Why kalimeg? A handle of convenience -- I wanted to read ginmar's live journal, and she was in Iraq, setting up a locked, friends-only journal; so I needed an account. I wanted to use my nutmeg_0 e-mail. Kali is the registered name on my PC, and Meg is a sock puppet for inoffensive feminine opinions. So since both kali and meg were taken I slammed them together and made an account, :-)
It's not just Jon P -- several guys have looked at me an said "Kali's Child". And indeed, the Dark Mother resonates.
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