The first completed project for my "2018 Travel Clothes" list was a dress for the 2018 Native American Literature Symposium. The conference was set for the Mystic Lake Casino in Minneapolis, MN. I was on a panel full of strong Native women, all of us talking about family narratives, and all of us from communities … Continue reading Modern Woodland Dress
No, that's not me mistyping "yee haw." That's me still excited about a little outing I just got back from. I went to Alaska for a work trip last week. It's the second one to Alaska in three months, which just seems incredible to me. I have a personal goal of making it to all … Continue reading Gee Haw!
[I wrote this last week, while traveling, but didn't get a chance to post it until now.] There are several times in my life when I have paused and thought to myself, "How did I get here?" That thought goes through my head in the middle of chaotic messes, when things are either falling apart … Continue reading In the Here and Now
That was the name of my very first panel at a convention. And by very first panel, I don't mean the first one I've ever attended. I mean the first one where I was a panelist. What can I say about the experience? It's simple, really. HOLY CRAP! Let me tell you, I was a … Continue reading Native Americans in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Today, if you didn't know, is Geek Pride Day. A quick trip to my good friend Google provided me with an explanation for why it falls on this day in particular - Geek Pride Day is May 25th because that's the day of the official release of the original Star Wars movie. I knew that … Continue reading Let Your Geek Flag Fly
The opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics are currently on television at the moment. I'm watching it as I write this so if this post makes even less sense than my posts usually do you at least know the reason. I wanted to get in one last post before I leave for Farpoint tomorrow … Continue reading Final Prep and the Olympics