I want to talk about something that I’m gearing toward: my Halloween party! I’ve been hosting them since 2002 and it’s a tradition that I hold close to my heart. Always a costume party, naturally, and it is customary for me to serve my grandma’s ‘sloppy joes’ recipe as well as themed homemade sugar cookies. … More Halloween Spooky Decor
Planned Parenthood is wonderful. They aren’t second rate, impersonal, or a poor alternative to my original gynecologist’s office. Below is a list I wrote up after my appointment that demonstrates how misinformed I was, and highlights their dedication to healthcare. … More Planned Parenthood
The last time I was this excited to rush home and pick up a video game was when Breath of the Wild came out in March 2017. I couldn’t wait to jump into Joel and Ellie’s world, fighting for survival, exploring the vast post-apocalyptic future of the US, and watching their relationship transform and develop through each horrifying encounter. … More An Open Letter to Naughty Dog
I want to live in a world where strangers can trust one another, where community pride is important because it means where you live is a safe place to play, and where local businesses are patronized more often (or newly discovered!) because of friendly gamers roaming the streets. … More Pokémon GO
PAX. The Penny Arcade Expo. Began in 2004, and still going strong today. The last one I attended was in 2014, and the anticipation for this year built until I felt fit to explode. I mean, it may as well have been Christmas Eve! On Friday night (August 31st) I was so excited I thought I … More PAX West 2018
Ah, Disneyland. The Happiest Place on Earth, haven of dreams coming true, where princesses roam and the imagination comes to life. We went last month for Rachel’s 30th birthday and I want to tell you all about it! A lot of ground was covered in only two days in the parks, so this post is … More Disneyland!
On Thursday, June 21st at 2:05 pm one of my closest and oldest friends gave birth to her first child. … More Birth