A Trekkie’s Tale

“Live long and prosper” ~Spock~ And we all say… “Peace and long life!” Some of you knew this was coming. I announced at the beginning of September that as part of a month-long birthday celebration, Natasha and I would be attending a Star Trek Convention in Chicago on the 15th. We went, we saw, we laughed (a lot) and we bought a T-shirt. Here are the details: The Tickets Tickets for a Star Trek convention can be very pricey. ThereRead more

What you Want…

You know you want summer warmth, not two feet of snow. You know you want chocolate, rather than cheese from a goat. You know you want fashion-forward style, but not this by a mile. Or this. You know you want to be loved, not left alone. You know you want to laugh, rather than cry and groan. You know you want to have your place in the sun. Left alone is sounding more and more like fun. I think weRead more

Batbird Lives!

Yes, I was Batbird for Halloween. The illegitimate daughter of Batman and an exotic, purple Amazonian bird. Natasha and Red were part of the bird family, although their genetic heritage is unknown. Perhaps Elvira and a cardinal had something to do with their physiques and the red feathers growing from their foreheads. The Halloween party was a blast, as usual. A local establishment, Waverly Beach, puts on this soiree every year, the Friday before Halloween. This year, that Friday fellRead more

Pretty Strange in Pink

I attended a Halloween Party on Friday. It’s an annual event in the area. All proceeds go to Children’s Hospital. It brings out the strangest people. The event also brings out the good people. And good witches. There were those who left Spot at home… …and those who took part in a bubble bath. And then there was the Fed-Ex Material Girl. I offered to wrap packages and ship overnight. No one took me up on my offer. The pinkRead more