Category: Fangirling


I’ve been trying for weeks to write a review of the Dark Knight. I promised listeners of Talk Nerdy 2 Me Podcast I’d do it within days of it coming out. I still haven’t done it. Why? A lot of what I think can be found in Episode 2 of the Podcast if you listen. I honestly can’t remember if we said anything naughty in that recording, but it’s possible, so you may not want to listen with the kiddos around. But because I promised my listeners something I just can’t bring myself write, it seems I’ve backed myself in a corner. I don’t want to disappoint them, but I don’t think I have much more to say. Continue reading

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In my prep for DragonCon I seem to have taken two steps forward and three steps back. My sister spent a week vacation going through her closets and doing spring cleaning. She ended up with 4+ garbage bags full of clothes she no longer wears. My sister and I are fairly close to the same size, so I was able to go through the bags and get a ton of clothes both for everyday and for cosplay. I walked away with the following:

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I’m very excited to be attending my first convention ever. I’ve always wanted to attend a convention and have dreamed of attending NYCC or SDCC for years. However, I always thought I should start small and work my way up by going to something cheaper, smaller, and less expensive close to home. I’ve been planning for a little while to attend the next SheVaCon as my first con, but all of that was tossed aside one fateful night at work. How? Why?

Simply put, I had an e-mail conversation with a co-worker that went something like this:

Him: Barrowman and Eve will be at DragonCon.
Me: When?! WHERE?!
Him: September something. Atlanta.
Me: I’m going!

By the next morning when I’d gotten off from work, I’d contacted several people about potentially going together, got a confirmation from one other person, ordered my ticket and started hyperventilating and fangirling over the guest list. It is officially the most spontaneous thing I’ve ever done and for a long time I didn’t even know what to do to get started. By now, though, I’ve started getting things together and hopefully, I’ll be ready. So how exactly am I preparing?
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