Struggles of a Gamer Couple

Struggles of a Gamer Couple

The first conversation I ever had with Shane was about superheroes.

We had just met online, and of course were looking to find things in common. He told me his favourite was Batman, and I told him my favourite was Iron Man.

He brought me Batman Lego on the first date, we started playing video games together on the third date, and we’ve been together ever since. Continue reading “Struggles of a Gamer Couple”

What 4 Little Letters Told Me about Myself

What 4 Little Letters Told Me about Myself

So as you may know, over the last couple of months, I’ve been adapting to a new workplace.

It’s been a lot of fun, and I absolutely love it so far. It’s been pretty clear, though, that I’m not the only new person to the team, and as part of an effort to help everyone learn how to work together better, it was decided that we’d share our Myers-Briggs personality types. Continue reading “What 4 Little Letters Told Me about Myself”

What I Learned from Mad-Eye Moody

What I Learned from Mad-Eye Moody

I was one of those lucky kids who got to read the Harry Potter books as I was growing up.

The first one came out when I was just a little tyke—it got devoured by my impressionable little brain in a matter of days. I spent years after that impatiently awaiting the next instalment of the story, then reading voraciously for a few days before starting the cycle all over again. Continue reading “What I Learned from Mad-Eye Moody”

On Marvel’s Touching Tribute to Spider-Man’s Artist

On Marvel’s Touching Tribute to Spider-Man’s Artist

The other day, I opened up Instagram for some early-morning browsing.

I’m really terrible at waking up, and spending some time slowly waking up with my phone in hand generally makes it easier for me.

Anyway.

I don’t typically see a lot of posts from Marvel, for whatever reason, but that day, I did. Continue reading “On Marvel’s Touching Tribute to Spider-Man’s Artist”

The Girly Geek’s Guide to Gardening in FFXIV

The Girly Geek’s Guide to Gardening in FFXIV

A fun little fact about me: I suck at keeping any kind of plant.

I’ve tried to keep all kinds of different houseplants over the years, all of which died equally sad and droopy deaths; from fickle orchids to rose bushes to gerbera daisies (which are supposed to be sturdy, but I guess not). Continue reading “The Girly Geek’s Guide to Gardening in FFXIV”