Dear Inspiration,

Dear inspiration, Dear spark of imagination, Dear intense, unfailing dedication to sharing my inner conflagration, Where have you gone today? Correction, where have you been for a while now? I remember the days when we would sit in Central Park, me with a pen and paper, you swarming through my whole being, igniting the cobwebs inContinue reading “Dear Inspiration,”

I Promise, I’ll Keep Trying

Well, there goes all that hard work and those healthy initiatives from a few months back. Remember that? Remember when I thought I’d figured out the “secrets” to staying healthy and spoke like I knew something…anything about it. Look at me up there, all pompous and motivated and successful at losing weight. And sure, it doesn’tContinue reading “I Promise, I’ll Keep Trying”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 21

Day 21 – Cher from Clueless Clueless is one of those quintessential movies from the 90’s that defined a generation of teenagers. This modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma, is both adorable and funny. Alicia Silverstone’s character, Cher manages to be both ditzy and intensely caring at the same time (when she wants to be.)Continue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 21”

It’s HERE!!!!

The new teaser trailer just landed!! And it is amazing. Behold! And I defy you to not be emotional while watching! I’m in tears right now!!! The remnants of a crashed Star Destroyer. The narration from Mark Hamill is chilling and heart-wrenching. Vader’s charred mask, Leia getting a lightsaber. And of course that one andContinue reading “It’s HERE!!!!”

Dreaming of SW Celebration

Sadly I am not in Anaheim, California right this very minute. I am not soaking up the California sun and preparing for an epic weekend of Star Wars culture. That is what I’m not doing. What I am doing is dreaming of the panels I’ll be missing. And reading my Star Wars EU novels andContinue reading “Dreaming of SW Celebration”

Thursday’s Nerd on the Scene

Post by Mels Lien The first day of Nerd HQ is always the greatest. Everyone’s still exhausted and jet lagged, but they still manage to muster up the energy to attend panels and stand in a forever-long merch line. This year’s opening day was particularly exciting: with a multitude of panels, including ‘Into the Storm’,Continue reading “Thursday’s Nerd on the Scene”