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(this publication date is likely incorrect, and I might be able to uncover its true date, but I won't try)

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This was written shortly after my attending the birthday party of a woman I love very much. At the time I was in tune enough to understand just enough of her inner self to know that the birthday party she was planning for herself wouldn't be as good if it she were surprized with it two hours early.

Just days after writing this it became the first hit for "surprize party" on Google and spurred my writing on for some time. More than a year later, I look to see that it's still number one. I'm shocked, but I'm glad that somehow, and for such a long time, fate continued to agree with the importance of this strange little note.

It should have probably been spelled "surprise", but I was dumb at the time. Oh well..

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There is an old expression which really does ring true; guys mean what they say, but they don't always say what they mean.

There are a few major schools of thought on the interpretation of what a guy says and what he's actually thinking or feeling. Yes, male thoughts and feelings really are different, and often a guy will fool his heart by thinking 'too much'. There are two major perspectives, in my opinion.

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Queen_of_Swords_wallpaper_07.jpg

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0252781/

The Queen of Swords is a sensuous and beautiful masked avenger who battles greed and corruption in 19th Century California. Her dagger and rapier aimed at the heart of injustice, casting a long and defiant shadow over all those who terrorize the oppressed. She not only gives the vanquished hope, she makes them laugh at those who would destroy them. To do this, she must remain anonymous, hiding behind her public guise as the 'Queen of Swords'. Adventure is in the cards...

  • aka Reina de espadas (Spain)
  • aka Tessa, à la pointe de l'épée (France)


TODO - Is this out in blu-ray?
TODO - Follow up on the additional movie, which, as of 2014, is in its very early stages.

Farscape (1999-2003) s1c1 poster

Entertainment > Television >
Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0187636/
www.scifi.com/farscape/ archive
http://farscape.com/

While I really like this series, it's a major uncomfortable mindfuck in many places and I don't know how strongly I could recommend it to others. I would be far more hesitant in recommending it to those not already fans of the science fiction genre at large, whose members are often far more accepting of already-difficult subjects.

See also Farscape - The Peacekeeper Wars - (2004 movie), which was the show wrap-up.



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La Femme Nikita - (1990 movie) poster

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100263/

A woman is swept into a life as an assassin.



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