Wizard World Comic-Con Gives Freaks and Geeks A Place to Unite

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When you're a seasoned nerd like me, walking into the sparse halls of the Pennsylvania Convention Center on the opening day of Wizard World Comic-Con holds the same excitement as opening up presents Christmas Morning. Instantly, you're greeted with thousands of cosplayers dressed up like every pop culture icon you could imagine. While there are … Continue reading Wizard World Comic-Con Gives Freaks and Geeks A Place to Unite

Our Wicked Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

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  One morning in January, my fiance John and I, feeling the itch to travel this beautiful, bold country of ours, felt like taking a weekend trip somewhere new. At first, we planned on heading down South, however, there was something about Salem, Massachusetts that was just calling our name.  We took the drive up … Continue reading Our Wicked Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

How Painting Helped Me Cope With My Mother’s Death

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When I passed by high school art class with a D, I knew my art professor was being too generous. A decade ago, art was a waste of time because I felt inadequate to my classmates. When I buckled down in college, set out to prove to myself that I could be an artist, I … Continue reading How Painting Helped Me Cope With My Mother’s Death

I Went to an Adult Prom This Weekend and Here’s What It Was Like

It's prom season! Just because you're 30 doesn't mean you're excluded! Since graduating high school a decade ago (dear God...) I had a lot of reservations about what it'd be like to attend one as an adult nearing thirty. Aside from being (legally) able to dance the night away with a Malibu Bay-breeze splashing from … Continue reading I Went to an Adult Prom This Weekend and Here’s What It Was Like