Thrift Store Cosplay Big Finale!!

Day 31: Princess Leia, Han Solo & Luke Skywalker Today is the final day of my thrift store cosplay series. I really hope you all have enjoyed my shopping adventures. I certainly had a blast doing it! And now my wardrobe is tricked out!! I wanna hear what your favorites were and if this inspiredContinue reading “Thrift Store Cosplay Big Finale!!”

Dear Carrie Fisher,

I’m sorry that we live in the kind of world where appearance is what we are judged on above all other merit. To some degree everyone is judged in this manner, but no one is judged quite as harshly as women over a “certain” age. A threshold that seems to creep younger and younger each year.Continue reading “Dear Carrie Fisher,”

The Force is Awake

Now that I’ve see Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens for the 6th time, I feel like I can accurately and comprehensively share with you my thoughts and feelings and theories about it all. But before you go any further, let me offer you two warnings: The 1st is the obligatory SPOILER WARNING. BecauseContinue reading “The Force is Awake”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 18

Day 18: Princess Leia from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Today marks exactly 6 months till we are able to feast our eyes on the brand new edition to the Star Wars Universe, The Force Awakens. In honor of the countdown I chose to do Princes Leia hair today. On the forestContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 18”

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”

Comic Con Recap

Saturday Highlights Today was a day of leisure for me. No work to speak of. Only play!! -First up I hit the Violet and Daisy panel. Featuring the Academy Award winning writer or Precious, Geoffrey Fletcher. Also featuring Carrie Fisher asking all the questions. As usual Carrie was wry, sarcastic and delightful. I always loveContinue reading “Comic Con Recap”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair

Bonus Day 2 –  Princess Leia Ok, here it is. The one I’m sure you’ve all been wondering if I’d do or not. I just have to say… it’s called 30 Days of Nerdy Hair. Would it really be complete without the buns? Oh ye of little faith. 🙂 So… today’s inspiration is a fanboysContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair

Day 18 – Princes Leia Today’s inspiration comes from the original icon of geekery. The girl all little girls born after 1977 wanted to be. Princess Leia Organa (from any of the original Star Wars trilogy.) And I know you expected the buns, but I always liked her hair from Return of the Jedi, while sheContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair”