Knitters Gonna Knit

Alright guys.  If you remember, I'm working on an Eowyn cosplay for Jubilee, my 8-year old.  After a lot of research and good advice, I think I've decided on a stitch and a yarn I want to use for my chainmail.  I was considering a stockinette variation for a sort of scaly pattern, but, really, … Continue reading Knitters Gonna Knit

Falling for Autumn (Get it? It’s a pun!)

I haven't been blogging much, I but I have an excuse: it's October!  I know it's a huge cliche, but I freakin' love October. There are Octobers, and then there are Northern Utah Octobers.  The colors here are magical, the chill in the air is a harbinger of the holidays, and the mountains glow orange … Continue reading Falling for Autumn (Get it? It’s a pun!)

The Problem with Chainmail

When I was a teenager, I found a collection of short fantasy stories called, "Chicks in Chainmail."  There was also a sequel, "Chicks 'n Chained Males."  I never read the book, but teenage me thought it was hilarious, and for years a variation of that became my internet handle (the Chainmail one, not the Chained … Continue reading The Problem with Chainmail

Cosplay Contest – A Comedy of Errors

Jubilee really wanted to enter the Cosplay Contest this year with Penny in their Mabel and Sable costumes.  There was no youth category and I knew the competition would be pretty fierce, but I told her I'd sign her up for the online submission portion, but not to be surprised if that's as far as … Continue reading Cosplay Contest – A Comedy of Errors

Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

You know what they say about best laid plans and all that, right?  Well, I had a plan for this SLCC, I had each day planned, and I was going to do EVERYTHING. And then a week before SLCC17, my brother-in-law had a spontaneous lung collapse.  I flew out Saturday to KC to help my … Continue reading Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

Our First Comic Con, Plus a Giveaway!

Update: A winner for the Salt Lake Comic Con Saturday pass has been chosen and contacted.  Check your email to see if you're the winner! We moved to Salt Lake City the summer of 2014.  Almost immediately, I started looking up geek things to do with my geeky little family, and one of the first … Continue reading Our First Comic Con, Plus a Giveaway!