a_leprechaun: (residual life 2)
I seem to have inadvertently celebrated the Solstice by walking in the woods with [livejournal.com profile] lanthiriel and talking about life, the universe and everything.

Now I am going to advertently celebrate it by meditating.

Is "advertently" a word?

<3 Peace, Love & Joy.
a_leprechaun: (lost in the woods)
I did it.

My throat feels parched and my palms sore and my arms weak, but I did it. I finally climbed the tree in my front yard.

It's not a tall tree. From the very top I would barely be able to see over my roof. But the first branch is above my head, so (as I figured when I began trying to climb it last year) in order to sit in the very lowest notch I would have to grab onto it and haul myself up almost five feet. A few minutes of trying that, even with my feet braced against the trunk, was enough to tire my arms out.

But today I did it. On this day in December when it's warm enough to frolic--December in New York and 60 degrees. I conquered the first branch of the tree. All it took was trying something a little different, roling onto the branch a different way than I'd been trying to.


I can't wait to climb it again.
a_leprechaun: (pirate's life (sanji))
Comment and I'll give you a letter; then you have to list 10 things you love that begin with that letter. Afterwords, post this in your journal and give out some letters of your own.

rocknlobster gave me... )

Firefly: the official companion vol.1
a_leprechaun: (true friends (WAS))
like summer light before it turns to nighttime

so let the North Winds blow... )

The snow had me feelin' all hobbity with LotR-ness, and it's not even Decemeber :P So now I'm watching RotK.

a_leprechaun: (tumnus music)

Playing my flute--my Irish flute, pennywhistle, whatever you want to call it--has always been a cathartic experience for me. Helps my thoughts settle and all that. Plus it's just something I'd really like to be good at. The goal is to get to that place where the rest of me can sit back while my fingers work the magic and the music just is.

Today, after more than 3 years of practicing, I stood under one of the NU campus willows and played, and it felt for the first time like I maybe, might be, could possibly be stepping onto the threshold of that place.


I am going to take some Astronomy classes in the future. The science mystifies me too much for me to not. I still want to be an actress, but I've too long pushed aside the idea of taking more Astronomy because I "need to be focused" on the acting. I can't pass up the chance to learn more about what's out there.

So sod what I said at the end of high school about never taking another math class. I'll do calculus if it means I can think about the stars.
a_leprechaun: (bonkers toon criminal)

My Personality
Openness To Experience
Test Yourself Compare Yourself View Full Report

Ugg Boots, MySpace Codes and MySpace Layouts by Pulseware Survey Software

You are neither a subdued loner nor a jovial chatterbox. You enjoy time with others but also time alone. Stressful and frustrating situations can often be upsetting to you, but you are sometimes able to get over these feelings and cope with these situations. Novelty, variety, and change spice up your life and make you a curious, imaginative, and creative person. People see you as tough, critical, and uncompromising and you have less concern with others' needs than with your own. You like to live for the moment and do what feels good now. Your work tends to be careless and disorganized.

Bolded = that which I find especially true )

To paraphrase [livejournal.com profile] rocknlobster, I just about wanted to bold that whole thing. Good, acurate quiz, that.

I identified myself as a Sagittarius for the first time today. Hooray for the spiritual sign.

Last night was.... just what we needed. :)
a_leprechaun: (zp emily wild and young)
[livejournal.com profile] lanthiriel asked me these questions. If you wanna be interviewed by me and haven't yet, comment away.

1.) What was the most powerful experience that you've ever had with live theatre? (This can be a show that you were in, or one that you saw that affected you.) This question is the hardest to answer out of all of them! But after thinking about it for literally a half hour, I think I've come up with an answer.
My most powerful acting experience would have to be playing Audrey in "Little Shop." It was my first lead role in a musical, I made leaps in my vocal technique thanks to the musical director, and the show's one that I loved and continue to love. It would make me a very happy bunny to be able to reprise the role as a professional.
I've tried to think of a most powerful audience experience, but I can't think of one that seems right. X( I dunno if it's because I've seen so much, or because I like to allow everything I see to affect me as much as it can.

2.) In terms of Tarot, and in regards to the question you asked me... are you ever skeptical about it? What are your feelings on the matter? True or not true? When reading for myself, I've come to the conclusion that what I see in the cards is either a suggestion of the best path, or where the current path will lead if I don't change course. When getting a reading from someone else, of course I have no way of knowing whether they themselves believe in it, or think it's just bs. Still, like [livejournal.com profile] lanthiriel, I've had a couple things happen during or after a reading to make me think that there's some truth in it. Plus, even if it is all a show, the best illusionists deserve a little recognition for their skills ;)

3.) Do you see yourself getting married and settling down? If so, how young? Would you want kids? Getting married yes, but "settling down" just has such a "grown-up" sound to it that it makes me go ewww. XD Life is supposed to be an adventure, isn't it? I might own a house and have children and steady work, but I wouldn't call that "settling down."
Well, it makes sense to me. :P
Anyway, I can see myself getting married, yes. No specific age in mind, but would be nice if it was before 30. And yeah, kids. I'd love to be a mother, someday. Not in any kinda rush at all, probably cause my own mom waited till her late 20's/early 30's to have my brother and me.

4.) If you make it in Chicago, do you ever plan on coming out to New York? That there is TOO much planning ahead for me. But if I end up making a name for myself in Chicago's theatre scene, New York does seem like a good next step. A good option, anyway.

5.) What is one thing you wished you'd told someone, but never did? There were a few things I would've liked to say to a certain person at Shake & Co last summer, but both the person and content of desired saying shall be omitted due to it not being very nice. Besides, by now I'm pretty sure he was just screwing with my head.
Anyway, the best way to prove him wrong would be to succeed.

And now, a new meme! Yoinked from [livejournal.com profile] roguebelle.
You post a topic, list, category, whatever, in my comments section. (examples: "5 Things Rogue Never Tells Magneto", or "Narcissa's Favorite Things to Buy"). Then, in a separate post, I'll post the answers to all your Top 5 ideas, according to me. Serious or fun! Then you post this offer in your own journal.

Obviously, re-posting after making a request is not required, cause that'd be silly.

Finally, answers to the movie quote meme that people didn't get... Yeah, it was a long time ago, but it oughta be done anyway. :P Also included are reasons why you should see these movies.

Read more... )
a_leprechaun: (bros grimm mirror)
[livejournal.com profile] lassarina and [livejournal.com profile] bangles/[livejournal.com profile] rocknlobster: Your drabbles are up at my writing journal.

Between this and [livejournal.com profile] theatrical_muse and an original idea that just jumped into my head the other day, I'm getting a lot of writing done. We likes this. We likes this very much, precious.

Quiz Dump )

Thought of the mo: Even though I have a clear image of what I want to be, it's much harder to discern what I am, now, in this moment in time.

Of course, ever since that time somewhere around 14 years old when I decided what it was I wanted, I've spent every day feeling like I'm coming closer. It's just much harder to describe me in the now.

Who is Emily right now? Is it any different than what she wants to be? Or maybe she's too close to the situation to tell... :/

EDIT: Just got ThinkExist's Quote of the Day in my Inbox.

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become." -Buddha. Hindu Prince Gautama Siddhartha, the founder of Buddhism.



Jun. 11th, 2006 12:15 pm
a_leprechaun: (pirate what?)


My name is

Emily the Leprechaun

I am

aggressive, androgynous, babe, bicurious, bouncy, caring, chick, creative, crossdresser, cuddly, cute, dreamer, eclectic, female-born, gender expressive, genetic woman, heteroerotic, hippychick, huggy, kitty, loving, ma'am, miss, part-time, pirate, quirky, romantic, sassy, sensitive, sexy, slinky minx, snuggly, sparkly, spiritual, sweet, switch, tomboy femme, virgin, weird, woman

Who are you?

^ Cool thingydo. Introduced me to some terms I didn't even know existed ("mesbian"? WTF?).

My dreams continue to be vivid and strange. Two nights ago there was one full of Miyazaki-ish images, like flying ships and large men in bright pink armor. Last night I was sung at by the singer from Dresden Dolls, which wasn't exacly a pleasent experience: she was singing "Coin-Operated Boy" at me and pursuing me down a black-and-white hallway. In another one, I was at the first meeting for the Waseda Program and it was a real party.
a_leprechaun: (the fool)

How about some YouTube videos?
The Yep Yep Martians
^ officially the cutest thing ever.

I Wish I Was a Lesbian
^ extremely catchy song & good editing.

Bitches - a Pokémon AMV
^ awesome in its weirditude.

And my videos, in case ya missed 'em:
Meant to Live // Switchfoot - 'Carnivàle'
Stars // Switchfoot - 'Firefly'

a plethora of quizzes. haven't posted em for a while. )
a_leprechaun: (Frank (WAS))
Pick one Singer/Group/Band & use their lyrics to answer questions.
Are you male or female?:A lovely lassie.
Describe yourself.:Half a hero, half a clown.
What is your favorite time of year/season?:The flowers are sweetly blooming, and the wild mountain thyme grows around the blooming heather.
How do you feel about the one you love?:I can close my eyes and see you. . .and you smile as though you feel my eyes on you.
Are you happy or sad?:I've had a life that's full, everyone's been good to me.
Describe where you live.:The snow lies deep. . .and the sea is high.
What are your flaws or faults?:I'm never really sure which way I lean.
What are your plans for the future?:How can I learn to fly?
How do you feel about God/religion?:Silent one, on my own I whisper to you, "I remember".
What do you do when you're bored?:Well, I got pretty curious and I built a spacecraft of my own.
What makes you angry?:The minstrel boy to the war has gone, in the ranks of death you will find him.
What makes you excited?:Voices rise carried by wind on the open plain.
Do you like or accept yourself for who you are?:Sorry, did I startle you? My face was to the mirror.
How do you feel about people in general?:Like ships in a squall we rise and we fall, we're plotting our course through the waves.
How do you feel about the world?:The day is coming when Bacchus will follow us, don't be afraid.
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More quizzes )

Also, KUSHIEL FANS: Click here for a fun little rant.
a_leprechaun: (pippin dream)
Happy December, everyone.

Yesterday I woke up and it was snowing. It reminded me of last year, when it started snowing around midnight of December 1st. Today I woke up and it was 10 minutes until my last class of the quarter. In the words of Dane Cook, "Just enough time to do NOTHING". So instead I read more of 'Watchmen'--a graphic novel by Alan Moore. [livejournal.com profile] adam_pb sent it to me as a Chrishmash present. I like it so far, but I've gotta take it in small doses in order to process all the shit that's happening.

"American love; like Coke in green glass bottles... They don't make it anymore." -just one of the great quotes I've come across so far. ^__^

So now all that remains is to revise poems, and write two pages of a paper, and study Japanese, and party all the time. The 'BONE' fundraiser party is tonight, and I'm excited for it even though it's a beer-and-eggnog party, neither of which I really like (at least not beer from a keg. yucks). Mostly I just want to meet my fellow cast members. I don't really know any of them o_O

I used to think there was something wrong with me if I wasn't more extroverted, but I'm starting to accept my INFPish nature. Maybe with a side of ENFP, but not much.

Yup, it's definitely December.
a_leprechaun: (like a dream (thorn))
[livejournal.com profile] lanthiriel showed me this website.

The faery in me is so squeeful right now.

If we do end up going next summer, I know exactly what I want to wear. Perhaps with a Wendy Klein mask. One of the simpler ones.

There is much time to plan.

::loves on her new Thorn icon::
a_leprechaun: (emily mystery)
Wind & Fire, Bitches )

Last time I took that test, I got Balance. Not too surprised the answer's changed this time 'round.
a_leprechaun: (pictures of you (dilandau))
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...and that's my icon offering for the day. Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] rocknlobster for the idea!

I've got a new layout, in case you didn't notice yet.

I haven't really been doing much lately, have I? No, most of my action is inward. At least I'm not the only one going through spiritual... I don't want to call it turmoil. Restlessness? That's better. I slept a fevered sleep last night after meditating on... certain things. Yeah.

And then I slept three hours today on the couch and dreamt that I was on vacation with my parents and all our luggage got stolen by a group of teenage boys in a green minivan. I smashed their car's window with a golf club but good as they drove off. And then I called 911.

You belong in House Orchis. You think the main
purpose in life is to find joy, you enjoy
things that are funny and make you laugh. Your
motto is "Joy in laughter."

Where in the Night Court do you belong?
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(Kushiel's Dart roooooocks. I just passed 100 pages.)
a_leprechaun: (Default)
What's the animal in you?

I'm a Swan/Dog )
a_leprechaun: (emily mystery)
"I would like to be here, I would like to be there, I would like to be everywhere at once. . .I want to be young, and I want to be old. I would like to be wise before my time and yet be foolish and brash and bold. I would like the universe to get down on it's knees and say 'Guido, whatever you please! It's okay even if it's impossible; we'll arrange it!'.... That's all that I want." -Guido Contini

"You must always be intoxicated. It is the key to all: the one question. In order not to feel the horrible burden of Time breaking your back and bending you toward the earth, you must become drunk, without truce. But on what? On wine, poetry, or virtue, as you wish. But you must become drunk." -Baudelaire

"To live will be an awfully big adventure." -Peter Pan Banning

"When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap. " -Cynthia Heimel

"You cannot be caught unless you jump." -Ari Edelson

"The cutting edge of cool-hip-and-groovy is right at looking-like-a-dickhead." -Eddie Izzard

"Everything's impossible, 'till it ain't." -Ben Hawkins

"Don't be so gloomy! The Sun is shining, and here we are together for a day or two at least." -Peregrin Took

"Now bring me that horizon." -Captain Jack Sparrow

I need to DO something.
Anyone else feel the same way?
Let's have an adventure.
a_leprechaun: (you know i'm cool)
My Faery Star necklace arrived today! Soooo happy! *twirls* It makes me feel... fae-ish. Makes me wanna stand on a fallen tree in the middle of the woods and play my flute. And do cartwheels on the lawn. Both of which, in fact, I did today.

Anyway! Twas a party two days ago, for the MegBit ([livejournal.com profile] lanthiriel). At a hotel, the same one as two years ago. Where we got the same room... and the fire alarm went off both times... Liiiittle freaky, that.

We also ran around the hallways of the hotel at, I think, 2 or 3 AM, playing Matrix and imagining the guests of the wedding party at the hotel (excluding those with pink shirts) were agents. and we had code-names, mwaha.

Some memorable quotes:

--"That was the epicenter of every orgasm ever in life." -Natalie (in response to the "Baby's On Fire" segment of Velvet Goldmine)

--"Seriously, what the hell is in my elbow?" -Caroline (in response to... well, I don't know, actually)

--"Uh-oh, we lost the Chosen One." -Yours Truly (when Miranda disappeared)

--Miranda: The General is up here.
Caroline: What jello?
(^While playing Matrix. The General = MegBit's Dad)

There was also many hours of Coupling, deep discussions about various things including HP (came up with a REALLY cool theory about the pureblood mentality), Twister in a secret passageway, and couch-cuddling.

And I just remembered I took pictures. They shall be uploaded, eventually.
a_leprechaun: (Default)
Had the house to myself today, so I did a little spontaneous cosplay.

( A lightning bolt wants Earth under the soles of its feet )
a_leprechaun: (pippin peaceful)
It's an amazing thing, to feel the world through the soles of your feet. Even concrete takes on a whole new energy.
Interesting how I'm more wary of going barefoot indoors than out.

ANYWAY. It's 62 degrees outside and I dreamed of Nick last night. So Emily = verreh verreh happy right now. ::glows & frolics off::


a_leprechaun: (Default)
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