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Friday, July 29th, 2011
3:34 am - Hello!

Name: Elijah or Muddy

Birthday: November 19, 1992 (Scorpio)

Age: 18

Location: Massachusetts, USA

Gender: FtM Transsexual

Sexuality: Gay

Occupation: Cat Cuddler/Condo Cleaner at the MSPCA

Email: Elijah.Wendel@yahoo.com

TV-Shows: I think Benedict Cumberbatch is the most attractive man on earth. I am a little addicted to Sherlock and Doctor Who. I also watch Glee and occasionally Futurama, Mythbusters, and Family Guy.

Movies: I love older movies and horror films. My favorite movies at the moment are Boys Don't Cry, The Room (because why the fuck not?), SLC! Punk, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Old Boy, Being John Malkovitch, Fighter, Confessions of a Porn Addict, and Airplane!

Books: I read far to much to realistically list them here however a few of my favorites are The Wheel of Time, Wizards First Rule, The Demonata, Eon, Luna, and The Blue Girl.

I'm into pop punk and hardcore however I'll pretty much listen to anything. It's incredibly difficult for me to dislike music. My favorite bands at the moment are Have Heart, A Loss for Words, Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, and Four Year Strong.

Hobbies & Interests: I'm into animals, medicine, tea, books, writing, street anarchy, parks, non american food, computers, culture, and video games.

About me: I'm an 18 year old technology nut with an interest in felines and old movies. I would love to study either veterinary medicine or computer engineering although I'm not quite certain where my loyalties lie just yet.
I love sending and getting little trinkets and things in the mail and long handwritten letters make me very happy.


How long have you been penpaling? A few years now, I have one pen pal who has been writing to me consistently for 2 years now and that is lovely.

How many penpals do you have? I have 2 at the moment! Both snail mail however email is also fine.

How many do you want? I probably couldnt handle more then 3 or 4 especially once school starts so we'll aim for 4. :)

How long are your letters? usually a couple of pages. I average about 2 or 3 but if you interest me it'll be longer!

Do you type or handwrite? I handwrite. :)

Do you like sending gifts with your letters? Yes! I love it!

Usually, how long does it take for you to reply to a letter? It depends on when in the week I get your letter. Usually I will reply the day of or the following day though.

What age would you like your penpal to be? Any age is fine!

Would you like them to be male or female? Doesn't matter.

Where would you like them to be from? I would like to have one pen pal in the US (my other two are from England and Australia) but I dont really care either way, I will write to you no matter what.

What are you looking for in a pen pal? Someone entertaining who is willing to share their culture with me. Someone who will send little gifts and trinkets and be amused when I do the same.

I don't want to hear from:
-People looking for romance
-people looking to get into an argument

I honestly don't mind if you do not approve of the way I live my life. I find other people's views fascinating and I do my best to learn about them while still remaining peaceful but if you are not willing to do the same then please don't bother. :)

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Sunday, April 10th, 2011
12:05 pm - just an intro.

Name:  "Severyn"
Sex: Female
Age: 28
Sign: Taurus
Location: USA (state will be changing soon--i am moving)
E-mail:  Send me a message on LJ. I won't publicly post my e-mail.
Significant Other?: Yes, I have one. I'm not looking for anyone else.
Work?: Freelance nature photography and website design
Tattoos/Piercings: 4 tattoos, no piercings

Main Interests:  animals, nature, paganism, pirates, art, hiking, traveling, music, books, renfaires, weapons, etc. just check my profile.

Who are your favorite bands/singers?:  Ego Likeness, Angelspit, Voltaire, Omnia, Faun, The Dreamside, Gypsy Nomads, KMFDM, Tool, Tori Amos, Combichrist, The 69 Eyes, Rasputina, Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle, Dresden Dolls, Dead Can Dance, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Garbage, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, etc.

Favorite Books:  anything by Neil Gaiman

Favorite Movie: Stardust, Coraline, Mirrormask, Neverwhere, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, UP, How to Train Your Dragon, Labyrinth, Felix the Cat: the Movie, Van Helsing, Underworld, anything Tim Burton, etc.

Favorite T.V. Show:  Criminal Minds

Specifically Seeking: Friends, nice people with common interests, people to chat with (online for now).

What sex do you want them to be?:  Doesn't matter

What race do you want them to be?:  Doesn't matter

Where do you want them to be from?:  Preferably Europe, but doesn't matter

What age do you want them to be?: 24 or older

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Saturday, September 1st, 2007
2:27 pm - Intro to Marrrgeaux...

Hey! Perhaps some of you already know me, either personally or through my Yahoo group. I'd love to make some new friends, so here be the pertinent info...

Name: Margeaux

Birthday: 5th December, 1980 (Sagittarius/Monkey)

Age: 26

Location: Machias, Maine, USA

Gender: Femme

Occupation: Artist/Snake Breeder/Ghost Hunter/Manic Busy Person...

Email: Margeaux_Melynda@yahoo.com

TV-Shows: At the moment, I like "Lost", "Desperate Housewives", "My Name Is Earl", "Dog the Bounty Hunter"...t.v. shows I love that are off the air include "Six Feet Under", "Dead Like Me", "Family Plots" (yeah, I guess there's a pattern there)...

Movies: I'm a total movie nut with a huuuge collection...I like: "Rosemary's Baby", "The Silence of the Lambs", "Audrey Rose", "Heathers", "Serial Mom", "My First Mister", "The Lost Boys", the Japanese version of the "Ring" trilogy, "The Mummy", "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory", the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" series, "Some Like It Hot", "To Wong Foo...", "Helter Skelter", waaaay too many to list...

: anything by Roald Dahl, the 'Harry Potter' series, 'The Thief of Always', 'Helter Skelter', 'Valley of the Dolls', 'To Kill a Mockingbird', tons of non-fiction, way too much to list--I'm a lifelong bookworm...


the Beatles, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, the Doors, Dar Williams, Liz Phair, Aerosmith, the Dixie Chicks, Eminem, Black Sabbath/Ozzy Osbourne, Hole, Tori Amos, the Rolling Stones, Le Tigre, Bikini Kill, Jill Sobule, Heavens To Betsy, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Bangles, Boy George & Culture Club, Babes In Toyland, Sonic Youth, Veruca Salt, Blondie, the Ramones, Joan Jett, Smashing Pumpkins, the Violent Femmes, Eve6, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, NIN, the Butthole Surfers, the Corrs, Letters To Cleo, Johnny Cash, Weezer, Green Day, Patsy Cline, Neil Diamond, my friends' bands, waaaay too many to list here...

Hobbies & Interests: writing (creative & letters), reading, art, diy, zines, thrifting, paranormal investigation/research, movies, road trips, festivals & faires, extreme sports (skydiving, driving race cars, mountain climbing, spelunking, etc.), fun with friends, fundraisers/charity work, exotic pets & animal rescue, history, genealogy, old cemeteries, alternative lifestyles & religions, lots of artsy/creative stuff, singing, performing, true crime, abnormal psychology, yoga, bellydance, kickboxing, looong letters, thrill rides, research, mystery, the macabre, wizards, dragons, burlesque, pin-up, costumes, lots lots more...

About me: I'm a 26-year old, bi, gothy, Pagan chick. I live on the coast of Maine with my boyfriend of nearly 9 years, our soon-to-be 7-year old daughter and a menagerie of exotic pets. I'm a very random person. You can find more info on/photos of me at www.myspace.com/Margeaux_Melynda and I have my own pal/swap group at www.groups.yahoo.com/group/AlternaSwaps.


How long have you been penpaling? About 22 years; swapping heavily for like 14 years or more.

How many penpals do you have? Not sure; quite a few.

How many do you want? Depends on who I hear from.

How long are your letters? Extremely.

Do you type or handwrite? Depends on what's going on/how my health is.

Do you like sending gifts with your letters? I swap by box, etc.

Usually, how long does it take for you to reply to a letter? Depends on what's going on and where I am.

What age would you like your penpal to be?
Doesn't matter.

Would you like them to be male or female? Female or gay/bi males preferably!

Where would you like them to be from? Doesn't matter.

What are you looking for in a pen pal? I have to feel a connection with you to continue to write to you. I'm looking for lasting friendship, not just 'penpals'.
I don't want to hear from:
--Anyone who doesn't have a decent mastery of the English language (I need to be able to understand what you're writing). That doesn't mean I won't write to people of other cultures/doesn't have English as a first language.
--Anyone who's living in a fantasy world. (I seem to get all the crazies, I swear.)
--Anyone who doesn't feel that they can relate to me based on anything I've written about myself here.
--Homophobes and racists definitely need not apply.
--Anyone that doesn't understand or is afraid of/negative toward Paganism or my being interested in & open-minded to other alternative religions, including LaVeyan Satanism (which is actually a philosophy by the way, not a 'religion' per se).
--Anyone who makes a lot of assumptions and feels they can insult me but will have a fit if I tell them they don't have a clue what they're talking about...I've been getting swamped with intros lately and letters from people who claim to be 'open-minded' at first and then ask extremely ignorant and insulting questions or make insane assumptions about me/how I live/what I believe in/what I do...It gets old really fast. I'm basically just a person who enjoys living life to its fullest and is interested in a wide variety of things.
--Anyone that desires to 'convert' me to anything. :-P And I have absolutely no desire to 'convert' you either.
--Anyone who has a problem with me needing to type sometimes. My letters tend to be extremely long and I have certain medical issues that keep me from being able to handwrite them at times. Typewritten letters aren't meant to be an 'insult' or anything negative. :-P
--Speaking of negativity--Anyone who tends to be predominantly negative, I don't need any downers.

Sorry, it makes me look biotchy to list so many "I don't want to hear froms", but you wouldn't believe what I've had to put up with lately. I figure I'd better get these things out in the open first and then you can get to know me and see that I'm really not that scary or unfriendly. :-P

Seriously, if you feel like we'd hit it off, I'd love to hear from you. Thanks for reading this, if you've made it this far!

current mood: artistic

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Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
12:53 am

Name: Amy/Ajay
Hometown: Durham, North East England. I'm currently at university in Southwell, near Nottingham.
Age/Birthday: 21/5th February

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2007
12:50 pm

Names: Sebastian and Jolyn
Age: 23 and 19

Current Residence: Singapore

Random Facts / Interests:
Jolyn dislikes: lightning/thunder, roaches, ants, using public toilets, smelly clothes and stress from school.
Sebastian dislikes: bourbon coke, stress, traffic jams, being poor/cashless and sand in feet when wearing slippers

We are a couple from Singapore seeking mutual friends and people to write snail mail to because snail mailing has become a thing of the past here in Singapore and we miss it. We love animals (especially hamsters), nightlife, wine, good food and music.

The man’s working and the lady’s studying in a tertiary institute. We would very much like to learn more about different cultures and would also like to tell about ours. We do not get bored when our penpals start rambling about their daily lives and happenings, unless you lead an extremely boring life which only involves your tv, game console and your home. We also hope that you would want to read about our daily experiences and events.

We are currently fascinated by French films but they are not very commonly screened locally because of the low demand. We don’t watch much TV because we’d rather spend time out be it having a coffee at Starbucks or watching multiple movies in a day.

List of favourite music includes Michael Buble, Stevie Wonder, Nelly Furtado, John Legend, Paolo Nutini, Fergie, Hinder, Justin Timberlake, Lifehouse, Maroon 5, Matchbox Twenty, Rivermaya, Sean Kingston, Travis, some super old oldies, trance, lounge, rnb, pop and many many more. Very very diverse!

A list of things that we wouldn't mind sending: letters of course and small gifts or music/drawings/scribbles

How many pen pals do we want?: 2-3 maybe

What gender do we want them to be?: doesn’t really matter

Preferred age of penpal: any age will do, really

Format: handwritten or typed or even emails

Where do you want them to be from?: anywhere in the world as long as you communicate in English

Anything else: We would prefer YOU to mail us the first letter. We’ll send you a small present whenever possible. Please leave out anything that is too gross for the average person. Length of letters would vary according to our moods and content. If there’s nothing else to say, I guess we won’t keep rambling on.

If interested, contact us at evilnike13@hotmail.com
Do check out our LJ sites too.


current mood: hopeful

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Saturday, June 16th, 2007
1:32 am - Looking for new friends

Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a 21 year old female from Edinburgh in Scotland. I'm looking for penpals of either sex and all ages, but it is important to me that if you want to write to me that we are into the same kind of things. I have a lot of wonderful 'real life' friends but very few who are passionate about the same things as me.

First and foremost, I am really into films. I don't mean that I enjoy going to the movies on a Saturday night just for something to do; I live and breathe films. I enjoy independent and world cinema as well as the occasional Hollywood blockbuster ;) I particularly enjoy films that look beautiful as aesthetics are really important to me. Favourite directors include Sofia Coppola, Wes Anderson and Woody Allen. As well as watching, I also make films. Currently I am working as a producer on a short film that will be filmed in August. I am also in the process of writing a feature-length screenplay. Of course, none of this pays the bills yet so I work part-time in a book shop. This would bring me to my second great love: reading. I especially enjoy modern fiction (favourite authors include Augusten Burroughs and Jeffrey Eugenides), the Lonely Planet travel guides and historical biographies with a focus on European royalty in the 16th-18th Centuries.

Music is something I am passionate about, too. I love bands/artists like Bright Eyes, the Smiths, Morrissey, Brand New, Blondie, the Ramones, Hadouken! and Air. Favourite magazines include Nylon, Vogue (UK, US and Paris) and Lula.

If all this makes me sound rather serious, you might be pleased to know I also enjoy going out to the pub with friends or watching some Family Guy on the TV :)

If you are interested in writing to me, get in touch and tell me about yourself. Email me at hannah.saks@gmail.com or leave a comment.

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Friday, March 30th, 2007
2:50 pm - aus_penpals

Hi. :) I’ve just created a new community, aus_penpals. The main purpose is for people living in Australia to find others as penpals and swap partners. Check it out, and feel free to introduce yourself there. xp


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Thursday, February 8th, 2007
12:03 pm

Name: Caroline
Age: 27
Living: London, UK
Interests: I like cooking, knitting, reading, and all things Japanese :)
Looking for: Penpals from Japan! If you're 20 or older and would like to write to someone in the UK, drop me a line (email address on profile page) or leave a comment here ...

Look forward to hearing from you! X


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Saturday, January 27th, 2007
1:26 pm

Name: Jackie
Age: Just turned 27 :P
E-mail: missjackie@gmail.com

Music: Favorite bands are Evanescence, Korn, and Linkin Park. But I like everything except for country and hardcore rap.

Movie: All 3 Saw movies, Hostel, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Vanilla Sky, Identity, House of a 1,000 Corpses

Books: Currently reading "The Stand" by Stephen King. Favorite authors: Stephen King, V.C. Andrews, John Saul, and Anne Rice. Also, I enjoy books about true crime.

Interests: Everquest <an EQ addict :P>, being a computer geek, photography, reading, writing <short stories>, and much more.

Looking for penpals within the U.S., 18+. :P

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Sunday, December 31st, 2006
6:28 pm

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Saturday, November 18th, 2006
3:12 pm

Name: Jackie
Age: 26
City/State: Philadelphia, PA

Interests: cartoons (Simspons, Family Guy, American Dad, Futurama), collecting various things, crocheting, making jewelry, cats (I have 6 of them), computers (I'm a geek:>), playing Everquest (huge fan!)

Favorite bands: Korn, Linkin Park, Evanescence (saw them live in October, awesome concert!).. Also likes: anything heavy metal, techno, dance, Beastie Boys stuff, anything except for country and hardcore rap.

Currently taking online college courses for an associate's degree in psychology.

Looking for penpals in the U.S. only.

E-mail me at missjackie@gmail.com if interested. :-)

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Friday, October 27th, 2006
8:50 am - Wanted: Penpals

[x] Name: Tegan
[x] Age: 21
[x] Birthday: 20/05/1985
[x] Location: Werribee, Melbourne, Australia
[x] E-mail: top__deckmisty@hotmail.com
[x] Contact: Contact me on the above e-mail and we will go from there.

[x] Main Interests: Horses and horse riding, listening to music, driving, cars and car racing (watch it), Hanging out with friends, babies and children, visiting family and i love Animals.

[x] (Self-)Described as: Friendly and fun.

[x] Work?: Stay at home mum.

[x] Who are your favorite bands?: Good Charlotte, Linken Park, 3 Doors Down, My Chemical Romance, Rogue Traders, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Pussycat Dolls, Snoop Dog, Bryan Adams, Kelly Clarkson, Afroman, Cold Chisel, John Farnham, Green Day, Grinspoon, Limp Bizkit, Eskimo Joe, Queen, Puddle Of Mudd, P.O.D, The Living End, Jimmy Eat World, 28 Days, Silverchair, Rob Thomas, Creed, Blink 182, Nirvana, Nickelback. I like all types of music.

[x] Favorite movies: Blue Crush, The Horse Whisperer, Cars, Madagascar, Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, The Shawshank Redemption, Oceans eleven and twelve, The Perfect Man, Saw, The Dukes Of Hazzard, 8 Mile, Monster-In-Law, Pearl Harbour, The Skeleton Key, Ladder 49, Grease, The Longest Yard, Meet The Fockers, The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, Mean Girls and Many many more.

[x] Favorite TV shows: Big Brother, House, Home And Away, Neighbours, N.C.I.S, Criminal Intent, Greys Anatomy, Rove Live, The OC, Mcleods Daughters, The Simpson, Family Guy, American Dad, Stand Up Australia (Comedy), Whose Line Is It Anyway?

[x] Favorite authors: Don't read books that often.

[x] Current favorite book: Penny Vincenzi - Sheer Abandon

[x] Seeking: Male and Female penpals of any age. People i can get to know.

[x] A list of things that you wouldn't mind getting/giving: I collect anything to do with Cats, Horses and Dolphins. But I am happy in giving and recieving presents. So if the person i end up writing to is happy with giving and recieving presents thats cool with me.

[x] How many pen pals do you want?: I'd like to start off with 2 or more penpals. I just like getting to know people through letters. But i don't want to have to many because then it's hard to keep up with.

[x] What sex do you want them to be?: Male and female.

[x] What religion do you want them to be?: Any religion.

[x] Where do you want them to be from?: Can be from Australia or any other country. But must talk english.

Comments: I did have a penpal from Papua New Guinea, but we lost contact with each other when she moved back to Australia. If we end up writieng to each other. Add me to livejournal so i can keep track of who i am writing to.

current mood: happy

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Thursday, August 10th, 2006
10:10 am - postofficebox16


postofficebox16.com is an art exchange project, aimed at sharing art without pretention or interference.

jump on board. it's super easy. all you have to do is make a postcard sized piece of art, send it in, and you'll get someone else's back. there are no rules to the art, just as long as it is something that inspires you, or makes you feel good, or makes you think about stuff, or makes you jump up and down, or anything. i can be made with pencils and pens and textas or computers or cutting out magazines. Just go CRAZY.

it's pretty easy, just go to postofficebox16.com

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Thursday, July 27th, 2006
9:17 pm

world travel, pen pals, circus, handbalancing and contortion, music, writing, art, theatre, photography, poetry, reading, languages, culture, fashion, journalism

    i'd really like it if people would be willing to send me postcards from everywhere. i have this map on my wall that i'm going to mark up and make pretty with postacrads and currency to all the places i plan to visit in my lifetime, but i want something  that actually came from that place. pictures of destination and things. i'm also intersted in swapping currency with people from other countries. nothing too big, just coins and the lowest bill.
    if you're interested, please let me know. this is someting i am serious about and am looking forward to meeting tons of new people and learning about them.


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Monday, July 24th, 2006
1:41 am


Name: Leah
Nickname: don't really have one except Lee
Location: massachusetts, us
Gender: Female

Number of penpals wanted: doesn't matter as long as it goes well and we interact well
What gender: doesn't matter
What age: any really, just not some creepy 30 year old guy or something
package trades: yes!

Music: evanescence, slipknot, mudvayne, metallica, pantera, jefferson airplane, creedence clearwater revival, grateful dead, led zeppelin, sublime, flyleaf, death cab for cutie, the killers, basically any music that makes me feel
Hobbies: arts and crafts, reading, hangin out, partying hard as often as possible, writing stories, etc., shopping when i have money
Movies: fight club, fear and loathing in las vegas, cheech and chong, hearts in atlantis
Write a little about yourself: I'm an interesting person and I think a lot of people underestimate who I really am. I respect people for who they are and I cherrish my friends. I'm pretty outgoing and I love to talk. I want to be a biologist someday. I love being in love. I have a boyfriend. I smoke pot and drink, so hopefully you have nothing against that, or cigarettes either.
I'm a really fun person and I love talking to people and it would be nice to be reminded that there are still some good people out there. If you're interested let me know!
=] Leah


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11:37 am - Greetings


I'm looking to find a penpal from North Carolina or any close surrounding states. I'm 21 years old. I am really into music. Lots of kinds but mainly Gothic, Metal and Hard Rock. Some of the bands I am into include: Tapping The Vein, Dark New Day, London After Midnight, Crossfade, Sevendust,The Dreamside, The Gathering, Joy Drop, Nine Inch Nails and many more. I am also into crafts and sewing, writting, poetry, reading, shopping, ect.

If you have any of those same intrests and are around the same age as me please feel free to leave a comment.


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Monday, July 10th, 2006
9:50 am - Penpals Anyone??
heatherwritesu Well Here I am again... still plenty of room for more pals... i have plenty of time on my hands so I can surely write you if you are willing to write me first...

A little about me.. im 23... from upstate ny.. i am currently jobless (hence the fact that i have alot of time on my hands) love music, reading, writing, drawing, chatting online, and spending time with my fiancee. i am serious about penpalling. if you put time into your letter i will to (creative people show me your creativity and ill do the same in return)

well if that sounds interesting please comment or email me at

jaggedlittlstarz @ aim.com



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Sunday, July 9th, 2006
9:42 pm

Name: ez

Age/Birthday: 22nd sept 1981

Location: Penrith, australia

Hobbies: the net, reading, going out with friends, wicca, art, photography, lino, painting, drawing, singing, driving....

Do you want snail mail penpals?: I would prefer snail mail but if someone wants to email thats cool too :)

What are some countries do you want to meet friends from?: pretty much anywhere... australia would be good too

Favorite movies: benny and joon, hedwig and the angry inch, kill bill 1 & 2, the craft, anything with drew barrymore...

Favorite television shows: scrubs, smallville, buffy, angel, fire fly, coupling, black books, family guy, futurama, will & grace, my name is earl...

Favorite music: Alterative, aussie hip hop, grunge, rock, some pop....

Favorite books: jody picoult, jean m. aeul, john marsden, robin hobb...scott cunningham, cassandra eason, silver ravenwolf...

Etc: I'm looking for some wiccan's to write mail too... dont really have anyone around to talk to about it, also an interest in art would be good... I'm an artist! Anyone who loves to write letters welcome :)

Edit: Please email if interested white_temptress@hotmail.com

current mood: calm

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2006
9:46 pm

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Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
2:49 pm - Sent out letters

Hey all.. just wanted to give a heads up that I sent out letters today to my pen pals. Hopefully you will be getting them soon.

Also My addy changed

Carolynne Dice
332 Meadow St
Chicopee,ma 01013

So that is all. Sorry it took forever. If you are not one of my pen pals and would like to be,Just leave a comment.

current mood: cheerful

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