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On the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek

With the official release of Hedonistic Hops just a week away, I participated in an author interview yesterday… and subsequently kicked myself for one of my answers. The question was something like “If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 books would you want to have with you?”. Without hesitation, my reply was […]

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My Convention Survival Guide

Con season is upon us! I was planning to write a blog entry on convention food recipes, but that idea has snowballed a bit. As it turns out my little “adventure” in LA gave me some unique planning experience when it comes to hotel rooms! This is now more of a survival guide pack list […]

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Let’s Talk about the Autism “Puzzle Piece”

As April starts tomorrow, I’ve been spending a fair amount of time fighting the good fight on social media – Educating people about the evils of Autism Speaks, speaking up for autistic rights, and thanking allies for spreading good information. One question I’ve been asked a lot lately is “Why is the puzzle piece considered […]

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Sad to “Kiss Them Goodbye”…

A couple months ago, I came across a notice that upset me greatly – The Nylons were going on a farewell tour, before calling it quits. I want to talk about what all transpired as a result, but I warn you – this is going to be the most emo post I’ve ever written. Probably […]

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The One CHEESE Ring!

Recently, I had to make something to bring to a Lord of the Rings themed potluck. I wasn’t in the mood to make my Lembas, and didn’t have time to order the Elderflower syrup to make my Miruvor. I was on a big cheese kick (as always!), with a lot of cheese in the fridge. […]

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