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Author, A. J. Llewellyn » life
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Stolen Memories

Current mood:  bouncy Category: Life My love for Hawaii is no secret to anyone who has ever read my books. My passion encompasses the island’s myths, its spiritual history and its monarchy, of which I feel fiercely protective. So it came as a shock today when I saw an item on Ebay claiming to be the […]

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Will Work For…Saucepans

Current mood:  amused Category: Jobs, Work, Careers So with the economic slump still in force (no matter what the TV pundits claim) I took a catering job this week and found it was grueling but fun work. I am a food whore so this was also a side benefit, free eats. I was amazed at the […]

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Love, Life & Bubblebath

Current mood:  blissful Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at The Many Shades of Life and Love and here is what I posted… I have so much to be thankful for this year and I am kinda excited it’s my turn at the wheel here at The Many Shades of Life and Love on this […]

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Dancer

Current mood:  blissful Category: Life   I had a wonderful experience Sunday that I feel has forever changed me. I am a Buddhist and my west valley division of the SGI International branch of Buddhism is the first to create an Art Department. Sunday was our first big meeting and I was overwhelmed that so many […]

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Tragic Legacy of “The Secret”

Like a lot of people who move to sunny California, I became swept up in the New Age craze the second my feet hit the ground at LAX. In 1984, when I arrived to attend school, I was consumed with anything and everything American. My dad’s girlfriend at the time followed a guru who claimed […]

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Things That Won’t Die: Chain Letters

It’s happened to all of us. You hear from somebody out of the blue…they’ve reached back to the future and send you an email. You smile, open it and scan down and it’s another friggin’ chain letter. You know the ones. They have a vaguely uplifting message about self-worth. Often there’s a mention of candles, […]

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License to Kill

 Current mood:  contemplative Category: Life I’m disturbed by the rising number of men and women who kill their children before – and sometimes not – killing themselves. With so many people I know clamoring for kids of their own it sickens and angers me that some parents feel they have the right to take their children’s […]

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The Gift From 9/11: Love, Actually

Current mood:  contemplative Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at Sensual N Secret today and here is what I posted: I wasn’t going to blog about the events of September 11 but it is my day to post here and although I had planned an entirely different subject matter, I have to talk about the […]

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Ten Things to do Before Summer Ends

Current mood:  breezy Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at 7 Wicked Writers and here is what I posted: 10. Garden in the nude. Hey, if it works for Woody Harrelson and Alicia Silverstone, it’s gonna work for my skinny ass. 9. Skinny dip in your pool, the beach, a creek. Nope, taking a bath […]

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China

Current mood:  contemplative Category: Friends I had planned a different blog today but I am overwhelmed with grief that my wonderful friend China, who also went by a number of different names, Kelly, Elaine, Cassandra, China Rose – has died. China and her husband Charlie had the best, most incredible marriage I know of. Married 50 […]

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