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  • Kimberly Hula 3:36 pm on January 4, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: amulet, bodhidharma, daruma, , omen, talisman   

    When there is nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire 

    I thought I’d further entice you with toys.

    Namely, this one, the Daruma.

    I first experienced this foreboding, eyeless, paper mache, scrap of a thing when I lived in Japan.  Upon first seeing it I was entirely put off.

    It’s not conventionally cute, or useful.  In full, it’s simply an etheral, body-less amulet that I would be frightened to chance upon at night.

    But there darumas where everywhere, and, although they looked so very Japanese, I surmised that there had to be something more to them.  There was, and I am ever so glad I asked!

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    • wip78 6:18 pm on January 8, 2012 Permalink

      I can’t wait to read your novel. You write so wonderfully:)

  • Berton 12:37 pm on January 4, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , horseback riding, megabus, rodeo, scorpion, skydiving, , zombie bar crawl   

    The Last Year and a Half…or so… 

    As I was compiling my list of adventures that I could take in the coming 52 weeks, I realized that even though I haven’t been doing them regularly or blogging about them, I still have been living a nice life of adventure since my last post in April 2010.  So, a quick recap of the last bit of my life…feel free to use these adventures for yourself in the coming year!

    I overcame my fear of horses in late May, 2010:

    I got married August 7th, 2010:

    I went skydiving in early October, 2010:

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    • Kimberly Hula 10:26 am on January 5, 2012 Permalink

      Danimal, what a year! I can’t even begin to imagine what 2012 has in store, but, as I’m imaginative I challenge you to really impress me 🙂

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