Meet the Geeks: Pixy 

State your name, rank, and intention! My friends call me Pixy and my son calls me Mom. My intentions are to survive the day by drinking large amounts of coffee and being awesome. Where ARE you? Like right now? Right now I am cooking dinner and hoping not to burn anything. I currently live in … Continue reading Meet the Geeks: Pixy 

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Trick or Treating at Disney World

This Monday I suffered from more than just the Monday blues, I was also plagued by what I like to call a Disney hangover. A Disney hangover is not a condition brought on by an overdose on booze but instead by an overdose of magic, music, fun, and too much walking. While my Disney hangovers … Continue reading Trick or Treating at Disney World

Burton and Miss Peregrine- A Match Made in Hollywood?

Tim Burton has directed or had his hands in some of my all time favorite movies- BeetleJuice, Edward ScissorHands, Batman Returns, Mars Attacks, Sleepy Hollow, Sweeny Todd (I’ll stop here since I’m sure you get the point). Many of them were stories that could only be told with the quirkiness that’s known to come with … Continue reading Burton and Miss Peregrine- A Match Made in Hollywood?

Can You Write a 50K Novel in One Month? We Think You Can!

On October 1st, the door was flung open and access was granted to official start the journey to writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. On that day, NaNoWriMo.com reset all of the information from last year’s writing adventures and began to prepare for the flood of creativity that 2016 will offer. http://d1lj9l30x2igqs.cloudfront.net/nano-2013/files/2016/09/NaNoWriMo_2016_WebBanner_Participant.png NaNoWriMo- National … Continue reading Can You Write a 50K Novel in One Month? We Think You Can!

Meet the Geeks: lbarbeto

State your name, rank, and intention! Name: lbarbeto   Rank: Adrift somewhere between a bachelors and a PhD Where ARE you? Like right now? The lab, most likely, but shhhhh don’t tell anyone I should probably be working, writing, grading or doing something sciency. How long have you known you were a geek? I would guess since … Continue reading Meet the Geeks: lbarbeto