Behold my new nerd swag! Espionage Cosmetics is a West Coast company specializing exclusively in makeup for us nerdy girls. This is my selection of stuff from their latest Kickstarter campaign to expand their line of nail wraps. I don’t wear makeup regularly, but I love fun, pretty nails, and these really fit the bill. […]Read more "Stuff I Like: Espionage Nail Wraps"
On the evening of January 23rd, 2015, round about 6PM, I settled myself in for 24 butt-numbing hours of things man was not meant to wot of. Yes my friend, can your heart stand the shocking facts of…B-FEST 2015? What is a B-Fest, one might (legitimately) ask? It’s an annual 24 hour celebration of all […]Read more "B-Fest 2015 – Crap Happens"
So we got offered an excellent (for Great Wolf) deal on a loft suite as part of a homeschool group booking. We were very excited to finally be able to take the kids and saved it as a surprise for them during the gloomy (and as it turned out, unusually frigid and snowy) days of […]Read more "Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg, VA February 16-19, 2015"
This was first cross-posted at my old MySpace (remember MySpace?) site and on http://www.jabootu.net way back in 2008, it was one of my first attempts to get some movie impressions down in writing and I am still reasonably pleased with how it turned out. A little background here, I’d literally relocated to San Antonio from […]Read more "One From the Vaults – T-Fest 2008"
Without further ado, here’s my (as always, long-winded and parenthetical) travelogue and review of our recent trip. Six people on a 10 day adventure, traveling by planes, trains and automobiles, in a very large circle that took us from Virginia, to New York, over the Atlantic Ocean, to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, on […]Read more "CRUISE REVIEW – CARNIVAL SPLENDOR, NYC – SAN JUAN, OCT 24th – NOV 1st, 2014"
Well, I like to bloviate, people who don’t know me well think I’m occasionally funny, and I have a few travel and movie festival reviews sitting around that I feel like I should do something with. So here goes, my experiment in online media. For your part, I hope a few of you will find […]Read more "Why am I here?"