Archives for April 2013

The Mob.

Now that we’re nearing the end of the Little Kidlet’s time at the preschool at the private school, I keep crossing things off the list as being the last time we’ll do it. Today was the last Open House. Every year, they do a spring show called an Open House. Not sure why they call it that, since to me, a school Open House is about meeting the teacher and seeing their schoolwork. But each class sings a song and then at the end, all the students since a few songs. It’s the same format they generally use for their…

Why, Ocarina of Time?

Ocarina of Time is probably one of my favorite video games, ever. There’s a great playability and a nice replay value. There are lots of little sidequests, and over a decade on, I’m still finding ways to improve. The reason I bought a 3DS was because I wanted the revamped version of Ocarina of Time. With the kidlets easing into video games, I knew it was a matter of time before they showed an interest in it. The game is harder than either of them were really ready for, so most of the temples/levels were completed with me doing most…

Earth Day!

I was going to make an it’s Easy Being Green joke, and I realized I already did that a few years back. Plus, I’ve been whining about how not easy it is having green hair (I wake up with green fingers, arms and cheeks- I have had an actual green thumb) on Twitter. So it seemed wrong to repeat myself. Earth Day has been something my family’s celebrated for awhile. I remember going to Earth Day events back when I was a kid, learning about composting, recycling, etc. My mom actually made reusable bags back in the early 90s, and…

Kiss Today Goodbye.

This week, something happened that I knew was on the horizon, but still didn’t seem real to me. My parents moved out of California. And this is a big deal. We moved from Arizona when I was 3, and they lived in Ventura up until this week. But it didn’t seem real, even as I talked with my parents constantly as they searched for a new house. I admit, I didn’t exactly see my parents as much as I should have in the last couple years. But through college, I’d have lunch with my dad once a week. And when…

Gray Day.

I’d had a post queued up, but with the news that there were explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon- it just doesn’t seem the time to snipe at Justin Bieber’s narcissism, or gush about the magic of a night with a friend. So all I have is this picture from today- snapped during some drizzle. I took it to show the weather, but there was something melancholy and empty about it that seems to fit how this story makes me feel. No answers or culprits just yet. But it really hurts that have an event that celebrates…

TEAL!

And not Teal Deer, though I know, a lot of my posts can get on the long side. I’m back to having teal hair again. I’ve been working on a few blog posts this week, but nothing really came together… so have a video I made yesterday! My stylist did trim up my hair a bit- the back isn’t really long, but she didn’t take much length out of anywhere else- I’m growing it into a shaggy bob. She threw on some more green, which means that I’ll probably wake up with green fingers again for the next couple days.…

Location, location, location.

I do a lot of writing. So much that you don’t see here, and honestly I have no idea when I’ll have things to share (though if you’re willing to put up with all my goofy reblogs on Tumblr, I do share things there from time to time). I also do a lot of reading. Fanfiction, ebooks, physical copies of fiction. I read constantly. And occasionally I help people with editing. Over the weekend I was beta-ing a fanfic for a friend of a friend. It was good- the dialogue was sharp, no grammatical or spelling errors. But it was…

WonderCon Anaheim!

This last weekend was WonderCon, and TheBoy (my husband- as in, let’s hear it for TheBoy!) and I headed off to the Anaheim Convention Center for some fun. Now, I went last year on the Saturday. It was a dreary, rainy day and while the Con floor was pretty empty- there were some amazing panels. So I was pretty excited that I would get another crack at WonderCon. Unfortunately, there just weren’t a lot of panels that I wanted to go to. (Well, I had wanted to go to the League of Extraordinary Ladies panel, but we got a later…

Sorry for the radio silence.

It’s Spring Break, and I either have a sinus thing or caught con plague. It could be sinus con plague, I don’t know. But Sudafed is awesome (TheBoy got me the good stuff that you have to sign for!) At any rate, I’m busy entertaining the kidlets. WonderCon recap on Friday… then back to business as usual. Mwah.