October 11th, 2006


So, we'll see how this goes

I have imported my LJ, "The Daily Mustard," to my facebook account. My public posts will be spread around over there like fine manure. Let a thousand flowers bloom, and all that.

My two friends lists are very different, however, so I may have to think about my audiences more carefully. My LJ f-list tends to be very mature, highly political, theologically argumentative, occasionally snarky, and, well -- "eccentric" would be the tidiest label. Just like me. My facebook flist tends to be young adults -- mostly college students of my personal acquaintance -- most of whom I have not burdened with some of the stronger stuff (opinions, experiences, etc.) I've laid out from time to time on LJ.

So the occasional flinging of flaming feces will have to go behind "friends-only" barriers, to spare those unable or uninterested in putting up with my bolder expressions. This is not to say that my young friends would be shocked or anything -- but that's not what our relationships have been about; if any of them want that kind of relationship, they can meet me in the depths of LiveJournal. Facebook is for lighter -- or anyway, less personal -- fare.
compass rose

People are dying to get in

Defending the Dead Defending the Dead

Civil war cannons at the cemetery in Spencer
Veterans Memorial, Spencer Veterans Memorial, Spencer

Note the use of geodes in constructing this pavilion

On my jaunt over to Spencer last weekend, I drove through the cemetery. I once lived right next to this cemetery (we had ZERO trick-or-treaters that year). I remember these cannons and the pavilion well. We used to play on them as children.

The cannons are the shape called "soda pop bottle." They were breech-loading guns. The pavilion behind them is covered in geodes, which are found all around this neck of the woods.

Hangin' out together

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

Sassafras, Cuthbert, and Deanne share a couch

It's not all frantic activity around our house. Sometimes, we get to chill. Cuthbert and Sassafras don't hang out together, though, unless they are both wanting to share space with one of us. Here Sassy and collinsmom were sharing a couch when Cuthbert decided to take a lap.