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3rd-Jun-2011 04:27 pm - Single Hitch
Smiling Bill B&W

Title:  Single Hitch
Author:  kastari

Summary:  People spend a lifetime searching for happiness, looking for peace.  They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them.  The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.  ~Ramona L. Anderson
Characters:  Bill Adama
Rating:  T
Word Count:  516
Author’s Note:  Written for the 1st makebillhappy challenge.  Prompt:  Make Bill happy out of uniform.
Additional Note:  The idea for this story was sparked by a discussion topic on thequorum

Disclaimer:  I'm just playing in Universal's sandbox.  

 

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~Abraham Lincoln )
27th-Feb-2011 04:30 pm - EJO at Basauricon2.0

Took some photos of Mr. Olmos and the rest of the guests during BasauriCon.20 last weekend . You can check him at flikr


25th-Feb-2011 11:39 am - "Mountain top water drop" songs
Downton: Bates anna bedroom
I stumbled across this today and I thought you all might get a kick out of it as much as I did. I haven't seen I'm Still Here and don't intend to, although I have watched this one particular scene on youtube.

Featuring EJO's speech



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS6nKxG19NI

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18th-Feb-2011 08:09 pm - Two announcements!
Adama--Warm Smile
First, the Inaugural Make Bill Happy Fic Challenge is up and running. Go check it out and write some happy-making fic for our Admiral!

And second, we have two wonderful people who have volunteered to be william_adama's new mods! Please give a warm thank-you to bsg_aussiegirl and escapedvelocity for stepping up. ^_^ Of course we have one snag in that I cannot actually make them both maintainers until LJ finishes assigning owners to communities and unfreezes the owner-level functions, but that's just a matter of time. altitudeandwine and I will stay on as emergency backup maintainers, but these two will be the guiding hands. High-fives to you both!

If anyone has any suggestions, questions, or just wants to say YAY NEW MODS, comment away!
13th-Feb-2011 05:42 pm - New EJO fansite! Plus a request
EJO Today
Thanks to umademebelieve's post on adama_roslin, I found out about a new fan website dedicated to Edward James Olmos. If you're an EJO fan, you'll want to check it out:

http://www.OlmosPerfect.com

Also, information about site updates and other news and information are also cross-posted to LJ if you want to add them as a friend:

http://olmosperfect.livejournal.com/

Oh, and they're also on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/#!/olmosperfect

Now for the request: I obviously haven't had the time or energy for quite a while to do much with this comm myself besides add people when they requested membership, so I would like to find one or two Eddie-enthusiastic souls who might be willing to take over from me. Just comment here if your interested! All comments are screened.
31st-Jan-2011 01:52 pm - Reminder
sfu
The deadline for EJO’s birthday project is approaching fast and I would like to remind anyone who is interested in participating that they have to send in their contribution by the 8th of February. So far we don’t have many contributions yet, so we would really appreciate a few more.

Here are the details again: Link

Also, donations in honor of EJO’s birthday are still possible till the 12th of February: Link
29th-Jan-2011 09:24 pm - New event for Bill fans!
A/R Not Going Anywhere


We all agree Bill deserves some love, Y/Y? :)

Welcome to the Bill Adama version of the famous Make Laura Happy challenge.

For more info, to share your opinions, and to vote in the inaugural makebillhappy poll…

MAKE BILL HAPPY AND CLICK HERE


8th-Jan-2011 01:17 pm - Reminder!
sfu

Hello everyone,

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for the scrapbook in honor of Edward’s James Olmos’s birthday is one month away. All the information you need can be found here: community.livejournal.com/02_24/3172.html

Please participate, we have no contribution yet and we really want to do this for EJO. Just a short note will do and would mean a lot! Thank you!

Also, remember that we’re doing a donation drive for EJO’s birthday and the money will go a charity that means a lot to him. Here are the details: community.livejournal.com/02_24/3458.html

Please donate!


6th-Dec-2010 04:46 pm - Birthday-Scrapbook for EJO!
EJO b-day
Birthday-Scrapbook for EJO!

Since EJO appreciated the scrapbook/donation drive we did for his birthday over the last two years, scarecrow1983 and I have again decided to do another one this year. We can’t tell you all enough how very grateful and happy EJO was about last year’s scrapbook, so we’re hoping to be able to put together another wonderful book for him and therefore we hope to get as many participants as possible. Any contribution no matter what it is is welcomed. Here are the details:

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17th-Sep-2010 01:59 pm - 3/4 BSG DragonCon panels
And the videos from 3/4 panels. Sorry if the camera moves sometimes too much but I had to change with a partner if I wanted to take some photos ;). Enjoy!

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14th-Sep-2010 01:32 am - EJO at DragonCon 2010

I took a few photographs during DragonCon in two BSG panels and thought I should share. A few more here :) Enjoy

Just samples...

IMG_1161 DC IMG_1266 DCIMG_1250 copia
 
Kitty on the Tracks

tatasblacklogo


Who we are: Five women who have decided to use the mighty and awesome power of fandom for good – namely, to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. And who are not at all afraid to wear a tiara in public.

What we're doing: Like it says above, we’re raising money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the largest source of non-profit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

All proceeds from our fundraising efforts will go to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation through the Global Race for the Cure being held in Washington, DC on June 4, 2011.

Yes, we’re all registered to run the race. And yes, we will all be running in our tiaras.

How exactly are we planning to go about this fundraising, you ask? Aside from the usual asking for donations, we’ll be auctioning a variety of special, fannishly oriented items acquired at the various cons we attend. Who knows? We may even be able to get a photograph of Edward James Olmos or one of your favorite BSG celebrities in one of our fabulous tiaras.

How can I help?: Bid on our auction items. Follow us here on LJ and on Twitter at @tiaras4tatas. Pimp us out (we’re easy). Or you can donate directly to the tiaras4tatas team here at the Komen Race for the Cure website.

And if you happen to see us at one of the cons we’ll be attending, feel free to come over and say "hi". We may even have something sparkly and awesome to give to you in return.


Posted with permission of the mods.


13th-Jul-2010 08:37 pm - ~BSG: Gross Motor Skills
Desk In-Between
Title:  Gross Motor Skills
Summary:  Grasping appendages was always a pleasure.
Characters: Bill Adama
Kink:  Hand fetishism
Word Count:  100
Note:  Written for the bsg_kink 3rd Drabble Challenge; no prompt
Disclaimer:  I’m just playing in Universal’s sandbox.

Hands are the chief organs for physically manipulating...the environment.

19th-Jun-2010 08:11 pm - The Road Not Taken
Laura's Bracelet

Title:  The Road Not Taken
Author:  kastari
Summary:  “Probably one of the finest fighter pilots I’ve seen in my life.  She’s better than I am.  Twice as good as you.”
Characters:  Bill Adama, Kara Thrace
Rating:  T
Word Count:  783
Author’s Note:  Written for my Gemenon Sis, LAS.  June 19th–365 days apart.  Happy Birthday, my friend.  Thanks to [info]frakcancer & [info]lacklusterfic —you comma freaks—for their invaluable beta skills and never ending patience.
Disclaimer:  I’m just playing in Universal’s sandbox.


“You always did have a soft spot for her,” Saul said.  “Yeah,” Bill admitted.  “I’m just a crazy old man.”  

9th-Jun-2010 01:42 pm - Short fiction about Bill Adama
about the admiral
I've written a few Adama-centered ficlets in recent months, mainly for challenges at ar_drabbles. Some of them draw upon new things we've learned about Bill's history from watching Caprica.


Comfortably Numb


Anywhere You Hang Your Head


Omega


The Littlest Gangster


17th-Apr-2010 01:15 am - Battlestar Galactica Big Bang
BSG: Aaron (Gun)


Come and join the Battlestar Galactica/Caprica Big Bang at bsg_bigbang.
15,000 word minimum over 3 months, all story types and pairings are welcome.
Author Sign Ups | Artist Sign Ups | Cheerleader/Beta Sign Ups
1st-Mar-2010 06:28 pm - EJO on LA news
TWD - road
I never turn the 6pm news on, but I'm glad I did today. The lead story was Eddie talking about Jaime Escalante, who many of you know was the basis for Eddie's character in Stand and Deliver. Jaime is dying of cancer, and his friends are appealing to the public to help make his last months comfortable. Eddie spoke from the heart, I'll try and find a vid of it.

The news story is here, and Eddie put an appeal on his website here.

Also posted to maryandeddie 
18th-Feb-2010 12:18 am - Photos of Basauri Con
saul&bill
Hey!
Finally got around and uploaded some of my con photos and thought I share them with you :)
You can find them here:

http://s295.photobucket.com/albums/mm130/sparky4ever/Basauri%20Con%20Feb2010
24th-Jan-2010 08:20 am - Question about the Adama Realm
Hi,

does anybody know what happened to the message board on yuku.com? I always liked the site, they had very good Father/Son stories. The website is also down (it was hosted on geocities.com)

The link to the board was: http://theadamarealm.yuku.com/

Has anyone archived the stories?
15th-Jan-2010 05:21 pm - EJO birthday project.
EJO b-day
Today was the deadline for the EJO birthday project. However, I will continue to accept any contribution for the time being. If someone wants to send something, even just a short b-day message, just e-mail or pm me. Please, it would be really awesome, if we could get just a few more contributions! For further information: 02_24
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