A Conversation for The Muses' Campfire

Toasting marshmallows

Post 1

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

AGB arrives with an unlimited supply of marshmallows and a long toasting fork.
Sitting down she pierces one and holds it out towards the flames.
Looking up at the night sky, she can see that Orion has risen, he's chasing Taurus again, on their endless quest...
She thinks of the many millions of souls who have watched this nightly parade.
Or maybe it's the same old souls, over and over again.
There is something so familiar about the constellations, overhead there's Cassiopeia with her supernova remnant at her feet...and there's the Plough, or as some call him, the Great Bear.
Toasted marshmallow done, AGB plucks it off the end of the fork, and pops it onto her lap while it cools a little.
Starting again with a new marshmallow, AGB looks around and wonders if any other muses are going to join her tonight...smiley - starsmiley - starsmiley - star


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Post 2

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Hey GB, nice to see you here! smiley - hug

I just love this place ... no noise, no pollution, just the campfire, the nature and the sky ...

*slicing some aubergines, marinating them with olive oil, garlic, rosemary and marjoram and puting them on the grid*

Please help yourself if you want one of these 'veggie' steaks smiley - winkeye


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Post 3

NMcCoy (attempting to standardize my username across the Internet. Formerly known as Twinkle.)

Ooh, marshmallows! I'm not quite a muse yet, but can I have some? Hmm, I wonder what starberries are like toasted...

[Twinkle pulls a sparkly bluish berry out of his pocket, impales it on a stick, and holds it over the fire. It glows, then suddenly explodes in a flurry of *s.]

smiley - yikes
So much for that idea.

[picks a * off his cloak and nibbles on it]

smiley - smileyOoh, not bad. Tastes kind of like a smiley - star, only smaller. No wonder the moderators like them.

[Twinkle tosses another berry into the fire, sending multicolored *s flying everywhere. He then begins snatching them out of the air and putting them in his pocket.]

Anybody else want a toasted *?


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Post 4

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Welcome to the campfire, Twinkle!


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Post 5

NMcCoy (attempting to standardize my username across the Internet. Formerly known as Twinkle.)

Thanks! Here, have a *.

[offers Jeremy a * but realizes he is already covered with them from the explosion]

Oh. You already do.

[A few mashmallows teleport over the fire and hover there, rotating slowly.]


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Post 6

Dragonfly. "A poet can survive everything but a misprint"-- Oscar Wilde

::comes running:::

::Panic::

I SAW A FIRE!!!

smiley - tongueout

Oh...


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Post 7

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Hey St. D!

Don't panic! It's a good fire, and everything's under control! Watching the stars makes me think of the "Armageddon" blockbuster, especially the old song "Leaving on a Jetplane". Do you think that would be an appropriate song for a campfire?

J


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Post 8

Dragonfly. "A poet can survive everything but a misprint"-- Oscar Wilde

YAY!!! YES!!! I loove that song... it's so sad, though...

and it's Archangel D, love!!!


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Post 9

Inanna has a theory - it could be bunnies.

*sneaks in even though she isn't a muse, carrying her wooden flute, and the makings of 'smores*

(I just discovered smores while in the States. A wonderful concoction. Toast a marshmallow over the campfire. Place it on a graham cracker (nearest equivalent - digestive biscuit). Place a small square of smiley - choc on top of marshmallow. Top with another graham cracker. Wait for smiley - choc to melt. Eat. Very yummy and highly addictive.)


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Post 10

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Hey, Innana!

That sounds smiley - ermermsmiley - erm interesting ...

I'm more of the old fashioned campire variety: steaks, potatoes and smiley - ale. But I'm happy that you came here! There's always a place for you at the campfire.smiley - hug


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Post 11

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

ooh!
I'll have asmiley - chocsmore!
Sounds wonderful.....smiley - tongueout
*waves to everybody*
*passes roundsmiley - bubblyfrom a crate she just had deliveredsmiley - winkeye*


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Post 12

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Do steaks and smiley - bubbly match for breakfast? Then I'll have some smiley - bubbly ... smiley - cdouble


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Post 13

Dragonfly. "A poet can survive everything but a misprint"-- Oscar Wilde

Works for me.... the steak part...


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Post 14

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

smiley - bubbly is quite fine, but I prefer smiley - ale with my steaks.


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Post 15

Shea the Sarcastic

Mind if I join you? I've brought weiners and buns ...


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Post 16

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Welcome at the Campfire, St. Shea!

I might take some minutes before you can lay your wieners onto the grid, I just put some more wood into the fire. The flames might be too hot right now. But if you like exploding wieners .... smiley - devil

A crate of smiley - ale is right over there in the creek, and AGB has brought some smiley - bubbly (I think she put it inot the creek as well).

Sit down, relax, let your mind wander ...

Jeremy


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Post 17

Shea the Sarcastic

Thanks, St. Jeremy! smiley - smiley

One or two exploding weiners would be alright for now, I suppose ... smiley - winkeye

I'll just grab a smiley - bubbly from the creek ... you want anything?


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Post 18

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

I'll stick with smiley - ale, thanks ..


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Post 19

Dragonfly. "A poet can survive everything but a misprint"-- Oscar Wilde

::stirs her chocolate milk::

smiley - biggrin

HI, Shea!!!


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Post 20

Jeremy (trying to find his way back to dinner)

Welcome back, AA Dragonfly!

I hope we won't get rain tonight ... from my point of view the sky looks rather ... grey and wet.

*hurries to fly a big tarp between the trees*


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