2016 · About Me · Change · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement

Pardon me, are you Sam Lehman, ma’am?

Three weeks. Twenty-one days. That is how long this post has been percolating in my head. The day before July 4th I had the privilege to witness the musical Hamilton live in New York City. The experience was literally breathtaking. I could not breathe for a moment when the lights dimmed and the orchestra played the opening… Continue reading Pardon me, are you Sam Lehman, ma’am?

2016 · About Me · Blogging · Music · Self Reflection · white noise · Writing

White Noise

It’s too loud. Life is too loud. Maybe that is why I spend a great deal of my time plugged into my phone or laptop. It’s easier to control the amount of sound I consume when I’m plugged in because the world seems set to overwhelm me at every possible turn. Now, don’t get me… Continue reading White Noise

2016 · About Me · Blogging · Fandoms · Film · Friendship

How To Break the Ice: What It Means To Be a Best Friend In the MCU

Do you remember elementary school, when the most important thing seemed to be who your friends were? And barring the existence of multiple friends, you at least had a best friend right? Well, if I was to ask you right now who your best friend is would you have a response? The truth is that… Continue reading How To Break the Ice: What It Means To Be a Best Friend In the MCU

2016 · Blogging · Events · Ottawa · Writing

Fiery Yet Flowery: Fleur Delacour at Ottawa Comiccon

“It would take more zan a werewolf to stop Bill loving me!” – Fleur Delacour, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince *I think Molly Weasley learned never to underestimate Fleur after this interaction. I think I underestimated Fleur. Underestimating a woman is a dangerous game to play, be she fictional or not. Thankfully I emerged from… Continue reading Fiery Yet Flowery: Fleur Delacour at Ottawa Comiccon

2016 · Events · Fandoms · Ottawa

Five Years Later: Fleur Delacour at Comic Con 2016

I’m a hardcore Potterhead. For those of you who are not familiar with that term it applies to fans of J.K. Rowling’s book series Harry Potter. The word is also applicable to fans of the film adaptations of said books because in my mind book and movie fans have too much in common to fight over how they… Continue reading Five Years Later: Fleur Delacour at Comic Con 2016

2016 · Blogging · Film · Friendship

How (Not) to Enact a Civil War: A Break Up Guide from the Avengers (Part 1)

My adoration of Steven Grant Rogers started about four years ago when I watched Captain America: The First Avenger  with several of my girlfriends for my sixteenth birthday. From my previous blog posts you can probably figure out why I like Steve – he’s a good friend, he’s loyal, and supposedly bound by a duty to… Continue reading How (Not) to Enact a Civil War: A Break Up Guide from the Avengers (Part 1)

2016 · Blogging · Ottawa · Writing

Stretching My Wings

Last night I returned from a get together with various members of the Wingd team in the mood for reflection. We are currently in the process of developing a book and that is an amazing accomplishment, but that’s not what this post is about, for more information on that you can refer to the Metro or the Ottawa Citizen.… Continue reading Stretching My Wings