Posts tagged "conventions"
I can’t seem to finish Fallout 4. I thought the game was ending at least 5 times now, and it just won’t be over. So, I’m putting it down to tell you about this GEEKend. Yes, with these fabulous events, you can go out, meet new friends, and have fun while I keep trying to... Read more »
I’m having a hard time typing because my geek guy has a friend over. They are watching Dune- the David Lynch movie- at an unimaginable volume. I dislike the film. The husband, however, loves it deeply and without irony. I… do not understand. Aaaaagh!! Anyway, my Dragon Con costumes are nearing completion. Yuna just needs some... Read more »
Years ago, I got my first case of food poisoning. I ate a bad burger at Chili’s, went to a cute boy’s house, and proceeded to throw up 8 times in his apartment. That was our “first date.” The gent is my husband now, so I guess things work out. …Mostly. My stomach was never... Read more »
Thank you so much for all of the feedback from my last post. I received a nice collection of notes across Twitter, Facebook, and the blog. GEEKend event coverage is going to be better than ever! I’m starting by publishing early this week. Eventually, there will be a year-round calendar to bookmark. Won’t that be shiny and chrome?... Read more »
Have you ever had a day just… disappear? I spent a lot of this morning thinking it was Thursday. Today is Friday. Thankfully, I figured it out, or I would have missed a dentist appointment. What happened to Thursday, though?? Oh, right- I played Dragon Age: Inquisition and saw Avengers: Age of Ultron. I guess Thursday... Read more »
I’m gonna be up front with you, gentle reader- I’m having a hard time writing tonight. I found out that my former employer has been reading this blog. Now, they are using GGC content to fight my unemployment claim. It isn’t illegal, but the “evidence” they cobbled together is strange and humiliating. I’ll write more about it... Read more »
I have been trying SO HARD to get my cosplay ready for this GEEKend. Dana Scully needs to be updated, and Daenerys needs a significant portion rebuilt. I’m also putting together some kid-friendly gear- Blossom from The Powerpuff Girls and Cruella from 101 Dalmatians. As usual, everything that could go wrong is doing so. The... Read more »
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