Ever go through one of those periods where there's just 'stuff' going on in life, but there's nothing really to be said about it so you say nothing and one day you realize it's be a while since you said anything? Me, too.

So how is everyone?
littlebitca: (Default)
( Jun. 7th, 2009 10:41 pm)
During the last hour of the drive to Michigan, the part off-freeway:

97 For Sale real estate signs. 97.

The usual average is maybe 20some.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Apr. 21st, 2009 12:22 pm)
A week or so ago you may recall a news item about a Texas State Representative who suggested that Asian-Americans should change their names because they're too hard to pronounce and came under some major outrage and mockery for this.

The irony, it burns.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Apr. 18th, 2009 12:21 am)
I swear I get the best ones of these!

Your challenge is to write crossover fanfiction combining Left Behind and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
The story should use martial arts as a plot device!

Generated by the Terrible Crossover Fanfiction Idea Generator

The last time I did this it was Lord of the Rings and Muppet Babies, living on a farm. And all I could think of was "Farmer Giles of Ham".
littlebitca: (Asterix)
( Apr. 16th, 2009 01:21 am)
(from [livejournal.com profile] zuisa)

- X what you saw
- O what you haven't finished/saw sizable portions
- Bold what you loved
- Strike for what you disliked/hated
- Leave unchanged if neutral

Okay, let's be honest. I have the entire Disney collection which includes everything listed here (yes, I mean Song of the South), the ones not listed here, the animated shorts and the combination animation/live action ones. Let's just assume I have seen and liked them. *self-confessed Disney geek which does not mean that one agrees with everything the company has done*

And now: the meme )
Why your publisher, which is you, should seek a better Internet Lawyer than the current legal counsel, which is you:

As for her publisher, AV Paranormal, their official statement in regards to accusations of copyright infringement is as follows:

"When fictional characters become such an intricate part of the popular psyche, as is the case with the Twilight Saga, legal boundaries become blurred, and copyright laws become increasingly difficult to define. This is especially the case when actual cities like Forks and Volterra are used as the novel's settings. Such settings are not copyrightable, as they are considered public domain. Similarly, the Quileute Nation is also not copyrightable, and neither are vampire or werewolf legends. Copyright laws protect writers from unauthorized reproductions of their work, but such reproductions only include verbatim copying. Characters are only copyrightable if their creator draws them or hires an artist to draw them. Stephenie Meyer herself borrowed a great deal from previous works dealing with these mythologies."

The full story here.
I am inordinately amused that the gmail sponsored link on my spam filter is invariably a recipe for spam.

This morning: Spam Confetti Pasta!

Make and fling!! (No cleanup suggestions, though).
I think this book really needs a photo and description. I mean, there has to be solid gold involved somehow, doesn't there?
Had the roof shoveled. This is the snow pile it created. Luckily my nice handyman was good enough to also shovel a pathway so I can get out.

Good thing I like snow.
littlebitca: (Kitties2)
( Jan. 24th, 2009 01:41 am)
There are elephants galumping loudly around my house but every time I look for them they disguise themselves as cats.
littlebitca: (SnoopyDance)
( Jan. 20th, 2009 12:52 pm)
The official White House web page:

littlebitca: (Default)
( Jan. 20th, 2009 09:41 am)
Watching the inaugural activities I realized that the last time I'd heard the President's inaugural address live it included the words:

"And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country."

Huh. Thinking thinky thoughts.
littlebitca: (DawnNewYear)
( Jan. 1st, 2009 12:54 am)

Hope it's a good one!
To all my online friends:

Joy to the World

Wishing you all peace on Earth and goodwill to all mankind.
Joss Whedon on Crafts and Craftiness:

"It's an age-old war. Like the werewolves and the vampires. I think Underworld was actually originally about crocheters and knitters but they thought it would be too controversial so they changed it to vampires and werewolves."
Bizarre but funny fleeting thought...

Imagine the conversation between Spike and Harmony over Twilight.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Dec. 7th, 2008 04:05 pm)
Having been reminded by [livejournal.com profile] deevalish, I have decorated for Christmas.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Nov. 17th, 2008 02:13 pm)
Since I haven't noticed this anywhere on my f'list, and since it's happening tomorrow:

LJ News on the server move

"The long-awaited server move takes place this Tuesday, November 18, at 8:00 a.m. PST. We're moving the site from servers based in San Francisco to the servers in our new data center in Montana. A massive data move like this takes a lot of heavy lifting, and to haul all that data from San Francisco to Montana, we have to take the site down, starting at 8:00 a.m. PST on Tuesday morning. We don't think the move will take more than four hours, but there's always the possibility that it could take longer (the best laid plans and all).

What Does This Mean for You?

During the downtime, nothing on LJ will be available—no posting, no Friends page, no LJ mail, nada. When we bring the site back up, we're going to ease into it rather than open up a floodgate of traffic. Posting might not be immediately available or the site could be slow to load for a while.
littlebitca: (Flag)
( Nov. 5th, 2008 11:14 am)
"So let us summon a new spirit of patriotism; of service and responsibility where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look after not only ourselves, but each other."

-- Barack Obama, acceptance speech

I've fallen off the face of the Earth...


...and I can't get up!!
Your challenge is to write crossover fanfiction combining Lord of the Rings and Muppet Babies.
The story should use living on a farm as a plot device!

Generated by the Terrible Crossover Fanfiction Idea Generator

littlebitca: (XanderBook)
( Sep. 17th, 2008 11:41 pm)
When you see this, post another Buffy quote in your LJ. Let's see how long this can go on.

BUFFY: Oh my god.

XANDER: (amazed) And so say all of us.

BUFFYBOT: Say, look at you. You look just like me! We're very pretty.

WILLOW: Two of them!

XANDER: Hey, I know this! They're both Buffy!

BUFFY: (annoyed at him) No, *she*'s a robot. She acts just like that girlfriend-bot that Warren guy made. You guys couldn't tell me apart from a robot?
littlebitca: (Marzipan)
( Sep. 17th, 2008 10:30 pm)
When you see this, post another Buffy quote in your LJ. Let's see how long this can go on.

Like if I'm old and blue-haired, and I turn the corner in Istanbul and there you are, I won't be surprised.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Jul. 3rd, 2008 02:38 am)
Image of the Day )
littlebitca: (Callie2008)
( Jun. 27th, 2008 07:33 pm)
There will be massive (athough not all at once) picspam from my ginormouse road trip, but to hold over until then, I give you the current farm kittens, approximately 8 weeks old:

The Bobsey Twins: Bob and Zee

Miss Kitty Fantabbyco

With MamaCallie and Stalking the Elusive Blue Feather Bird

You can't see us!

littlebitca: (RoadTrip!)
( Jun. 12th, 2008 10:39 pm)
Hi from [livejournal.com profile] ladystarlightsj and me, from somewhere in Washington between Oregon and Spokane!! Hee!
On Sunday, [livejournal.com profile] ladystarlightsj and I had lunch at Darby's Pub. Darby wasn't there at the time, but we did find Graffiti in the ladies' room. We didn't ask why.
littlebitca: (RoadTrip!)
( Jun. 10th, 2008 03:04 am)
Apparently Portland is only 8 miles from Vancouver. It seemed farther when we were driving it.

Tomorrow, Powell's Books!! Whee!!!
littlebitca: (Ridin' a Biker)
( Jun. 8th, 2008 10:40 pm)
Hai interwebz my name is little bit
Today we make the first attempt to move the kitties to the new house. Here's hoping it's successful and laceration-free. Yeah, right. Here's hoping it's successful and nothing requires a trip to the ER.
littlebitca: (Default)
( May. 12th, 2008 12:50 pm)
Unexpected song choice for 'One Hit Wonders Weekend':

"We Are The Champions"
From [livejournal.com profile] ann1962

If you need a hug, consider yourself hugged. Pass it on!

Or for those that prefer a flower, here's one:

(Click for larger image)
littlebitca: (Default)
( Apr. 27th, 2008 04:25 pm)
Image of the Day )

As the above evidence shows that Spring has arrived, so I have spiffed my journal.
littlebitca: (Lemming)
( Apr. 15th, 2008 06:31 pm)
Tagged by [livejournal.com profile] ninerva

List seven habits/quirks/facts about yourself.

1) I like coconut.

2) I 'consume' far more virtual chocolate than I do actual chocolate. Though I must admit I'm much better at taking my daily vitamins now that they make them in chocolate.

3) Despite the inconveniences I find I really do like living in small towns/rural areas more than I do living in big cities.

4) I love planning things out. I hate discovering that my physical abilities just don't match up with my imagination.

5) I changed jobs entirely in my late 30s, going all the way back to an entry level position in the new field.

6) I like exploring new places.

7) I enjoy taking photographs. I don't think I'm an amazing photographer, and I will rarely be in the photos I take. My main reason is to share what I'm seeing with others who are not there to see it. *reminds self about 'photo of the day'*

I was going to say I don't talk about myself much in 'public' but then I figured you already knew that.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Mar. 22nd, 2008 12:17 am)
Images of the Day )

And since today is my 5th anniversary on LJ, here is a meme for you all:

Everyone has things they blog about. Everyone has things they don't blog about. Challenge me out of my comfort zone by telling me something I don't blog about, but you'd like to hear about, and I'll write a post about it. Ask for anything: latest movie watched, last book read, political leanings, thoughts on yaoi, favorite type of underwear, graphic techniques, etc.
littlebitca: (Default)
( Feb. 28th, 2008 10:22 pm)
Lost musings -- speculative, not spoilery )

Hmmmm. Somehow I think this is not random chance.
For my friends who are Muppet fans -- I found this game years ago and it's one of the bestest-ever time-wasters! The company had long gone out of business and on a whim I googled and here it is!!!

Muppets Inside

[kermit] Yaaaaayayayayayaay!!! [/kermit]
littlebitca: (Default)
( Jan. 2nd, 2008 09:30 pm)
And I have winterized my journal, hee!
littlebitca: (Default)
( Jan. 1st, 2008 11:48 am)
Happy Gregorian calendar New Year, everyone!!

I am following my usual New Year's Day tradition: watching the Tournament of Roses Parade in preparation for ignoring football for the rest of the day!
littlebitca: (WinterSolstice)
( Dec. 21st, 2007 10:02 am)
Happy Winter Solstice, everyone!

P.S. If it's the first day of winter, where's my snow?!?
Now that I am back from warm places, I see it's time for the annual Christmas memeing. So...

24 Questions Christmas Quiz )

A Christmas Quotes Quiz )