a shout out to ma’ peeps

Okay, so here’s the thing – I’m really getting into this whole Stone Age Keyboard idea. So much so, that I’m asking around to everyone I know, to see if I can score some working, functional, plain-Jane PC Keyboards that are sitting in closets, going unused.

And Lori wisely suggested I put a request out here, too, in case someone out there in bloggie-land might wish to lend a hand, and clear out their closets or garages or spaces under the bed where their old PC keyboards went to . . . well, die.

Think of it as doing your part to keep these things out of the landfills. And yes, what it means is I’m asking you to mail them to me – which might cost a couple of bucks – so in turn I’m willing to mail you a couple of lovely polished stone pendants. (a hint for the dudes – they make great zipper pulls, and key fobs, or presents to the missus).

Want an example? Well, sure you do . . . um . . . Here’s a couple from my lapidary web page:

sample2.jpgsample1.jpg The first one there is called Porcelian Jasper, exotica pattern. The second is Amethyst Sage Agate.

So yeah, anyone willing to mail me a working, functioning PC keyboard will get in return a nice pair of pendants, polished and drilled, that I normally sell for $15.00/each.

Oh, and I have a new blog – or I will have a new blog by Monday and I’ll give you the addy then – where I’ll talk endlessly about rocks, rock hounding, rock tumbling, Stone Age keyboards, and all the other “return the PC to the caveman days” stuff I’ll be doing. But all the other stuff, all this usual stuff about writing and life and stories and trying to get published and such, will stay here at My Midnight Muse – so if you’re not interested in rocks or keyboards, you won’t miss a thing !

Oh, and if you wanna mail me a keyboard – and need an address – email me: Kristine (at) wavecable.com

10 thoughts on “a shout out to ma’ peeps

  1. She sent me a few pendants, as samples of the type of stones she was planning to use for keyboard keys. Handily, they all had rings through them. So there’s one on my leather jacket. One on my wife’s wallet. I’m modifying a stone necklace someone gave us, to hang another one in the middle.

    (Guiltily, I sent her no keyboards. I only have one, which I still use. The others are broken and tossed. I go through keyboards like a tornado in a trailer park. Why don’t they make them as if people are actually going to bang on ’em?)

  2. Ah, but there’s the rub – my stoneage keyboards will be DESIGNED for people to bang on them.

    Especially the model I’m calling Pebbles and BamBam, because the keys are all polished pebbles that are anything but flat, so you’ll type by the BamBam! method. And completely ignorant of finger placement 😀

  3. Hey! Kristine’s never sent me anything. WTF?

    I have a spare keyboard to send. Don’t count on it arriving anytime soon. I still have to send Pete the Captain America DVD I’ve been promising him since the beginning of December.

  4. She sent me pendants, too. She said they were so I would have an idea of colors when she was talking about different stones and keyboard designs. They’re nifty and cool. I’m also going to let peeps on-campus know that she needs keyboards. Next thing Kristine will know is that she will be inundated with keyboards.

  5. Actually, I think I said if I had a serious snailmail correspondance with you. I’m rethinking that position. She seems amenible to my getting letters from Pete. As long as I don’t take yours and run off and hide with them, I don’t think it would cause much of a problem. :p

  6. Hi Muse,

    It’s me, ToT. I love the Amethyst Sage Agate pendant. Very cool. I thought I would stop by and say hello. And I might have to order me one of them pendants, thar. Take care.

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