
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
[personal profile] marycatelli posting in [community profile] book_love
The Red Star: Deluxe Edition Volume 2 by Christian Gossett

The continuing story -- to the end of the published issues. Spoilers ahead for the earlier volume.

Read more... )
archersangel: (bored)
[personal profile] archersangel posting in [community profile] book_love


Captain Kidd has gone down in history as America's most ruthless buccaneer, fabulously rich, burying dozens of treasure chests up and down the eastern seaboard. But it turns out that most everyone, even many respected scholars, have the story all wrong. Captain William Kidd was no career cut-throat; he was a tough, successful New York sea captain who was hired to chase pirates. His three-year odyssey aboard the aptly named Adventure galley pitted him against arrogant Royal Navy commanders, jealous East India Company captains, storms, starvation, angry natives, and, above all, flesh-and-blood pirates.

A really interesting book about the pirate turned pirate hunter who wasn't as ruthless or had as much treasure as people thought.

After his time as a pirate in the Caribbean he settled in New York City, married a wealthy widow & became respectable. Through a chance meeting he is commissioned by William III of England to capture pirates in the Indian Ocean. Run-ins with the English Navy, his crew not being paid because they can't find any pirates & crossing paths with his old shipmate (& mutineer against Kidd) Robert Culliford lead to his eventual downfall.

The Red Star: Deluxe Edition Volume 1

Sep. 14th, 2017 07:47 am
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
[personal profile] marycatelli posting in [community profile] book_love
The Red Star: Deluxe Edition Volume 1 by Christian Gossett

An alternative, magitech-based USSR and a disastrous battle. . .
Read more... )

Topamax

Sep. 12th, 2017 11:17 pm
nibblezz: (Default)
[personal profile] nibblezz
 I'm back on it. I hope it's temporary. The last time I was on anti-seizure meds, full-time was in 1999. At least this time around it's only 25mg, fairly low dose, compared to my peak worse.

*Sigh*

Anyways, I'm waaay too tired to write out my feelings on the matter. Think I'll wait until the end of the work week to reflect and express my thoughts about everything.
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
[personal profile] marycatelli posting in [community profile] book_love
The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way) by Patrick McDonnell

An ABC book. The letters are the only things on the pages as the cat slips out the door and finds himself pursued through the entire alphabet. The reader has to work out the significance.
[personal profile] elw123 posting in [community profile] findthatbook
I've asked everyone and I'm starting to feel like I imagined this book. It would have been written about the 80's. It's a children's book about a creature that hatches from and egg and looks like a floppy dragon. I think his name was thing but I'm not sure about that. I loved the book but now no-one else remembers it existed!
Help!!

China's Cosmopolitan Empire

Sep. 9th, 2017 12:07 am
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
[personal profile] marycatelli posting in [community profile] book_love
China's Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty by Mark Edward Lewis

From the geographical shifts of population and importance, the succession of emperors, the revisions of the legal code, the urban life, with its main roads forbidden to most by night, the beginning of the examination system (which might win you a prestigious marriage instead of a post), the importance of tribute bearers in their native costume to show how far its power reached, how Buddhism was still treated as foreign, the Buddha being denounced as mere ghost or ancestor, to honor only his own family, and accusations against foreign monks going so far to claim they were animals in disguise (one, it was declared, was revealed to be a camel), women who became Daoist or Buddhist nuns to escape marriage and more.

Arranged by theme.

There Is a Cricket in My Room

Sep. 8th, 2017 05:29 pm
nibblezz: (Default)
[personal profile] nibblezz
 Yup.

It just started to chirp. My birds are like WTF?
...

Nice little distraction from all the craziness in my life and of course the world around me.
...

Florida is one day out from hurricane Irma's impact. Good luck to whoever foolishly stayed behind.

Profile

calzephyr: (Default)
calzephyr

September 2017

S M T W T F S
      12
3 456789
1011121314 1516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 23rd, 2017 12:02 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios