Grateful Dead

Introducing Ourselves - Part 2

Since the original topic now has hundreds of introductions and is getting a bit hard to navigate, this seems as good a time as any to launch a new one.

The original is here, should you wish to catch up on the who's who since this opened up in May.

If you haven't introduced yourself yet, please do! And if you already have, but have something new to tell us about you and your life, speak up!

(A bit of housekeeping business so we don't have to repost everything we posted before--izzie and I are the moderators here, and for our more extensive intros see the original topic.)

Thanks and welcome!


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marye's picture
Joined: May 26 2007
hey Sam

be sure to head on over to the Deadheads from Europe topic, too.

SamMoore's picture
Joined: May 23 2011
Hi Everyone!


This is Sam from London. I'm a newbie in this community and I'm glad to be a part here and I am looking for more friends. I hope you'll welcome me here and I'll enjoy my stay here.


marye's picture
Joined: May 26 2007

Le Cordon Bleu was probably not the venue, but it looks like a pretty cool cake to me.

Joined: May 6 2011
grateful dead wedding cake

lifelong to this unable to start a new i thought id introduce myself.....and ask the honest opinion of the other heads....... is this GD themed wedding cake...completely made by hand out of sugar paste (including the psychedelic flowers) deserving of the F grade it received from Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena? cuz i say it deserved a low B/ high C just on originality alone.....HONEST OPINIONS....even if u think it like to know
thank you

Lets.Start.Dancin's picture
Joined: May 3 2011
Hey Everyone/Grateful Dead ART

Im a Dead /Techno all around Music and Art head.i love to DANCEand just great music and art i tattoo and love to draw among many other located on the east coast..NY Nassau county queens border...Just a short you can read more in depth about me if you just click my name. The other thing is maybe I'm missing something, but i wasn't Sure how to post a new topic other than in the intro section here and its more of a reply to a topic ....its seems i cant post anywhere else..So i figure ill just post it here. the topic i wanted to ask is Why are their no Books Deadicated to the art of the dead over all the years Official and from the community... it's something i would Love to see being an artist sure others heads as well would love to own a HUGE book of all the grateful dead artwork created over the years
Take care all...
.Still Movin'..
.Long Island Ant.

luv2terrapin's picture
Joined: Aug 31 2008
Moving back to Toronto

Hey All,

This a great forum. It's like we are all back to playing frisbee in the parking lot before the show again.

Anyway, been working in the Middle East and going to come back to the US/Canada for awhile before heading off somewhere else.

Got my approval to live in Canada so I am stoked. I lived there for years while working for some folks and got to love the place and people. Anybody know of some places to catch great music there? It's been a few years since I last lived there.

Once I have the time, I have to put all my Maxells (about 200 of them) on either digital or CD before they deteriorate. Anybody have any suggestions on that as far as the best equipment?

Too bad about the Bear. I got some emails from him a couple years ago. I should have went over to see him when I had a chance.


Stella_Blue77's picture
Joined: Mar 30 2011
Happy to be here!

Hello everyone. I'm so happy our paths have crossed! I'm 29 and live in Chicago. I just got turned on to the Dead about three years ago and haven't been able to stop listening to them since. Although I haven't seen the Dead in concert, I do enjoy going to Dark Star shows. I love music and love good people. I look forward to meeting all of you.

Peace and Love,
Stella Blue

Joined: Nov 15 2010
Now On the Bus!

I used to pop in every now and then, just to see what's happening since I've last been around. I recently figured "Why not just register?". Well, I did...and here I am! Glad to be on the scene.

jcnesq's picture
Joined: Feb 11 2011
Hello Everyone

Glad to be here and to get in touch with fellow people
Miss the shows
Hope to hear from ya

Joined: Mar 11 2011
Gratefulfest 2011

Hi, My name is Julie and ever since my last Grateful Dead show ( Indianapolis 95 ) I have been attending Gratefulfest. ( a 3-day music festival to honor Jerry, in Garettesville , Oh . on July 4th weekend ) . This is an awsome event. DSO headlines all three nights and there is always an appearance ( and an increadible set or two ) from Donna Godchaux, Jerry Garcia Band, and many others. If you have never been, it won't dissapoint. If you have been there - you go back again and again ! I live in Florida now, but get to Ohio ever year for this festival. The only thing that could make this event better, would be The Other Ones ! Come check it out . You can visit their website at


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Introducing Ourselves - Part 2