Geek, Non-Fiction, Personal

Happy 20th Anniversary, Harry Potter!

I always wanted to be a Gryffindor, but the truth was always there under the surface, and it was much more simple. I love people too much, and I care about everyone's feelings. It's actually been Hufflepuff all the way.   I got the first three Harry Potter books the day that "The Prisoner of… Continue reading Happy 20th Anniversary, Harry Potter!


Cosplay Eye Spy: C2E2 2016 Edition

Round 1: DC > Harley Quinn Suicide Squad redesign Batman: The Animated Series Steampunk Pin-up/rockabilly Other DC > Poison Ivy  DC > Joker  Marvel > Deadpool As himself As someone/something else Nintendo > Ash/Pokemon Trainer Disney > Frozen > Elsa/Anna Star Wars > Han Solo Star Wars > Princess Leia Game of Thrones > Daenerys… Continue reading Cosplay Eye Spy: C2E2 2016 Edition

Non-Fiction, Slice of Pie

Slice of Pie: Dryad Tea’s Lovely Rubiee Has A Cuppa For You

I say, old chap! I've got a rather nouveau idea. What do you say to some tea to go with your pie? Even better: what about some meticulously chosen, carefully blended, uniquely delicious tea from a lovely lady like Rubiee? ~A Slice of Pie!~ A tasty sample of something fresh cooked up by an artist of my… Continue reading Slice of Pie: Dryad Tea’s Lovely Rubiee Has A Cuppa For You

Geek, Non-Fiction, Personal

Con Wrap-Up: C2E2 2015!

April showers bring May flowers, but April in Chicago brings the best weekend of the year for local geeks: C2E2! The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is a three-day extravaganza of panels, celebrity appearances, autograph hunting, photo ops, merchandise, art, cosplay, and nerdgasms. I fondly refer to it as "Nerd Christmas" - you can… Continue reading Con Wrap-Up: C2E2 2015!