Don't stand too close to me 'cause you might catch fire

In Search of Flax Golden Tales

My journal is mostly friends only because not everyone needs to know everything I think and do ... especially if I don't know they are reading it. I'm slightly paranoid, a bit self-centered and cynical... but hopeful, quirky, funny, loyal, stubborn.

I'm constantly on the prowl for interesting books ...

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