Yearly Archives: 2010

 Sorry for the long dry spell, folks.  I was writing my blog posts at work, and my boss forbade me the use of my laptop, so I didn’t have time.  Plus my motivation has been flagging for a while.  It’s much easier not to post, believe it or not.   […]

Back in the Saddle

Today is my two year wedding anniversary.  To celebrate, Paul and I went out and wandered around the South Side on Saturday, then we went to Phantom Fright Nights at Kennywood.   I found an autographed copy of Lois McMasters Bujold’s The Spirit Ring.  It’s made out to Frank, but […]

Late Blog

 Pocahontas came out in 1995.  I knew that it wasn’t going to be good.  I knew to expect rampant historical inaccuracy.   I wasn’t expecting the horrible storytelling.  The movie opens in England, where we’re shown that John Smith is a BIG DAMN HERO.  Everyone loves him!  He jumps overboard […]

Disney Project: Pocahontas

 I got a haircut!  My hair is now shorter than it’s been since high school, and it was only shorter once, then.  I finished the scarf I was working on this week.  I’m really pleased with it.  It’s black and gold, both Steelers colors and Hufflepuff colors.  ^_^  I made […]


Jim wriggled through the air vents, tugging Ronnie along with him.  The vents groaned under their weight, and Jim could hear his heart pounding in his ears even over Ronnie’s ragged breathing.  Sweat trickled down his nose.   He’d never been more terrified.  He was pretty sure that Ronnie’s arm was […]

Martian Adventures: Ronnie’s Birthday Part 6

Paul and I went out to the movies on Friday night.  We were both a little tired, so we opted for what looked like a fun, light movie.  Alpha and Omega is an animated movie about two wolves.   It wasn’t very good.  It wasn’t painfully bad, but the 3D […]

Movie Review: Alpha and Omega

We had a great time at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival last weekend.  We watched a few shows, ate some ostrich jerky, and made some fun purchases.  I got a cd from the bagpipe/drum show we watched and a pair of green fairy wings.  Paul got a wooden katana from a […]

Commerce! It’s good for the economy!

Ronnie heard Jim’s voice, and it made her feel safe.  Of course he’d come for her.  He’d make everything better.  He always did.  Her whole life was better than it’d ever been before he came.  She’d read about friends before, watched people in vids, daydreamed about what having someone her […]

Martian Adventures: Ronnie’s Birthday Part 5

Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise, came out in 2002.  The premise is that for the past six years, three psychics have been predicting any murders that would happen in the DC area, and the government set up a Precrime Division to go out and stop the murders before they happen.  […]

SF Movie Review: Minority Report