Imaginary Creatures – Real Experience

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Imaginary Creatures – Real Experience

TED Talk: Verlyn Flieger

Post by Jennifer Kiley

Post Thursday 30th October 2014


Who is your favorite character in LOTR?

Most people according to this speaker do not choose Frodo Baggins. I like him myself, personally. He is the center of everything to me.

I do like other characters but Middle Earth is so dangerous, you aren’t sure who will come out alive.

Entertaining & thought provoking talk. Will give LOTR fans a lot to debate about.

Don’t feel left out if not a LOTR fan. Her talk covers imaginary creatures & real life. <3 jkm

Imaginary Creatures – Real Experience  Verlyn Flieger TED Talk

Published on Jul 5, 2014

Dr. Verlyn Flieger is Professor Emerita in the English Department at the University of Maryland, specializing in comparative mythology and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Having taught the latter for over 40 years, she invites her audience to explore Middle Earth as a reflection of the human condition, encouraging us all to recognize and embrace our inner Frodos and Gollums.

How Sampling Transformed Music

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How Sampling Transformed Music

TED Talk: Mark Ronson

Post Created by Jennifer Kiley

Post Thursday 30th October 2014


How Sampling Transformed Music – TED Talk: Mark Ronson

Published on May 9, 2014

Sampling isn’t about “hijacking nostalgia wholesale,” says Mark Ronson. It’s about inserting yourself into the narrative of a song while also pushing that story forward. Watch the DJ scramble 15 TED Talks into an audio-visual omelet, and trace the evolution of “La Di Da Di,” Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick’s 1984 hit that has been reimagined for every generation since.

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A shooting threat – at our high school today

the secret keeper:

This is disturbing and it should be. Read and listen to what is suggested. Good Suggestions. Peace and may no harm come to anyone.

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:

Halloween is almost here so…

I’d seriously planned, and still do, to post a story about my usually collection of Vampire friends and musings, but right now I have to talk about high school and what is happening today.

This isn’t going to be a post that changes your life. It isn’t especially written well or entertaining. It is just my own feelings about today.

On Friday tragedy stuck a high school in Marysville, Washington in the form of another senseless and tragic school shooting. This morning I heard on the radio that another student had died from her injuries.  My heart breaks for her and her parents. There was no reason for this to happen.

Then around 7:30 am this morning my phone rang. It was my daughter’s school. In a recorded message the school principal said there had been a threat. A threat that there would be a…

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“Volans” – A Short Film [CGI]

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“Volans” A Short Film [CGI]

By Murat Sayginer

Post by Jennifer Kiley

Post Wednesday 29th October 2014

As in the film “The Graduate” one of Benjaman’s father’s friends, during Benjaman’s Graduation party from college, gave him one word as advice.  “Plastics.” Well, for this short CGI film, I will give you two words “Cosmic Consciousness.” With “The Graduate,” it was a tip to increase Benjaman’s financial future. With the words I offer with “Volans” A Short Film with Amazing CGI, I am hopefully opening one’s mind to the “Ultimate Infinite Connection” of Endless Time & Beyond. This short film will raise one above the mendacity of “life” in the limiting forms made available for the Reality Earth offers. <3 jkm

“Volans” by Murat Sayginer

CG/Editing/Music by Murat Saygıner

Thanks to Infinite-Realities for the head model.

Murat Sayginer created the short film “Zodiac – Evolution.” I posted this on “the secret keeper” on Wednesday 25th June 2014. It is an Amazing Vision of Symbolism playing while the humans are looking away or so the Symbolic Front thinks so. <3 jkm ps. To go directly to this post CLICK on the title in YELLOW.

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[Final Chapter] Private Writings: Chapter #85 A Momentary Pause

private writings a novel of true fantasy by jennifer kiley [shawn's 2d blue name]

“A Momentary Pause”
Private Writings #85
Written by Jennifer Kiley
Post Tuesday 28th October 2014

Not Suitable For Children.
Anyone Resembling Anyone Living or Dead
Is Purely Coincidental.

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Crypticistic Synopsis:

private writings to dr. annie haskell psychoanalyst

I am the storyteller using imagination fantasy feelings & thoughts

to discover self soul eternal serenity & bliss

but to most importantly tell the best tale ever after upon a time.

see you down the rabbit hole.

Private Writings: Chapter #84 — “A Momentary Pause”

Tuesday 21st April 2009

Dear Maria,

Homecoming for Me. Scottie is throwing me her most outrageous party to date. All is well  but only temporarily. Nightmares need to be traveled through to get to the lighter side. I look forward to working with you, Maria Lopez Falcón. I need time to  recover. With your help, I will find my world again and get back to my future time to come and enjoy my new growth. Working on my play and then my screenplay. That will be a tell all. The play about a transsexual in transition. Fun times. If we remember how hard it is to be alive. 

The end is near. No more to write today. I want to join the party. So for now Good Night.

Su Loca Cliente


© Madison Taylor 2008

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Coming Back To Life – David Gilmour – Royal Albert Hall


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“A Dream
The beginning always starts out
With a dream.
It is all a dream
In our own nightmares”
— Madison Taylor

Le Chateau de Rocher - Home to Madison & Scottie   Their Cats & daughter Alison. She has her own place on the estate

Le Chateau de Rocher – Home to Madison & Scottie
Their Cats & daughter Alison. She also has her own place on the estate

play is not just play meryl streep“Pretending is not just play.
Pretending is imagined possibility”
— Meryl Streep

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Private Moments: #85 “Horrors of Waiting”

private moments in paintings & poetryPrivate Moments #85
“Horrors of Waiting”
Poem Written by Jennifer Kiley

Post 27th October 2014
Poem for Private Writings
Chapter #85 “they hear nothing”
“Backing Off from Death
Painting by jkm

“For that fine madness still he did retain,
Which rightly should possess a poet’s brain.”
~Michael Drayton~ (1563-1631)

coming back to life by jk mccormack (c) jkm 2014

Backing Off from Death (c) jkm

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“Horrors of Waiting”
By Madison Taylor
22nd April 2009

The horrors of waiting for death
It claims us in its own time
In the time between time
Torture wracks the body with tension
Shatters the nerves
Until all rattles apart.

soothing starts when letting go
Leaving the body behind
Setting the mind free
The soul will sail out
on wings like a bird of love
Finding peace after waiting
when time disappears
Release is found.

© jkm

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Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Composer Rachmaninoff – Pianist Maksim

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“Doorway to a Place of Enchantment”

“Creating is having the courage
to allow the seer into the private
moments of our imaginative lives.”

— jkm the secret keeper
aka Jennifer Kiley McCormack

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Happy World Dragon Day!

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I Love this Post of Brilliant Quotations and absolutely delightful & playful images to go with each one. <3 jkm

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:

Four years ago, none of us at WAFDE would have guessed that World Dragon Day would fall within our annual Month of the Dragon celebrations. We are delighted beyond words!

Which brings me – of course – to words.

In honor of the day, I present you with some of my favorite Dragon quotes and pictures. For fun and the glory of Dragons!

Weyrworld - Pern Dragonriders

Weyrworld – Pern Dragonriders

I desired dragons with a profound desire.

I do not care what comes after;
I have seen the dragons on the wind of morning.
…Ursula K. Le Guin1390480_227082264119248_1389350472_n

 It is conventional to call ‘monster’ any
blending of dissonant elements. . . . I call
monster” every original inexhaustible beauty.
…Alfred Jarry423816-bigthumbnail

No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons,
as I would not want to live in a world without magic,
for that is a world without…

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