A Post In Which Our Heroine Gets Stuck And Resorts To Fangirlish Things To Get…Well Unstuck

Seriously how old am I? Obviously old enough to post this: Like the subject line says I am stuck. I should rephrase that...I am stuck AGAIN!  Why?  I overthink things that's why.  I also broke a primary commandment in blogging...thou shalt write for thyself and see if others like it. For now I content myself …

Provisons and Ways to Survive a Winnipeg Cold Spell

Not again: We did have some mild weather.  Keep in mind a change in weather usually means swapping for something else.  We have a sunny day, but it is really, really cold.  Friday we had mild temperatures, but nearly zero visibility with all the snow.  Winnipeg just had its roads cleared of its ruts, only …

A Blog-Inspired Gift

My friend V told me the story about the strange looks given to her as she outlined her gift to me.  This came before I unwrapped the tissue paper, my first thought was alright.  My friends know me well, some of them too well, and V was no exception to either rule. "I told them …

Midweek Geekiness: Through the Looking-Back Glass

Like many blog writers, I looked over my posts over this almost-completed year.  Technically, this blog has gone on for over a year.  I had reflective posts, fumbling posts, and Book Talk posts.  Midweek Geekiness came after getting stumped for ideas.  Using the adage 'write what you know', I read all things sundry and nerdy.  …

Midweek Geekiness: The Post Holiday Edition

Sometimes I arrive at Wednesdays with nothing to write about.  While on holidays between comic con and the promotion for The Bourne Legacy, I felt a little overwhelmed.  Why not approach the first Midweek Geekiness the way I approach going back to work on holidays-a combination of slowly and break-neck speed. Loki and Ned Visit …

Midweek Geekiness: Two More Ponderings About Those Blue-Eyed, British Boys

One Comic-Con Baptism for Mr. Armitage It's official:  The Hobbit will come to Geek  Prom San Diego Comic Con.  The movie itself wraps principal photography on July 7th, meaning the cast will barely have time to breathe before they touch down in California.  Aidan Turner attended Comic Con once as part of the BBC panel …

Midweek Geekiness: A Hollow Crown, A Secret Agent, and Even More Avengers Geekiness

People may scoff at me about seeing The Avengers more than once.  Life feels too short to arouse concern on my part, and most of the time I see it again with someone else seeing for the first time.  On Sunday, after a delightful brunch at The Falafel Place, myself and two other friends walked to Grant Park.  …