I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. A little past my fourth decade, maybe it’s time to start figuring it out. During the latter half of 2017, I found myself losing my sense of identity little by little. For[…]
Look, I made contact cards! My original thought was to get cosplay contact cards, and I started designing them with this in mind. I wanted to have something to hand people at cons so they can tag me in photos or otherwise reach out. As I[…]
A couple of weekends ago, I attended the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (aka C2E2) with my husband for the sixth year running. Our annual tradition started back in 2012 when we were looking for something different and interesting to do to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary.[…]
After looking back on 2016 in my last post, now it’s time to look forward. I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. It too often feels like the purpose of a resolution is to make some sort of big change in life – implying that there is[…]
Welcome to 2017! New Year’s seems to be a good time for reflection. A time to say goodbye to the old and bring on the new. It was about this time a year ago that I started this blog; I thought I’d have a lot more to say.[…]
As I’m drafting this post, my teenager Ari is currently in the operating room undergoing top surgery. If someone had asked me forty-eight hours ago, I couldn’t have told them that right now I would be sitting in the hospital cafeteria waiting as my “baby” undergoes this[…]
My hubby and I go on weekly dates to play with mud.
Here is a video of some selections from my recent choral concert.
This past weekend I attended Wizard World Chicago Comic Con and brought out my Ursula cosplay for the second time ever. This post is a makeup tutorial for that character. (I’ll write about my convention experience later.) My original plan was to make a reference for myself so[…]
Here’s another one from my art site. Elephant!