Edited to correct Stacy Dellorfano’s pronouns. I apologize for the error in misgendering them. So, many of you are going to be wrong about whose side I’m on. So, Bundle of Holding put together a Fate BoH, and without asking Evil Hat, decided that Contessa would be the beneficiary of it. When Evil Hat found… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #512 – Evil Hat -v- Contessa
Oh my gods! It is really like hanging out with my 120 closest friends. So, this year: First slot: Lady Faiella’s. This is the only recurring and only straight Amber game I’m in. I play Valentina Maria-Helena de Medici, Benedict’s daughter from 12th century Venice. This is the 5th year of this game, I think.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #510 – Ambercon Northwest 2018
This election is more important than, apparently, many people realize. VOTE.
Yeah… I’ve had them intermittently throughout my life. They used to be triggered by my becoming dehydrated, or not eating for an entire day, and later Nutrasweet (aspartame). Now, apparently, it’s the moons of Saturn falling out of alignment. sigh But what, you may ask, do migraines have to do with geek stuff, apart from… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #508 – So, Migraines…
Ok, I was going to do this last week, but then the Arisia business happened, and I wanted to talk about that. I think I’ve probably mentioned that I spent a lot of time escaping from reality in books as a child and adolescent. Because of that, I have a tendency to get really wrapped… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #507 – I Might get a Little Too Attached to Fictional Characters
Sooo, the Arisia Committee has some ‘splainin’ to do, as I and a bunch of other folks wait for their response to the accusation by a former chair that they value the services of a rapist over the safety and services of his victim. I believe the victim. I stand with the victim. And I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #506 – Arisia, I am Disappoint
I’ve talked about self care here before, because it’s important. And also because when you google it, you get a lot of pictures of candles, and bubble baths, and hot chocolate. And sometimes those things aren’t very feasible. Owning cats can really put a damper on your enthusiasm for candles, particularly if you’ve ever had… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #505 – Self Care and What Does that Look Like to You