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- Post meaningful (not just *ROFL* or COOL!) messages.
- Respect everyone's right to their own opinion.
- Keep it family-friendly. (PG-13 or under)
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Who/what are your current favorite...
Sushi. Baked crab and garlic noodles from Crustacean's. Anything my mother makes.
Hot green tea. Ice cold low fat milk. Venti with whip caramel macchiatto from Starbucks.
Reading, drawing, and dinking around with my website.
"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo, "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck, and "Watership Down" by Richard Adams.
"Desert Rose" by Sting, "Too Much of Heaven" by Eiffel 65, and "Querer" on the Alegria soundtrack by Cirque du Soleil.
Alphonse Mucha, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, and Ursula Vernon.
Anything by Hayao Miyazaki.
"Rurouni Kenshin" by Nobuhiro Watsuki and "Yuukan Kurabu" by Ichijou Yukari.
Gary Oldman and Liam Neeson.
Meg Ryan and Sigourney Weaver.
"Aliens," "The Shawshank Redemption," and "The Godfather."
May I download your illustrations for my own personal viewing pleasure?
- By all means, feel free.
May I download and edit one of your illustrations for use as an avatar, story illustration, et cetera?
- Please send me a message telling me what picture(s) you wish to use, the changes you want to make, and what you will use the edited picture(s) for. I will send you a reply with a yea or nay.
May I post one of your illustrations on my website?
- Please send me a message telling me what picture(s) you are using, and the url to the page where the picture(s) will be displayed.
- Do not alter the picture in any way. I.e., do not crop, add text, or alter colors without permission. The picture may be re-sized to suit your website if desired, but only within 100 spxels of the original size.
- My name should be listed as the artist somewhere on the website.
Will you draw me something?
- Unfortunately, I do not have time to take requests for illustrations any longer. If you have a suggestion for a picture that you would like me to draw, please feel free to send me a message, but I cannot guarantee that I will draw the picture for you.
- I will take on one commission project at a time whenever I have enough time to complete it in a timely manner. Please go to the "Illustrations" page and look at the "Commissions" section for information and updates.
May I download one of your writings for my own personal reading pleasure?
- By all means, feel free.
May I post one of your writings on my website?
- Please send me a message telling me what writing(s) you are using, and the url to the page where the writing(s) will be displayed.
- Do not alter the text in any way. Do not remove the notes, correct errors, or change the formatting style without permission. The display formatting may be changed to match your website if desired.
- My name should be listed as the author somewhere on the website.
May I link to Meriko's Musings?
- You may link to my site using a text link, one of my banner images, or my rotating banner link script. Please go to the links page for more information.
- Please link only to http://www.meriko.net.
Will you link to my website?
- I am sorry, but I do not do link exchanges or take link requests. If you would like to suggest a site for me to link, please feel free to send me a message, but I cannot guarantee that I will link the site.
If you have a question that was not answered by the above guide, or you have a message that you would like to send to me, please send a message to merikitten at meriko dot net.