Dear Carrie: A Love Letter.

Dear Carrie, It's been almost a month since you went to be with the Force. It all still hurts and it all still doesn't feel real. I'm grieving for your Billie. I'm so sorry that she lost you so soon. I've been reading everything that I can get my hands on about you. And I'm … Continue reading Dear Carrie: A Love Letter.

Book Eight? I don’t know.

If you know me at all, then you know that I'm the resident Harry Potter nerd in most of my different (sometimes intersecting) friend groups. I was the founder and President (Chapter Organizer) of The Wilfrid Laurier University chapter of The Harry Potter Alliance for four years. I both participated in and taught a Medieval … Continue reading Book Eight? I don’t know.

Closet Cosplay: Princess Leia for May the 4th

As I've mentioned a number of times here on the blog, I am a massive Star Wars fan. Star Wars was my first love, being the first "real" movies I was allowed to watch when I was a pretty little kid. The first movie I ever saw at the cinema was Episode I: The Phantom … Continue reading Closet Cosplay: Princess Leia for May the 4th

Why I’ll Never Grow Up: The Case for Superheroes and Why they Matter.

The day is Easter Monday. Usually, I would have spent the day at home with my Dad (who is now retired), but today, I ended up working an extra day at the dental office. On days my Dad and I spend together at home,  we like to watch daytime TV and give live commentary while … Continue reading Why I’ll Never Grow Up: The Case for Superheroes and Why they Matter.