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a ghost.. a real ghost.. has no need to die.. what is she except a being without access to the universe that she has not yet managed to forget? ~ randall jarrell
my ghost toy catalogue ~ an inventory of ghost toys & collectibles old & new including toxic toys, toxic's library & halloweeniana..
New Gumby Comic Books are here!!
Bren alice patreon
ghost pix album ~ rpg videogame screenshots, lol kitties & all kinds of goodies..
toxic was here album ~
vintage socal birthdays & halloweens, etc..
~ copyright 2008 all rights reserved
ghost at the gate's items Go to ghost at the gate's photostream
Bc x
toxic tricks & treats album (sound up)
Collector's Corner LBPT
visit gumby's childhood home..
Baker's tour
baker's tour painting by bren..
Gumby moon
gumby trapped on the moon..
gumby rain spirits by bren..
The snowman
the snowman by bren..
blue star drive-in (toxic toys)
blackbird's outpost dollscape..
ghost's halloween house..
floorsleeper/blue house dollscape..
Lilac house
lilac house..
Raven's rest
raven's rest house..
Charlotte house
charlotte house..
caution! zombarbies!
box of bees installation..
patchwork playhouse..
xyz dollscape
annie's saturday house..
Toyroom mouse
hiding places installation..
Autumn butterfly
autumn butterfly installation..
doll medicine dollscape (warning graphic content)
monkey lab installation
toxic dollies dollscape
never open your eyes dollscape (warning graphic content)
collidescope dollscape (warning graphic content)
migraine dolls sickroom dollscape
Haunted forest
the haunted forest installation
pandora installation
lost hollow digital art album (warning graphic content)
Lonely trees
january trees photo album
cemeteria photo album
ghost garden album
Butterfly tryals
butterfly trials album
Mr horse
halloween photo album (warning graphic content)
Little sister
dreamcatcher/dreamkeeper (warning graphic content)
Bad blood
bad blood by bren
Little deaths
little deaths
Closet skeleton
closet skeleton
Ghost house
in a ghost house..
Doll chest
doll chest
Little miss dx
little miss dx
Toxic inner child icon
toxic inner child dollscape

other cool sites ~

friendlyghost gamepage..
my comic book page..
Gumby's xmas crisis
gumby in christmas crisis (powerpoint show by bren)

ghost stories
(blood & butterflies..)

  • these are excerpts from the book toxic & i wrote about our childhood... it's called 'brenda was here'.. let me know what you think/comments? p.s. stories here are non fiction/true. (privately hosted ~ if you're interested in reading this just ask:)

The kitties
the kitties (sound up)
backyard birdies (sound up)

vintage recipes for children

  • ludwig von drake animal pancakes
    deliciously classic or wonderfully gross, these vintage recipes for kids from the golden magazine for boys & girls or jack & jill magazine are fun even if they don't make it to your table..
    ~ copyright 2012 all rights reserved

kids' meals

  • spirit/fast & furious
    kids' meal boxes, buckets, bags & cups for various promotions from over the years ~ (a work in progress, there are more of these to come..)

mindless art

  • the tingler
    an album of mindless random drawings including vintage television & retro kid shows ~ old vhs tape covers etc..

    ~ copyright 2008 all rights reserved


  • zbots
    collector cards, trading cards, card games & stickers etc..


  • pogs
    assorted pogs..

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pins & buttons

pins & buttons

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heyyy! it's the fonz! remember when this was cool? was it mork from ork with his rainbow suspenders with buttons that started the button craze in the 70's? i know it's what started toxic on her first collection, pins & buttons, & she also wore them on rainbow suspenders ~

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toxic herself with a friend in the swimming pool ~

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one of the first items i posted here at the lost & found was toxic's first button.. i'll be posting a glut of vintage pins & buttons all through august ~

Toxic buttons

then there were school spirit buttons, these are from toxic's jr high ~

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i was friends with the kid who designed this tumbleweeds themed button for our school, he got permission from the artist, tk ryan.. back when native americans were still mascots & referred to as indians ~

Snoopy pin

vintage snoopy pin ~

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as kids we all lined up & waited for hours to see 'the hulk' at a local mall, thinking it'd be lou ferigno himself.. they said he was giving out signed pictures.. i still remember how disappointed my little brother was to find out it was only a guy in a hulk costume handing out these pins! ~

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now this vintage rainbow happy face pin has a different significance ~

Peace pin

vintage peace sign ~

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toxic's high school ~

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high school camp button ~

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possibly toxic's favorite old happy face button, non-conformist happy face ~

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vintage little rascals, alfalfa & butch ~

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