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Thursday, April 30th, 2015
10:31 pm
Pen pals with common interests

If anyone knows someone who'd make a good friend or pen pal for me, please let me know or give them my info

Name: Victoria
Age: 32
How many: Unsure
Where: US only, to save on stamps (unless we happen to be twins or something, than I would consider other countries)
Age of pen pals: 20+
Preference: Female
What I want: I would like someone with as many common interests as possible or similar to myself

About: I am social phobic, despite often dyeing my hair weird colors and my septum ring (I plan on more piercings and tattoos someday; hawk, nebulae and cat pawprints). I am introverted, so I am okay being alone most of the time. I spend my time watching shows online, Netflix, playing app games and swinging around a string on a stick for one of my play addicted cats.

Interests: Dumpster diving, urban exploration, primates, video games, Nintendo, video games, crafting, cooking, upcycling, adventures, nature, paganism, eclectic paganism, rocks, cats, treasure hunting, metal detecting, dreams, symbolism, glow in the dark, UV, coloring books, sidewalk chalk, feathers, rocks, old photographs, found treasures, metal detecting, cats, Legend of Zelda, blood, gore, aliens,

Books: I love Francesca Block and pretty much all her novels (though I don't always read). Spook Science Tackles the Afterlife, A Certain Slant of Light, Doreen Virtue... I love reading non-fiction from the new age section, books on the paranormal, etc. Neil Gaiman, Women who Run with Wolves is an awesome book, I haven't finished but plan to

Music: The Birthday Massacre, Otep, A Perfect Circle, Tapping the Vein, In This Moment, Lacuna Coil, FlyLeaf, Within Temptation, Smashing Pumpkins, BlackMill, Conjure One, Olive, Sneaker Pimps (with Kelli Ali only), Fever Ray, Robyn, Phil Collins, Michael Bublé, Matchbox 20, Live, Imogen Heap some Tori Amos. A lot of 80's and 90's music. Brainwave, binaural beats, meditation music, white noise, nature sounds etc.Sometimes what I like depends on my mood.

Movies: What Dreams May Come, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Silent Hill, Nightmare Before Christmas, Pan's Labyrinth, MirrorMask, Labyrinth, Legend, Interview with The Vampire, The Neverending Story, Ultraviolet, The Fifth Element, Underworld, The Fountain, Wristcutters: A Love Story

Tv: The 4400, Carnivàle, Arrested Development, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Regular Show, Criminal Minds, The Walking Dead (no I don't watch just for Daryl), Resurrection, Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunters, other paranormal shows... etc.

Sunday, June 9th, 2013
4:30 pm
New friends wanted
Name: Laura
Age: 32
Birthday: September 11
Gender: Female
Location: Nashville, TN
E-mail: helloabsalom [at] gmail [dot] com

Religion: I'm a seeker
Language: English
Interests: reading, writing, crafting, birds, crystal healing, tarot, sci-fi of all kinds, exploring my spirituality, going to live concerts, collecting vinyl records and comic books, playing video games, medieval history, renaissance fairs, and spending time with my wonderful fiance and adorable dogs
Music: I love all kinds of music. Here are some of my favorites: Bjork, Pokey La Farge, The Kills, any Jack White related projects, The Flaming Lips, Deftones, Karen Elson, Daft Punk, Pink Floyd, Seasick Steve, and sooooo many more.
Movies: Star Trek movies (old and new), Star Wars, Batman films (minus the terrible Batman Forever and Batman and Robin), Harry Potter films, Rushmore, The Royal Tennenbaums, Christopher Guest's films (Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, etc.), Drop Dead Fred, and The Wall movie are just some of my favorites.
Books: Anything by Neil Gaiman and books by Alison Weir. I also really love the Harry Potter books, Ender's Game, and Star Trek novels.
TV: We watch a lot of t.v in this house. We love The Walking Dead, Star Trek reruns, Family Guy, Friends, Fringe, Modern Family, Arrested Development, and my favorite show of the moment -- Adventure Time!

Handwrite/Typing: I typically hand write all of my letters. I guess I prefer that, but if you'd rather type that's fine too. I know all too well what sore hands feel like! Maybe you can just write me a tiny little handwritten note on your typed letter? ;) Yay compromise!
Length of Letters: I have verbal diarrhea most of the time so my letters can get on the long side! As such, I'd prefer a pal that wants to write a lot as well so I'm not doing all the "talking." I find that I'm regularly telling myself to stop, so my letters aren't painfully long. But they're definitely not one pagers. I'd say somewhere in the range of 5-15 pages depending on my mood.
Sending Gifts: Maybe as the friendship progresses we can swap crafts or small gifts.
Time till Response: I try to be as speedy as possible, but I work about 45 hours ever week so it may take me until the weekend to get to it.
Age of Penpal: 25-40
Male/Female: Female
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: Anywhere! You can find friends in any part of the world.
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: For over a decade
How Many Do You Want?: I guess as many who are interested in writing to me.
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: I really want someone who can relate to me and who's interested in what I have to say. My letters can be a little stream of consciousness so I hope I can find someone who doesn't mind if I'm a little scattered from time to time. It'd be neat to find someone I can talk to about my spiritual quest as I explore different things. I want someone who's open minded and not judgmental. :)

Please feel free to message via LJ, leave a comment or send an email. I look forward to hearing from you!

Current Mood: hopeful
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
8:52 pm
Looking for new pen pals :)
It seems I've lost about a third of my pen pals during this past year or so and because of that I am looking for a few new pen pals.

-Name: Lene
-Age: 28 (but I'll turn 29 this month. *yay*)
-Location: Odense, Denmark
-Occupation: Student at the university of Southern Denmark. Religion (religion history) is my major and history is my minor. I am currently working on my M. A. thesis which is a mix between folklore, religion, history and social science, i guess.

-Main interests: penpalling, gardening, living a low-impact life (though i don't want to go extreme with this), learning (about) languages, history, religion, reading books, crafting (knitting, crocheting, polymer clay, collages, decorating notebooks/boxes/other items.... etc), stamp collecting and a lot of other things... :)

-What genres of music are you into? My fav genres are black metal, death metal, folk/viking metal but my fav bands are the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, the Doors, Deep Purple... I also listen to some punk, pop, electronic music and rock.

-Favorite books: I love all i've ever read from the Danish author Kenneth Bøgh Andersen (he writes fantasy and horror stories), but I also really like the Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (some day after i've graduated from the uni, i will finally find the time to read the complete series!) and the Spook's Books by Joseph Delaney. Besides fantasy i prefer to read
non-fiction books. I am currently reading a book about fossil finds in Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire but have also just recently read books about mindfullness, living green, slavery, horror comedy movies and... i guess this indicates that when it comes to non-fiction I am open to almost all themes. LOL.
I am currently really really interested in pre-Christian Scandinavia, Scandinavian folklore and green living

-Favorite movies: The two all-time fav movies are "Nosferatu" and "Freaks". I do like b/w movies a lot (especially the horror-ones) but i like a lot of genres. I like horror movies a lot (though I've had this accidental ability to avoid some of the VERY famous ones like "nightmare on elm street" and "friday the 13th"), i also love a good (well... bad. LOL) action movie, comedies (in the "genre" where "Ace Ventura" and "Kung Pow" belong), some fantasy movies, lots of thrillers and... recently i've found a liking of old war-movies.

-Describe your ideal penpal: My ideal penpal should be willing to write long letters (i personally write letters that usually are 10-25 pages long), he/she must write handwritten letters (i always write by hand), he/she must be ok with the fact that i sometimes am a bit late (though never more than about 4 months) with my letters as sometimes other things in my life are more important than writing letters (this of course also means that i am perfectly fine with my pals being a little late with letters from time to time, too), we must share at least some interests ( i find it really hard to write with people i have nothing in common with) and he/she must be ok with the fact that i can sometimes be very direct and honest in my letters (i've had some bad experinces with this before so i need to make this clear. I never ask about something or make a comment just to hurt my pal.... i do it because i am interested in the answer and i am interested in getting to know my pal better). Oh, and I need my new pen pal to be ok with the fact that i rarely write questions in my letters, so just comment on whatever you want to in my letters :D
I think this is the main things in an ideal pen pal for me. This also hopefully give my new pen pals an idea about what "kind" of pen pal I am. :)

-What age do you want them to be? I'd prefer them to be about 27-32. If you're older/younger than this and think that we could really get a good friendship still, please convince me to be your new pen pal ;)
-What sex do you want them to be? Either
-What country do you want them to be from? Anywhere, really. :)
Monday, October 15th, 2012
9:06 pm
Name: Victoria
Sex: Female
Age: 29
Birthday: January 31st 1983
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Location: NE Ohio
E-mail: darkmoongazerlily@gmail.com

Main Interests: the paranormal, playing video games (Wii, Zelda etc), watching movies on Netflix from my queue which has 189 movies saved some horror, some drama, a mix of genres... I put anything that sounds decent there but all are questionable until watched. I love anything gypsy, love incense, candles, tarot, the moon, tea. I used to study Paganism and even though I am no longer, it still has a place in my heart.
Described as: shy, reclusive, liberal (as in, "you fucking liberal")
Significant Other?: Yes
Work?: No
Tattoos/Piercings: Ears, septum and navel, planning on a lot more though. I love piercings
Who are your favorite bands/singers?: Within Temptation (insanely love and listen to way too much), Tapping the Vein, OTEP, The Birthday Massacre, In This Moment, Massive Attack, Conjure One (some songs), A Perfect Circle, Smashing Pumpkins, Flyleaf, Delerium (some songs), "One Moment More" by Mindy Smith, Dryer, Fever Ray, Robyn (new), Kerli, Sarah Mclachlan, Ellie Goulding, LIGHTS
Favorite Books: Dangerous Angels (And Francesa Lia Block books in general), A Certain Slant of the Light, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, Smoke & Mirrors, The Graveyard Book.... I find myself reading a lot of YA fiction for some reason
Favorite Movie: What Dreams May Come, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Silent Hill, Nightmare Before Christmas, Pan's Labyrinth, MirrorMask, Labyrinth, Legend, Interview with The Vampire, The Neverending Story, The Butterfly Effect Ultraviolet, The Fifth Element, Underworld, The Fountain, The Invention of Lying, Wristcutters: A Love Story
Favorite T.V. Show: used to be Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunter, Paranormal Witness, The Dead Files, Bones, Criminal Minds, The Amazing World of Gumball.... but I don't watch TV anymore really just watch movies on Netflix but this gives you my taste in TV
Specifically Seeking: Female pen pals, just please have something in common with me
Where do you want them to be from?: USA please but I'll consider others
What age do you want them to be?: 20+ please
Friday, September 28th, 2012
9:31 pm
penpals and traveling journal
Right now I am really only looking for email/livejournal pals until I can find a job. I am unemployed/SAHM. I been doing a little babysitting neighbors kids for a little extra cash. That's only on occasion like when they can't find anyone else to baby sit they will pay me.  Anyways, I am 28 years old and into: paranormal, hautings, vampires, werewolves, faeries, dragons, writing, hiking, camping, etc.

I plan to start my version of a "Traveling Journal". If you want to join then email me (twoie2002@yahoo.com) and let me know and I can give you my address.  In my version of the Traveling Journal I am not going to be sending a notebook for you to do what you want with. Instead, take an 8.5 x 11 printer paper and decorate it up (both sides) with something about your area. (example: postcard, explain postcard if possible, movie theater ticket, newspaper clipping, pictures you have taken of the area, etc. Do a little explaining if possible.). Use stuff that explains your area and it's heritage, etc.  tell me how many people live there… birth to death ratio… or whatever.  I think you get the point. I plan to post all this to my livejournal page.

Please be sure to write your first name (at least) and where you are from (state, town, country).
Sunday, August 26th, 2012
6:33 pm
Seeking Friends, Could One Be You?
Music: Linkin Park, Sarah Brightman, Breaking Benjamin, 30 Seconds to Mars, Hans Zimmer,  Journey, Zen Meditation Music, Avril Lavigne, Amy Lee, Demi Lovato, Annie Lennox, Sarah McLachlan, Maroon 5.
Books/Writers: V.C Andrews, Anne Rice, the Batman Files, Susan Kay's Phantom, the Silver Metal Lover, J.R.R Tolkien. 
Movies:  the Last Unicorn, Batman Beings, Dark Knight Rises, the Avengers,1776,Classic Horror Films,/Horror Movies,  B Movies, The Conspirator, 90 Disney Movies, Legend, Labyrinth, Jumanji, Jurassic Park, Clue: the Movie, the Princess Bride, the Blues Brothers 2000, the Mothman Prophecies.
T.V Shows: Batman the Animated Series, the Twilight Zone, Fear Factor, Gargoyles, Law and Order Franchise Series, the X-Files, the Outer Limits.
Religion: Pagan
First of all. This is a new journal but I am not new to LJ.com. I am 30 years old. Talkative , open and, free spirited. I am very sensitive and I care a lot about my friends. Including my online friends. I take my online life as seriously as my offline life. I like to help my friends and be there for them. So if you are not looking for someone who is a little over bearing at times, then I'm not the right person for you.  I am looking for long time companionship , friends. I enjoy chatting and long emails. I tend to write a person several times a day. I can sometimes message a person up to fifty times a day. I know that sounds crazy but I do and I'm not sure if I can really help myself, if I get "stuck on you", or attached to you. I just really like to talk and try to be there for my friends. Just be aware that I can be a lot though for most people. I do have some health problems, along with issues with paranoia and stress related health problems. Nothing that can't be worked out though with understanding and compassion though. 
I am looking for someone who just wants friends and who can still put time in an online relationship like they do with their offline life. I know that's asking a lot and for most people online life is like a second hobby for them. For me it's one of the few ways I can really socialize with people though. I am really not that picky, so long as we can work through issues and that sort of thing. I just want friends but good friends and friends who won't just leave me because we are having problems.
Thank you.
Monday, June 11th, 2012
6:14 pm
Snailmail Pen Pals!
Name: Megan
Age: 22
Birthday: April 7th
Gender: Female
Orientation: Pansexual
Location: Georgia, USA
Occupation: Self Employed, Artist
Languages Spoken: English, know a bit of Spanish and German
Relationship status: Engaged
Religion: Eclectic Pagan (maybe)/ Spiritual

Interests: I have a wide range of interests. I am rather artist and creative. I crochet, sew, draw, paint, and do other forms of upcycle and multi-medium art. I recently gotten back into writing stories and philosophical essays. I like to study languages and cultures, especially Asian. I have a big interest in religion and the paranormal. I have studied Christianity, Hindu, Buddhism, Islam, and various forms of paganism. I'd say paganism is my favorite to study. As far as my own religious perspective, it's kind of complicated but would love to talk about it with anyone who would like to listen. I have always wanted to start a paranormal investigation team. I believe in spirits and ghosts, and would like to study them up close. As for mystical creatures like fairies and elves, I'm open-minded. They could have existed at some point in time and maybe the still do. I can't say for sure. I have somewhat of an Otaku side. I like anime, manga, and comic books, etc.

Music: I like all types of music. It usually varies with my mood.Though my favorite singer would have to Takanori Nishikawa.

Movies: I'm big for comedies. I like fantasy/paranormal/horror. My favorite actor is Nathan Lane.

TV: I don't watch tv much. I watch anime on netflix or online. I like Ouran High School Host Club, Fruits Basket, Chobits, Yu Yu Hakusho, and various others.

Reading: This is a hard one. I read at least two or three books a week, not including my comics and manga. I like fantasy and paranormal novels. I also read a lot of Chinese historical fiction.
Pen Pal Info
How many pen pals do you have? 1 at the moment
How many do you want? *shrugs* A few.
Do you want email pals? Sure
Do you want snail-mail pen pals? YES!!
How long are your letters? My letters can be long... Sometimes 5+ pages if it's a top I feel strongly about.
How long does it take you to reply to a letter? Recently a while because I've been busy. But I'm usually not this busy, so within a few days of receiving the letter.
Would you like your pen pal to be male or female? Either
Age: 18+
What are you looking for in a pen pal? I'm looking for someone who will actually write :D I'm sure we can find similar interests no matter who you are.

Where would you like them to be from?
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
12:19 pm
Seeking PenPals
Name: Kachina Strigine
Birthday: 31 October
Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Location: Texas
Language: English, Arabic, Japanese, some Korean, and learning Egyptian Hieroglyphics
E-mail: ccarico.av at gmail dot com

Religion: I don't subscribe to religion, but prefer spirituality. I practice Shamanism, Kemetics, Seidh Magick, and other such spiritual paths that help me to become more fully realized.

Interests: photography, research, anthropology, socio-linguistics, intelligent conversation, the pursuit of knowledge, Kabbalah, etc.

Music: I believe there are only two types of music, that which I like and that which I do not. Currently I have in heavy rotation Florence and the Machine, Babes in Toyland, Pentaphobe, etc... My fave all-time band is the Cure.

Movies: Tim Burton's work, David Lynch's work, Zombie films.....

Books: EA Wallis Budge, Neil Gaiman, Melissa Marr

TV: Doctor Who, Outnumbered, Sherlock, Game of Thrones, Doctor Martin

Handwrite/Typing: writing

Length of Letters: 2-3 pages at least

Sending Gifts: Yes!!

Time till Response: roughly a week

Age of Penpal: no preference

Male/Female: Either

Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: Anywhere and Everywhere

How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: as long as I can remember

How Many Do You Want?: 5

What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: someone I can be friends with
Sunday, January 29th, 2012
4:51 pm
A tad existential melancholy
Name: Victoria
Age: 28
Sign Aquarius
Gender: Female
Location: Ohio
Language: English
E-mail: skygazerlily at yahoo dot com

Religion: Here's where things get tricky-- well for me at least-- I don't really believe per se in anything, I consider myself an Agnostic Nihilist (nihilist in the existential sense)... really part of me actually wants to believe in things. I sometimes read books on angels, psychic abilities, I'll often look into the meaning of something that could be a symbol. I'm into the tarot, fortune telling cards (etc), the paranormal. However, I am on the fence for it all. An ex-friend of mine a long time ago, we discussed these things... how there is a difference between what we want to believe is true (or what we wish was true) and what we believe to be true *sigh*... so who knows about me... and religion or even spirituality. I believe in possibilities! I am into Pagan/New age-y stuff sometimes as well, studied it for 6 years and it still has a place in my heart! I want to get into ghost hunting as well... so that says something, to gather evidence and not to "disprove" that ghosts exist.

Interests: abandoned buildings (I honestly really have no friends and this isn't something I'd do alone but I have an interest in exploring them), the paranormal, nature, piercings, vampires, quotations, and video games (Wii), listening to music, watching movies/TV on Netflix, chatting/texting, playing around like a child or with childrens toys (which at this age I still love), wandering around the woods near my house picking up trash (with rubber gloves mind you) -- seeing what I can find (I plan to get a metal detector) and I plan to make "faerie" houses to place into the woods when they're clean, not that I believe in them... seems like it'd be fun though. I can be a tad unusual. From the interests from this community-- also love faeries, pointed ears (I'm considering the surgery to make mine pointed or get some fake ones to wear for awhile), mermaids, dress up, rainbows (double, circle, etc)

Music: Within Temptation (insanely love and listen to way too much), Tapping the Vein, OTEP, The Birthday Massacre, In This Moment, Massive Attack, Conjure One (some songs), A Perfect Circle, Smashing Pumpkins, Flyleaf, Delerium (some songs), "One Moment More" by Mindy Smith, Dryer, Fever Ray, Robyn (new), Kerli

Movies: What Dreams May Come, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Silent Hill, Nightmare Before Christmas, Pan's Labyrinth, MirrorMask, Labyrinth, Legend, Interview with The Vampire, The Neverending Story, Ultraviolet, The Fifth Element, Underworld, The Fountain, The Invention of Lying, Wristcutters: A Love Story

Books: I love Francesca Block and pretty much all her novels. Spook Science Tackles the Afterlife, A Certain Slant of Light... I love reading non-fiction from the new age section, books on the paranormal, etc.

TV: used to be Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunter, Paranormal Witness, The Dead Files, Bones, Criminal Minds, The Amazing World of Gumball.... but I don't watch TV anymore really just watch movies on Netflix but this gives you my taste in T

Handwrite/Typing: Hand write
Length of Letters: 2-3 pages at least
Sending Gifts: Not really
Time till Response: Week or so
Age of Penpal: 18+
Male/Female: Either
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: Anywhere (preferably US, to save money)
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: 15yrs, off and on
How Many Do You Want?: 2-3
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: Someone I could possibly get along with and someone I have similar interests with maybe... and maybe make a good friend

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Monday, June 13th, 2011
1:28 pm
 Name: Karen but I tend to go by Valdis.
Age: 23
Birthday: 1/27/1988
Gender: Female
Location:  Southern Illinois
E-mail: krnbtlr3@gmail.com

Religion: Pagan. 
Language: English
Interests: Music, Gardening, Cats, Goats, Sewing, Black Metal, Fantasy Novels. You can see more on my first journal post.
Music: Bands such as but not limited to Burzum, Forgotten Tomb, Mayhem, Evoken, Sun o ))), Pantheist, Darkthrone, Catacombs, and the like.
Movies: American Psycho, Zombies, LOTR.
Books: Favorite authors include R. A. Salvatore, George R. R. Martin, Robert Jordan.
TV: I don't have cable so I rarely ever watch tv. Mostly the news.

Handwrite/Typing: I prefer to write but I have JRA (a form of arthritis) so sometimes I have no choice but to type.
Length of Letters: Any.
Sending Gifts: Currently an unemployed student so probably not unless its hand made.
Time till Response: few days.
Age of Penpal: over 18.
Male/Female: doesn't matter.
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: doesn't matter.
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: on and off for 3 years.
How Many Do You Want?: 1 to 3.
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: Someone that will continue writing even if life gets buy. A short letter is better than no letter at all. I like to do surveys a lot to so I'm big into questioning each other.

Current Mood: cheerful
Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
9:51 am
newbie penpal
Name: Sarah
Age: 22
Birthday: 14th January, which makes me a capricorn.
Gender: Female
Orientation: bisexual.
Location: Crawley, West Sussex (Near London and Brighton).
Occupation: Youth worker.
Languages Spoken: English and broken German
Relationship status: Long Term Relationship

Interests: Cooking / Baking, Reading, Writing, Listening to music, Watching films, True Crime, Cats, Rabbits, Fashion, Make up, Lazing around, Hanging out at the beach, shopping.

Music: I like all types of music, some of my fave bands are: Kate Nash, Adele, Machine head, slipknot, bring me the horizon, Architects, Parkway Drive, Rhianna, Avril Lavigne, No doubt, Garbage, Pink, Katy perry, linkin park, rob zombie etc.

Movies: I like quite a lot, I am interested in old films / westerns as my partner loves watching them at his family. i also love all horror / gore/ serial killer typre films, romance, chick flicks. I would be here all day writing so I give you my fave 10: 10 things I hate about you, the ugly truth, it's complicated, the strangers, Harry potter films (I can cheat :P), cemetary junction, pulp fiction, Monster, House of 1000 corpse and juno.

TV: I am obsessed with tv shows, I love Grey's anatomy, family guy, american dad, secret diary of a call girl, bob's burgers, gossip girl, house, Dexter, the OC, one tree hill, gilmore girls etc.

Reading: I love reading, I own about 100 books of different genre. I enjoy reading true crime / serial killers, chick lit, classics and finding new authors. Some of my fave authors are richard laymon, stephan king, Cecilia Ahern, Marian keyes etc.
Pen Pal Info
How many penpals do you have? None
How many do you want? 5
Do you want email pals? No thank you.
Do you want snail-mail penpals? Yes.
How long are your letters? I usually write quite long letters in the past.
How long does it take you to reply to a letter? I will usually write a reply as soon as I read the incoming letter.
Would you like your penpal to be male or female? Female
Age: late teens early 20's.
What are you looking for in a pen pal? I'm looking for someone who has similar interests, not all the same as I like learning new things for people. I would also like them to maybe do package swaps every now and then.
Where would you like them to be from? It doesn't matter, I would like them to be in the USA, Austriliara and Europe.

I also do not mind writing first.
Friday, March 4th, 2011
9:02 am
just an intro.
Name: Severyn (I will not post my real name here)
Pennsylvania (USA)

My own mix of paganism.
Check my profile for these.
Ego Likeness, Angelspit, Omnia, Faun, Voltaire, The Dreamside, Tori Amos, The Gypsy Nomads, Assemblage 23, Alice in Chains, Combichrist, KMFDM, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Rasputina, Garbage, The Dresden Dolls, Dead Can Dance, and lots of others
Stardust, Neverwhere, Mirrormask, Coraline, Pirates of the Caribbean, LOTR, Labyrinth, How to Train Your Dragon, Sweeney Todd, Van Helsing, Underworld, Inkheart, Eragon, Alice in Wonderland, Tim Burton movies, Merlin, Legend, etc.
anything by Neil Gaiman, fantasy, craft books, etc.
Animal Planet, Criminal Minds, That 70s Show, Whale Wars, etc.

Either one
Length of Letters:
That depends on how much has happened, or how much there is to respond to.
Sending Gifts:
Maybe, but doubtful (lack of funds)
Time till Response:
Pretty quick, I think, but will also probably vary.
Age of Penpal:
24 or older
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?:
Preferably Europe, but it really doesn't matter.
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?:
Off and on throughout my life.
How Many Do You Want?:
At least one.. beyond that, I'm not picky.
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?:
Just nice people to talk to, who have some similar interests. Manipulative, deceitful, or cruel people are out of the question.

Current Mood: thirsty
Thursday, December 30th, 2010
2:54 am
Hi there. :)
Name: Leslie
Age: 30
Birthday: March 28
Gender: Female
Location: Florida
E-mail: milkysea@hereafterthis.org (this forwards to a gmail account)

Religion: I'm more spiritual than religious. I consider myself kind of bufft-style. I probably identify more with pagan. But I am very fascinated with catholicism as an interest.
Language: English. I am also trying to learn American Sign Language on my own.
Interests: karaoke, online Star Trek gaming, mythology, photography, spirituality, sewing(just learning), working with my support group, video games, card games, table-top RPGs, acting in a community theater, making graphics, blogging, etc..
Music: I love a little bit of everything. My style ranges from musicals to Lady Gaga to indie people that most don't know about (like Michal Towber or Alisan Porter) & I love anything by Glee.
Movies: Star Trek, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Terminator series, Avatar, Prince of Persia, Inception, Empire Records (my favorite movie of all time!), LOTR, Neverending Story, Other Boleyn Girl, Paranormal Activity, Repo: The Genetic Opera, anything Disney, etc..
Books: I will read anything at least once. I love classic literature & love reading poetry. Also fantasy & science fiction.
TV: Walking Dead, Buffy,Lost, Ghost Adventures, Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, documentaries, Criminal Minds, Cold Case, etc

Handwrite/Typing: Either is fine with me. I will probably handwrite. I may type if I need to.
Length of Letters: 2-3 pages usually.
Sending Gifts: Small ones maybe. I think it depends on the people.
Time till Response: As fast as I can do it. I have a busy life sometimes & it's hard to find quiet time to myself.
Age of Penpal: I'd prefer 25+. Close to my age would be nice.
Male/Female: Either is fine with me.
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: United States. Though I might be open to other places as long as there isn't a language barrier.
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: Ever since I was a kid.
How Many Do You Want?: 2-3 maybe.
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: I would like similar interests, a connection.
Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
2:24 am
New Pen Pals
Name: Jennifer-Lynn
Age: 29
Birthday:  8/10/81 
Gender:  Female
Location:  New Britain, CT
Single.  No kids.  One dog.
Just because I have no kids or no man/woman (I am bisexual), I do not mind hearing about them, so feel free.
I would also like to say that I am incredibly open minded, and do not think someone hyper-religious would approve.

E-mail: poeticgoddss@hotmail.com
Additional note:  If we were pen pals before, and I disappeared, please give me a chance.  Know that my life had taken some major changes in 2010, and I am a new person, for better or worse, and would like to begin pen palling again.

Religion: N/A
Language: English only
Interests: knitting, cooking/baking, watching movies, reading, Netflix
Music:  It would take forever to list everything in my mp3 player at the moment. I'm always looking for someone new...so feel free to send me a message that simply reads "check this band out"...but I will google any artist you mention and will give it a listen.
Books: : STIR-FRY, FACE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD, LOSING IT, THE FUCK-UP, THE HOTTEST STATE, I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL, WORD FREAK, REMEMBERING BLUE, JEMIMA J , SUMMER SISTER, PINK SLIP, GOOD IN BED, LIFE IN THE FAT LANE, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, anything by Debbie Macomber---but especially the BLOSSOM STREET and CEDAR COVE series, an array of cheesy teen novels, anything by Nicholas Sparks, anything by Jane Green, anything by Arthur Nersisian (although it must be said that Nersisian is an amazing writer but an absolute douche in person), anything by Scott Westerfield, the TWLIGHT saga, the HARRY POTTER books (especially the fifth one). I tend to read about three or four books a week, although ths year it's a lot less. If you're interesed, at the moment I am reading Tucker Max's new book A**HOLES FINISH FIRST. So far, pretty classic Tucker Max.
TV: I don't watch TV, yet, at the same time, I am addicted to certain shows, most of which are no longer on the air anymore. Thank goodness, again, for Netflix. I just finished Season 1 of "Parenthood", which I loved...can't wait for Season 2 to end so it becomes available. "Drop Dead Diva" and "Gilmore Girls" are other favorites..."ER" (every season) is at my local library, and I keep saying that'll be my way of dealing with the snow if I don't find a new job before I get to watch it all. However, next on my list for TV shows is actually "Ugly Betty". If I do actually watch TV, it's usually stuff like "How I Met Your Mother", "Big Bang Theory"...and I am dying for the day when all the seasons of "Cold Case" become available on DVD.

Handwrite/Typing: I have to handwrite at the moment, as I don't have a printer, but I don't mind either...it actually takes me longer to handwrite mainly because I am recovering from a neuro disorder that makes writing hard.
Length of Letters: at least three pages, double sided
Sending Gifts:  I am broke right now...which is why I can only have US pen pals.  Therefore, I won't be sending much other then letters right now, but if we get to that point, it's all good.
Time till Response:  at most a week
Age of Penpal:   over 18 please
Male/Female:  either is fine by me
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?:  US only
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?:  on and off since I was 8
How Many Do You Want?:   3, maybe 4...I don't know yet.
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?:   Someone who I can relate to...yes, it's very important to me that we have something, anything, in common.  Be it crafting, reading, movies,  string of bad relationships we can vent about, camping...anything.  I just want someone to talk to, and who will talk back.
Sunday, August 15th, 2010
1:04 pm
Saturday, July 31st, 2010
9:25 am
My Ad!
Name: Danielle
Age: 29
Birthday: April 2nd 1981
Gender: Female
I am Married
Location: Arizona
E-mail: daniellefaye@gmail.com

Religion: Lutheran
Language: English, but I can understand some Japanese and Spanish

Interests: I love to read, I work in an academic library and am devoted to learning, sometimes I consider myself an artist and I especially like to draw, but lately I've been learning metalworking. Cooking and baking are also things that I do a lot. My major fields of study are languages, and Library Science. I also enjoy studying and discussing literature. I collect unicorns. I allegedly belong to a pirate reenactment group as the ship's cook. I do play videogames such as Neverwinter Nights, Heroes of Might and Magic, and WoW finally caught me. I hate first person shooters and get motion sick easily.

Music: Five Iron Frenzy, Brave Saint Saturn, Billy Joel, Kosmos Express, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Lady Gaga

Movies: Akira, Alien, Batman Begins, Dark Knight, The Dark Crystal, The Emperor's New Groove, The Incredibles, Paprika, Perfect Blue, The Royal Tenenbaums, Up

So lots of cartoons, smart action films, darker comedies. Nothing too gory or violent, but I do like psychological thrillers. And I love the Muppets

Books: Authors: Robin McKinley, Neil Gaiman, Iain M. Banks, Anne McCaffrey, Octavia Buttler, Terry Pratchett, Enchi Fumiko, Peter S Beagle, Dave Barry, Alan Dean Foster, Carla Speed McNeil, Ray Bradbury,

Individual Books/series: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien, Dracula series by Fred Saberhagen, Unicorn Chronicles by Bruce Coville, Catch 22 by Joesph Heller, The Bridge Over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle, Watchmen by Alan Moore, Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut,

Tons and tons more

TV: I don't watch a lot of TV, but I do watch some things on Hulu, and I like internet series like The Nostalgia Critic, Red Vs. Blue, Atop the Fourth Wall, YuGiOh Abridged, DragonballZ Abridged

I have on DVD: Venture Bros, Fraggle Rock, Haibane Renmei, Serial Experiments Lain, Get Smart

Handwrite/Typing: Either is fine with me, I might type a letter to get it out in time when my wrist is acting up.
Length of Letters: Any length is fine, I'm okay with someone who wants to trade medium to short letters
Sending Gifts: I'm unopposed, I usually like to include a few stickers in other insertables with letters
Time till Response: grad school is over so it should be within a week
Age of Penpal: Any
Male/Female: Either
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: Anywhere
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: A few years
How Many Do You Want?: A few
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: I'm open to lots of different people, but I'll have the most in common with people interested in education or literature
Friday, July 30th, 2010
12:49 pm
Name: Erin
Sex: female
Age: 18
Birthday: ;)
Current Location: Pennsylvania
Occupation : Soon to be in the Army National Guard
Language: English
Hobbies/ Interest: art, blogging, writing, reading, photography
Relationship status: It's complicated :(
Tattoos / piercing : none yet

Favorite movies: Harry Potter, POTC, Disney in general, LOTR, Shrek
Favorite TV show: I like show on Hallmark and other tv channels that play old tv shows. I used to watch Gilmore Girls. I also watch a lot of Bravo.
Favorite music: Alternative Rick but I like other things here and there like classical, country, rap, etc.

How many penpals do you have :none
How many penpals do you want: as many as I can handle :D
Do you want snail mail penpals? : start with email then snail mail after trust is earned :)
Do you want new LJ friends? : sure
What are some countries you want to meet friends from?: Anywhere it seems hard being an American and finding penpals on sites because people want European friends or Japanese friends.
What age do you want them to be?: Any
What sex do you want them to be? : Any
How long are your letters: Depends
How long does it take for you to reply a letter? : 1-2 days
Do you write by hand or type? : Both
Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
10:46 am
Hi! <3
Name: Kat, though when writing I usually go by Artemis.
Age: 23
Birthday: April 24
Gender: Female
Location: Colorado, though currently moving to another part of Colorado.
E-mail: goodnightclover@yahoo.com

Religion: Don't really have a religion...does Dreamer count as a religion?  Anyway, I get along with people of all religions.  I'm very open minded.
Language: English.  Teeny bit of high school Spanish, and a little bit of Japanese too.
Interests: Art, reading, writing, nature, my cats, paper cranes, some video games like Dragon Age.
Music: Abney Park, The Beatles, Nightwish, Vienna Teng, Heather Dale...lots of others.
Movies: Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Underworld, Pan's Labyrinth, Letters from Iwo Jima, Quest for Camelot.
Books: Anything by Garth Nix, Tolkien, Lian Hearn, or Michelle Zink.  I also loved the Gemma Doyle Trilogy (A Great and Terrible Beauty...) and am currently reading The Book of Lost Things.
TV: Supernatural, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Bones, Ghost Hunters.

Handwrite/Typing: Definitely prefer handwriting. There's something special about letters that you take the time to write up by hand. <3
Length of Letters: Depends on what I have to say...usually two pages, possibly more.  It also depends on the paper I am using.
Sending Gifts: I can't usually afford it, but birthdays may be an exception.
Time till Response: Depends on what's going on in my life at the time, but usually no longer than a week.
Age of Penpal: Close to my age.  Maybe late teens to upper twenties.
Male/Female: Either.
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: Anywhere. 
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: On and off for a few years.  But I've been writing letters almost my whole life.
How Many Do You Want?: 1-2
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: Someone with similar interests and hobbies who is open minded and loves to write letters. <3

Current Mood: nostalgic
11:47 am
new community
(i'm not sure that it's allowed to do this kind of post in this community but if it's not then i hope the moderator will delete it)

I made a new community that is about pen palling and snail mail and stuff like that. it's not a community about finding new pen pals or sell something snail mail-related. among other things we talk about problems we have with penpalling and we post pictures of things we want to swap (not sell) or newly received letters/packages that we are really excited about.

this far the community has only been up for about 12 hours so we only have very few entries and members still.

If you're interested in joining here's the link: penpalrelated
Thursday, July 1st, 2010
6:56 pm

Name: Liana, or just Lilly
Age: 30
Birthday: June 28th
Gender: Female
Location: East Coast, US of A

Religion: none really but I like studying Religions
Language: English, German (as my native one), started to learn Russian, but not fluent at all
Interests: Letters, Fantasy, Books, Crafting, Flowers, Internet, PC Games (mostly Fantasy based MMO's such as Aion)
Music: take a peek here:

Movies: well, i mostly don't watch TV which includes movies, unless it's one that could really touch my heart. The last movie I watched was called "Stalker" by a Russian director, who also made the original Solaris-movie. I did enjoy Pi, The Perfume, Lost Highway,.. well mostly movies that are not Hollywood-based, often drama-ish but not in the classical "love/heartbreak" style.
Books: oooh Fantasy (just finished a book called "Beauty" which I can only recommend to read), Science Fiction, and then also books that give me some knowledge of the world (Psychology, History, Literature studies)
TV: like I said, I don't really watch TV but if i stumble upon something, it has to do with discoveries, often the BBC ones, since they are just amazing :D

Handwrite/Typing: I do handwrite since i have a ton of stationary lol
Length of Letters: Oh that depends on what i have to say, but I tend to write 2-3 pages minimum, depending of the size of the paper (and with 2-3 pages I do not mean little sheets of sanrio paper, I am talking about real stationary ^^)
Sending Gifts: That depends on what I am working on craftwise, but if there is something that I liek to share, I will send it to my friends.
Time till Response: the longest would be a week, but it depends if I travel or not, but if I travel, I normally bring writing stuff with me.
Age of Penpal: somewhere around my age would be nice, but of course I can't expect that, since I am not a person that thinks about age that much. It depends if you are mature, but also kind and funny. So the real question actually would be, what kind of people do I look for ;)
Male/Female: I tend to have female penpals, but I do like males as well. I might add, I am not looking for a Romance.
Where Do You Want Them To Be From?: anywhere, even avalon ;)
How Long Have You Been Penpaling?: oh since like I was 8 or 9.
How Many Do You Want?: just a few, maybe 2-3, maybe 5. I am not looking for quantity but rather quality
What Are You Looking For In a Penpal?: well as I mentioned earlier, I would love to find a mature friend, maybe someone around my age, but not a must. I would like to talk about books, crafts and philosophy besides daily things, so if you are interested in those topics, that would be great!

So, if this sounds good email me, I don't bite :)

Current Mood: hopeful
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