It takes a lot to be a dancer. After almost a decade of ballet, you could say I was pretty hooked. I loved the tulle skirts, the toe shoes and the high buns. In fact, if you see me today I still wear my hair in a high bun more often than not. It just feels right. Although I stopped taking ballet when I … Read More Take Your Daughter To See The Nutcracker And The Four Realms. Now.
I am not a superhero, so becoming one is something I try to make happen as often as possible. Sometimes this means dressing up in cosplay, other times it means playing one of the most anticipated games of the year: Spider-Man. I’m primarily a PC gamer with a NES, Sega, and Xbox One hanging around for when I’m in the mood. But amazingly I … Read More I Played Spider-Man For 10 Minutes, Here’s What I Thought
You may have noticed that a lot of gamers have less than natural looking hair. Hell, I have less than natural looking hair. And by that I mean blonde. Which is actually a perfectly natural hair color, but the polar opposite of my own naturally almost-black colored hair. The question of why people dye their hair has stumped scientists and horrified parents for time … Read More Why Gamers Dye Their Hair And Other Universal Mysteries
I wasn’t able to make it to E3 this year, but that didn’t keep me from staying glued to my computer checking updates and watching trailers. What did keep me a little bit farther than I would have liked was getting a kitten last Tuesday. So this list is a little bit later than I would have liked, but life happens. And kittens are … Read More 5 Games E3 Got Me Pumped About
It surprises a lot of people that I’ve never been to PAX West. I mean, I live in Seattle. It’s basically down the street. But here’s a fun fact: I’ve actually only been going to conventions for four years. I started going when I lived in France because conventions were some of the few places I felt like I belonged. It’s always fascinated me … Read More PAX West: A N00B’s Predictions
So you’ve bought your passes, packed your suitcase, and you’re ready for PAX West! But while you’re in Seattle, what else are you gonna do? One of the largest U.S. gaming events, PAX West is something you’ve probably looked forward to for months…if not years. Personally I’m pretty pumped for the event and I’m a Seattle native. I can’t imagine how much excitement there … Read More Geek’s Guide to Seattle during PAX West