Archive for Oddities

From oddness springs oddness. Apparently.

You may have noticed by now that I kind of have a thing for finding strange stuff online. While I can’t tell you exactly where my attraction to the odd comes from, I do know that it started pretty young. Recently, while sorting out old files and papers, I came across a grade school project, […]

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Inspiration and Oddities

It’s that time of winter where I’m desperately looking for signs of spring, and yet we’re still getting dumped on with snow.  I have major cabin fever adding to my already just silly level of stress, and am in need of a little something to pick myself up.  Outside of planning a get away, having […]

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The day I nearly blew up.

I spent the last two days trying to learn (all of) JavaScript, and I think I gave myself a brain tumor. And more than a little anxiety. I present exhibit A.) A short while ago I went to the kitchen to make myself a hot tea. Put the tea bag in my cup, and walked […]

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Gift Help for your Artsy Friends and Family

I thought it would be fun to create a little wish-list based on items I’ve pinned on my own Pinterest page to help out those of you who have someone creative, artsy, or just a little edgy and different to buy for.  From $11 – $1100, so there’s something for every budget.  ;)  (Of course, […]

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Life is hard, do it anyway!

And, just like life gives you, some random things. So I just celebrated another birthday, yay me for living another year! I don’t know about you, but I tend to not so much celebrate birthdays as look at them as earmarks of where/what/when is going on in my world. (OK, there was a little celebrating, […]

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Chicago Comic Con 2012

Two days after it ended, and I’m still not really recovered from 4 full days of Wizard World Comic Con.  By the time it ended on Sunday, my throat hurt, in fact everything hurt, and I was stupidly exhausted.  Think I was in bed by 8pm.  And Chipotle for dinner that night was a significant […]

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Haunting Tales of Horrorbles

The first book of the horror anthology based around the amazing, scary, and yet charming horror Berwyn shop Horrorbles (seriously, check it out) is released!  I had the pleasure of contributing a funky little pin-up for this comic.  I haven’t gotten my hands on a copy just yet, unfortunately I missed the premier this last […]

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What’s moving in March

Oh my, my, my. March, you are everything I hoped and feared so far, and we’re only a week in. It doesn’t hurt to schedule in the occasional evening of sanity-vegging time now and again when life gets crazy like this. So I’m thinking about kicking off my heels and spinning up my DVD player. […]

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Artists are complicated.

Case in point: food. So I’m one of ‘those’ people now. I am, it’s true. I never thought it would happen, not to me. But, I’m only one of ‘those’ people half of the time. Sigh. The story starts in high school when I worked a part time job at McDonald’s (hey, I grew up […]

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A Little Sugar Goes a Long Way

It’s getting pretty chilly here in the Midwest. We’re hardly into November and I am missing cooking out, festivals, trips to the beach and all the warm weather good stuff already. And more than anything, I’m dreading the long, cold winter I know is coming. The good side of this, of course, is that now […]

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