The Tokyo Game Show is an annual gaming convention held every September. Video game publishers show off their upcoming products and newest releases, console manufacturers trot out their new hardware (flanked by beautiful, scantily clad women, of course), and cosplayers … Continue reading
As always, click the images below to see them enlarged. Visiting the Studio Ghibli museum was like visiting another world, just as surreal and magical as the anime for which the company is known. You begin with a 15 minute … Continue reading
The other day, we had a chance to visit Showa Memorial Park, a local scenic park that’s the size of a small amusement park. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day in the low 70s. A light breeze kept the … Continue reading
If ever I’ve been irked, it’s now. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that I’m more irked now than I’ve ever been in my life. “Irked” doesn’t cover the half of it. You see, my husband has been … Continue reading
I grew up in the Church. Strangely, I didn’t have a home church until early high school, but I went to a small private Christian school from first grade on (and a Christian preschool and Catholic kindergarden before that), so … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again: Christmas cookie time! Unfortunately, my sugar cookies always come out more like sugar crackers. Fortunately, I found a delicious recipe for Brownie Roll Out Cookies which make a fantastic alternative. My friend Hannah helped with … Continue reading
You know how sometimes you go to a show and you feel like you got what you paid for? And of course sometimes you don’t. With Watsky’s show, I feel like we all not only got our money’s worth; we … Continue reading
I’ve been batting around the idea of getting a tattoo for a couple of years now. The progression was something like: Why would anyone ever do that? (Early 2000′s) Tattoos are cool, but I’m afraid of everything, so it’s never … Continue reading
My friend, Hannah, and I spent most of the day wandering around the first ever Las Vegas Tea Fest, a “celebration of tea” organized by Joy’s Teaspoon at the Arts Factory. I can think of few things more fun than … Continue reading
On Wednesday, I went to my first political event, a campaign rally for President Obama. Campaign rallies have always been things that happen elsewhere, so when I had the chance to see our President in person, I jumped on it. … Continue reading
As part of my ongoing project to turn my already white and cobalt blue themed kitchen into a TARDIS themed kitchen, I made two potholders, two towels, and an oven mit using this fabric by fentonslee on Spoonflower.
This is an enormous pet peeve of mine.