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Lissa's Glade

Beneath the Trees

Writer, gamer, semptstress,
Daughter, wife, friend,
A woman learning how to not be a child,
the child learning how to not be afraid.

I am not who I was 5 years ago;
nor who I will be when I'm forty.

I'm Melissa.
acting, animals, anita blake, anne bishop, architecture, baking, barefeet, bdsm, big words, bondage, books, buffy, camarilla, castles, cats, challenges, changeling, changeling: the dreaming, changeling: the lost, charles delint, chocolate, clever people, clothing, codex alera, comic books, comics, cooking, costuming, cotehardies, crafts, creative writing, creativity, cyberpunk, d20, dark erotica, discworld, dr. who, dragons, dresden files, drumming, empty hats, erotica, fantasy, fiction, fiction alley, fiction writing, fictional universes, forming opinions, free association, free writing, game design, games, gaming, gaming industry, gargoyles, geeks, handwritten letters, harry dresden, harry potter, hiking, historical clothing, imagery, imagination, indescribable feelings, intelligence, intrigue, j.k. rowling, japanese food, jim butcher, knitting, labyrinth, language, large vocabularies, larping, leather, linguistics, literature, live action role playing, lord of the rings, love, m.c. escher, madeline l'engle, manners, massage, math, men, mind's eye theater, moulin rouge, movies, music, mysticism, mythology, neil gaiman, ny, orson scott card, paganism, philosphy, poems, poetry, politics, re-enactment, reading, real life, renaissance, rochester, roleplaying, roleplaying games, rpgs, sci-fi, science fiction, sensuality, sewing, short stories, simpsons, smart individuals, smart people, spider robinson, star trek, stuff and junk, sushi, tattoos, tea, terry pratchett, theology, thinkers, vampire: the masquerade, vampires, walking, waterfalls, werewolf: the apocalypse, werewolves, white wolf, women, words, world of darkness, writers, writing, writing challenges, x-men