January Status Report: First Goal of 2016 Achieved

First, a big thank you to Warren Ellis for linking to my review of Dead Pig Collector in his newsletter, Orbital Operations. It’s an excellent newsletter that he sends out on Sundays, and reads like the fascinating ramblings and recommendations of your very cool uncle who has done some weird shit in his life. I recommend that you subscribe. Second, my brain has been almost completely liquefied after a few weeks of shopping my resume around in search of new, more interesting work. I have now found the object of this quest, and am in the process of leaving the employer that I’ve been with for nearly four years. The best… Read More

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Day Before Thanksgiving Ramble

This is my first year ever to really cook a Thanksgiving dinner, which we’re taking to my boyfriend’s parents’ house tomorrow. We were originally going to have them over, but as our apartment building nightmare isn’t quite over yet, I’m still not comfortable with guests at our place. This is the result of one of those awkward “I’m a vegetarian and can’t do that thing you do every year, can we please do something else?” moments with Reed’s parents. They traditionally drive out to Salado to eat at the Stage Coach Inn, which cooks a “traditional” meal that basically consists of meat and chicken stock. Thankfully, they’re very accommodating and sweet. And… Read More

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October is the craziest month every year

October is crazy for us, because we throw a huge, themed, Halloween party every year. Right before things kick into high gear, we vanish for a week into Fantastic Fest in late September.  I’ve been gluing eyes into roses for two weeks now and I think the chemicals are going to my head. I ordered an insane amount of LED candles last night so that we can recreate the devil prison altar from Prince of Darkness. And I joined an all women RPG group that’s playing Fate Core, which I’m not very familiar with. Busy time. Also, I’m tired of trying to find time to write a really great review… Read More

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