Paper dollies (Birthday Books Vol 29 of 41)

These aren’t your mama’s Paper Dolls! Or maybe they are. Paper doll fun isn’t just for kids any more. Silly or serious. Make your own or photocopy your favorites.

When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

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What You Love About You

This is a pass along journal. The topic of this one is one that I am taking from a recent Oprah show, What you love about you. Share with us what you love about yourself. You can write it, show us in your art or photos or however else you wish to express yourself. When the journal is full please return to me, BookMooch ID: mspeegle

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Hecate Wants Me for a Moonbeam– Pagan Songs and Chants (Birthday Books Vol 22 of 41)

Ah, pagans. We’re a musical people. It’s no surprise that our rituals include song, dance, musical instruments and theater! When my son was young, I would delight him with all the chants and songs I knew and make up ones I didn’t. One I made up was “Hecate wants me for a moonbeam to shine for her each night. In every way to be like her and practice magic right. A moonbeam, a moonbeam. I’ll be a moonbeam for her.” He was dismayed when he was older to hear the christian version of HIS song. I laughingly explained that I had stolen it from them, not the other way around. After all, they got easter and christmas from us… and as my gods have always been wiley and adaptable, we’re not above reappropriating whatever pleases us. This book will include humorous adaptations of modern music, traditional pagan chants, and original devotions. If there is a story behind your learning or acquiring these pagan gems feel free to include it.

When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I
look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

Egyptian Dreams (Birthday Books Vol 36 of 41)

This is the perfect place to purge your Cleopatra fetish! Or collage an archeological dig. Whether you choose graffiti in heiroglyphs or create a visual altar to Osiris or write a modern page in the egyptian book of the dead, here is the place to let your ka soar!

When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

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Utopia (the world as you would make it) (Birthday Books Vol 32 of 41)

If I were King of the Forest or Queen of the Universe or picked by an egalitarian committee to design the perfect world/society, it would look something like this. Admit it. If you were in charge, everything would be perfect. Share your version of utopia. Art or text or both. When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

Haiku to you (Birthday Books Vol 30 of 41)

HEY POETS! Original haiku only. In any theme. Feel free to decorate the pages. When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

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Mermaids (Birthday Books Vol 9 of 41)

Gotta love those fishy femmes. Fill in the blanks with aquatic fillies, selkies, kelpies, naiads, water nymphs, mermaids and sirens. When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

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Contact High

This is (well, it was until now) a Japanese children’s book, full of wonderfully expressive, minimalist drawings of a couple of pandas. I’m asking people to ignore the Japanese writing completely (or work with it, or around it – there’s not a lot of it, really) and to add their own thoughts, poems, stories, or drawings to the the pictures in the book. It’s as you like with this one.

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Sacred Spaces (Birthday Books Vol 37 of 41)

This is meant to be part art journal, part travel book. In the modern world, ancient temples and monuments are often lost or in ruins. Still we crave –and therefore find or create– sacred spaces. In oregon (where this book is starting) Portland pagans dance around a copper stag in a park and leave offering at the collasus style statue of the city’s invented Goddess, Portlandia. A few hours south, there is a natural rock formation in the form of a 40 ft phallus that locals have dubbed “cock rock” and where lovers leave mementos or initials. A few hours North on I-5 is a replica of Stonehenge. What modern artifice or natural wonder has inspired your spirit or that of your community?

When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

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Body Tapestry: Tattoo and Taboos (Birthday Books Vol 28 of 41)

Body Tapestry.

When the pages of this journal are filled, please return it to bookmooch user: zenfish. Thank you.

RE: Birthday Books vol 1-41. I was very excited to read about the bookmooch journal project as I usually celebrate my birthday with art/performance art madness related to the number in question. In August I will be a delightful 41 years wild. I have purchased 41 blank journals and am giving each individual themes. When all the wayward art has winged its way home to me, I
look forward to a local celebration to share and enjoy these books with friends.

-zenfish

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