Friday, September 11, 2009
whatcha gonna be for halloween...?
so, i know it's about a month and a half away and that i've been desperately trying to hang onto any last shred of summer i can find, denying autumn any purchase in my mind and heart...but inevitably the days are getting shorter, the nights a bit chillier, that crisp smell of apples and fall-time in the air...and halloween's coming. i'm saying this 'cause now's the time to start thinking about it, so it doesn't sneak up on you, so you don't get caught short and have to be a bum or a hobo or a ghost again. i wanna see some halloween photos this year, perhapa-fans!! we might even have a contest...
and speaking of contests...
so our pal and (oft-time booth boy) brian mulcahy and i were 'talking' the other day and we inadvertently came up with a cool idea...
brian is a writer as well and has been kind enough over the years to send me his various stories and scripts for my amusement and entertainment. the other day he sent me a perhapanauts story after i had told him that, now that the perhapanauts have assumed custody of the perhaps, the door is wide open for all kinds of wacky stories featuring our favorite cryptids. (the perhaps--if you will recall--is the nexus of all time and space, and provides access to any and all alternate realities. it is where every possible scenario you can think of--any many you can't--is alive and well and going on like nobody's business. anything can happen!)
so with that in mind, we were talking about maybe it would be cool to have, this halloween, instead of just a scary story contest, what about a perhapanauts scary story contest? what about inviting writers to send in their version of a scary story featuring one or more of the haps? what about posting artist's creepy halloween themed pin-ups of the perhapanauts?
let me know what you think and we'll get this party started!
could be fun!
dani sent me this yesterday...
The Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara , CA a few weeks ago caused these two to take shelter together. The fawn is 3 days old and the bobcat about 3 weeks. The fawn came from somewhere in the fire and the bobcat from Carpentaria. They immediately bonded and snuggled together under a desk in the Santa Barbara County Dispatch Office for several hours.
Animal Planet is reporting the bobcat kitten was rescued near Arnold Schwarzeneggers ranch, where it was dehydrated and near death.
They rescued the fawn during last weeks wildfire. Although wild animals, especially of separate species, are never placed together due to regulations, in this emergency situation, they had no choice. During the mayhem of the fire, they were forced to put animals anywhere they could, since they had run out of crates large enough for the fawn. The kitten ran to the fawn, and it was instant bonding.
"five for the fab four!"
1. "...swaying daisies sing a lazy song beneath the sun..."
mother nature's son
2. "...i don't know
should want to hide..."
you won't see me
3. "...changing my life with the wave of her hand..."
here, there, and everywhere
4. "...love you forever and forever, love you with all my heart..."
5. "...the man in the mac said you gotta go back, you know they never even gave us a chance..."
the ballad of john and yoko
6. "...and when i touch you i feel happy inside..."
i want to hold your hand
7. "...i'm so glad that she's my little girl..."
i feel fine
8. "...and the banker never wears a mac in the pouring rain..."
9. "...he wear no shoeshine, he got toe jam football..."
10. "...if there's anything that you want, if there's anything i can do..."
from me to you
have a great weekend!
smell ya later!