Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Costume ideas from the Nantoka Mansion

Hi everyone
Hope you are well and having the happiest possible Halloween.

If you are scrambling about for the perfect thing to wear to the big gala tonight in the Shouseki Situs don’t worry, I have the perfect costume idea for you. It offers great promise to both ladies and gentlemen looking to make a great impression this Halloween without wasting a whole lot of cash and time.

To make it even better, this costume only requires 2 store bought items, unless you already happen to have a stick of sumi ink (available in the Shouseki Situs) and a compound bow release (available in the virtual Shouseki Situs). Dark clothing, bandanas, tabi shoes, etc. are useful but not essential. You can wear almost anything at all to accompany this outfit.

Perhaps the best part about the “Ninja calligrapher” outfit is the fact that you can give it to a good cause afterward. If you are going to be at the big gala tonight in the Situs, bring your unneeded costume items to the headmen when you are ready to quit partying. These are actually extremely useful items which contribute greatly to the wealth of the tribe, and as long as you say a few respectful words to them the headmen are likely to receive your gift most gracefully.

“I know that a great many of your young ones are facing the prospect of continued enrollment in the public school system,” you might say to the headmen, “and for this reason, I would like to provide your tribe with these tools, as a token of my esteem and respect for the Shouseki people, in the hopes that you and your People may someday be free of this horrible plague.”

Young single men who will be entrusting their donation to the illustrious Mr. J.G. Shouseki, presumptive father of the talented young Ninja calligraphy educators Shouseki Sumiko and Shouseki Yumiko, might want to consider making this proud presumptive dad a marriage offer for the hand of one of his daughters. No reasonable suitor is turned away, and Sumi and Yumi will be happy to consider the marriage proposal of any young fellow who offers them a little something to help keep the school running. A basket of premium firewood, for example. Or a fresh new hydrological sciences book.

Since they can be traded for food security supplies for the school, diamond-laden bracelets, earrings, necklaces, etc. can also be submitted to these daughters as a marriage proposal gift. Be mindful, though, of the fact that if you try to win the heart of other Shouseki ladies in this way, you might just get cold contempt for all your labor, since well trained Shouseki daughters have learned that diamonds are in fact the devil’s best friend, and not theirs.

Land claim deeds, on the other hand, make a a great gift choice for young suitors hoping to capture the heart of a Shouseki woman - especially if her name is Sumi or Yumi. And if you don't have a land claim, just make one up, and offer your dear one a novelty deed that you have made by yourself using just love and cardboard and sumi ink crayons. (Isn't bank-free financing beautiful?)

Ja ne, thanks for reading, Happy Halloween!

- Suzy



Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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hi everyone

man the Alliens are getting whomped by the Coal Kitty in the Battle of the Bands, with an unbelievable 100% of the "who rocks most?" votes going to Coal Kitty. Coal Kitty is going to be so happy once he learns of this when he returns home from the mercury detoxification spa.

I hope you are out there getting the Prank Season wheel trued up and in good shape for some momentous pranks which help to combat high levels of ambient mercury, estrogen, fecal coliform bacteria, etc. in the water supply.

news of the official opening of Prank Season arrived early today from Ayuwa'si settlement council persons, who decided yesterday that enough bad luck had been swept out into oblivion to warrant a kickoff ceremony and Thanksgiving 2.0 celebration in the commercial hub of the settlement.

an ikigai feast will begin in the Shouseki situs at 5 pm tomorrow, and will continue until the Shouseki Nation's enormous thirst for ikigai-friendly infrastructure is slaked.

numerous tables are available, and costume contest prizes are being offered.

in other news, an art exhibit featuring oil paintings by H. Wenger will begin in the Shouseki Situs on November 4 and will continue until the 18th of November. Mr. Wenger is an artist, musician, and farmer who makes his home in Pilot, VA.

for more information on H. Wenger, please visit

to learn more about the Shouseki Situs, please follow this link.

I just added some new reading selections to the Hill Cane arts pages...these include info on treaties, myths, etc. that relate to the settlement of the New River Valley region. I hope you find these bits of information as enlightening as I did.

bye, have a wonderful day, thanks for reading. -Suzy



hi everyone
the Blue Man Group will be at the Roanoke Civic Center this Friday, here is some information about them.

Monday, October 29, 2007

hi everyone

muka-a-a-a-a-a-shi mukashi, when I was a bored suburban teen I used to go with friends as a lark to hang out in the Dulles airport. We would smoke cigarettes in the waiting lounge, check the phone coin returns for change, party in restricted outdoor areas, and so forth.

I am so sorry that the young folks who are coming of age along the John Foster "Brinkmanship" Dulles corridor have no such opportunity for those wonderful educational experiences. I am so sorry that the land at the Dulles airport site is being used in this way nowadays. It is all very sucky.

all I can say is, if you are a bored suburban teen looking to flee from the Hell that is the Dulles corridor please wait until you are 18, and be sure do not to begin smoking cigarettes like I did. also, while you are waiting to turn 18 please learn a whole lot about buffer zones and the Highest and Best Use thing and try your best to stay off the radar of kleptocrats etc, since all these skills will help you adapt to life in the free world that is being envisioned to help meet the sanity and food security needs of people like you.


Sunday, October 28, 2007

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hi everyone
here is a link to an excellent Dover book I am reading

Myths of the Cherokee by James Mooney

bye, have a great day, thanks for reading. -Suzy

Saturday, October 27, 2007


hi everyone
there is a national Day of Action planned on Nov. 16 & 17 to protest coal is the link.
bye, have a great day, thanks for reading. -Suzy

Floyd Country Store to host library benefit tonight

Oct 27

Benefit Concert - Friends of the Library

Performers include...
Luke & Jake Thomas with Abbey Bowen,
Somewhere Beyond Purgatory,
Acoustic Review,
Mac & Jenny Traynham ,
Bernie Coveney,
Dorian Dugger,
Abe Goorsky,
Chris Luster,
Rob Neukirch,
Mike Mitchell.

Tickets are on sale for $10 at all Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library branches, and will be available at the door of the show only if it has not been sold out.


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hi everyone
hope you are well

here is some photography & incredibly funny writing by Vector Vistar, a friend of mine from long, long, ago who is currently working as a resource management professional in Iraq.

On Halloween CURTIS will play at the Cellar and that same evening the Gillies are throwing a Halloween dinner party at their on this appears below.

finally, if you are sick and tired of hearing the wheels of genocide go crunch, crunch, crunch all over the things which you hold most near and dear, please consider tuning in to one of the Hill Cane Arts channels, as these channels will give you the tools you need to make a great impression on important resource management policy makers in case they should visit your home.

nothing puts a hurt on the economy-by-genocide thing like a Thanksgiving 2.0 table which has been set with love, elegance, and mirth. so tune in soon to the Hill Cane Arts channels to find out how your table can put all the other chef's tables to shame this harvest season.

bye, ja ne, thanks for reading. -Suzy


GILLIE'S second annual Halloween dinner party

Wednesday, October 31
5 to 10 pm

Drop in anytime! Come celebrate your Halloween dinner with us as Gillie's is transformed into a ghoulish delight.

All you can eat vegetarian dinner and dessert buffet with vegan options.

Costume and Door prizes!

Appearances by

The Ghost of Jan Gillie's Past & Ranae "The Witch" Gillie

Tickets on sale now!

Adults - $15
11 & up - $7
College students - $12
Kids under 10 eat free (1 kid per adult)

Buy your ticket at Gillie's
153 College Avenue, downtown Blacksburg


Friday, October 26, 2007

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hi everyone
hope you are doing well

hope you are enjoying the rain, I know I am.

if you are a someone who built something nasty on sacred lands recently and are watching your profit margin travel down to NOLA well then zamamiro, baka. serves you right for serving Babylon, and not the flocks.

complain to the Nunnehi, if you dare. who gave you permission to build on sacred lands?


Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Isaiah 24


Behold, the Lord maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.


And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.


The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled: for the Lord hath spoken this word.


The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.


The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof: because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.



Monday, October 22, 2007


hi everyone
here is an article from the Roanoke Times regarding FERC and the AEP... this pertains to the Smith Mountain impoundment project in Virginia.

have a great day, thanks for reading. -Suzy


Sunday, October 21, 2007


hi folks
hope you are doing well
here is a recent article by Doug T. concerning police harassment
have a great day, thanks for reading. -Suzy

Friday, October 19, 2007

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Image - Brad Whitney at the IDEC conference in Blacksburg yesterday


Thursday, October 18, 2007

happy 10-18

hi everyone

I shortened the loop a bit since the lights are out for the moment on certain parts of the library. if you are inconvenienced by any broken links please accept my apologies.

don't forget to go to the book fair at the YMCA tomorrow. it starts tomorrow.

also Coriander Woodruff is hosting a lightshow & CD release party at the Blackwater Loft on Oct. 26, more info on this when I have time.

bye, have a great day, thanks for reading. -Suzy

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Hackensaw Boys to play in Floyd on Friday

hi everyone

the Hackensaw Boys will be at Winter Sun this Friday October 19, a book fair is happening at the YMCA in Blacksburg this weekend, and a prayer convergence will happen at Kayford Mountain on October 20...I will post details on these & other events soon.

bye, have a great day, thanks for reading. -Suzy

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

His Holiness the Dalai Lama in WDC today

hi everyone,

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is visiting Washington, DC today. Several US appearances are scheduled, below are a few of them.

bye, thanks for reading. -Suzy


Teaching in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on October 21: His Holiness will give a teaching on Je Tsongkhapa’s Praise to the Buddha for His Discourses on Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) at Emory University. Contact Website:

Public Talk in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on October 22: His Holiness will give a public talk on Educating the Heart and Mind at Centennial Olympic Park. Contact Website:

Teaching in Bloomington, Indiana, USA from October 24 to 26: His Holiness will give three-day teachings on Atisha's Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron). Contact: Arjia Rinpoche, Tibetan Culutral Center, 3655 Snoddy Road, Bloomington, Indiana. Tel: (812) 331-0014/336-6807. Website:

Public Talk in Lafayette, Indiana, USA on October 26: His Holiness will give a talk on Cultivating Happiness at Purdue University. Contact: Todd Wetzel, Director of Convocations, Purdue University. Contact Website:

Talk in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on October 20: His Holiness will participate in a Mind & Life Conference at Emory University. Contact Website:
Public Talk in Bloomington, Indiana, USA on October 27: His Holiness will give a talk on Compassion: The Source of Happiness at the Mellencamp Pavillion. Contact: Arjia Rinpoche, Tibetan Culutral Center, 3655 Snoddy Road, Bloomington, Indiana. Tel: (812) 331-0014/336-6807. Website:

Monday, October 15, 2007

happy 10-15

hi everyone

hope you are having a wonderful 10-15 and enjoying the weather

there is a book fair this weekend in Mont. Co. VA
several cool guest authors are scheduled to be there, I will post more info when I can.

also, have you learned yet about the 10-20-07 prayer convergence at Kayford Mountain? if not please navigate to the Northernmost page to find details.

if you lack the means & ability to get to Kayford Mountain for this event please consider spending this 10-20 at home or in a place of prayer and observing the Shouseki Mountain Grieving Rules while praying for Kayford Mountain, Big Mountain, and any other mountain you can think of. (a group which corresponds with the Big Mountain area) has specifically mentioned your prayers as a supply item on their wish list...

if you are looking for a copy of the Shouseki Mountain Grieving rules please follow the link below to kill a little time while I dredge up a copy of them and post them on the Northernmost page.

also, you can learn more about Shouseki mourning principles by navigating to and finding examples of websites which comply with the Shouseki grief theme.

bye, have a wonderful day & thanks for reading.


Friday, October 12, 2007

MTR statement from the West Virginia Council of Churches

link (pdf)

Carbon footprint info becomes more readily available to food consumers abroad


---...--- if food consumers could just see labeling that gives them an understanding of their nitrogen fixation footprint....

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Roanoke Times editorial on public access to Smith Mountain Lake

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Happy Ten Nine