Let your Geek Flag Fly – 50s Link & Zelda Cosplay

50's Film Noir/Fantasy Zelda's Clutch/Necklace (Link & Zelda Cosplay at Miscon 2016)

So now, dear friends, is when I admit that I am, was, and will continue to be, a complete geek. It’s interesting saying that in this space. I have posted about geeky things in the past, but my writing has been more literary-inclined of late. I circle around several themes… Continue reading »

Springing the Spring Garden 2015

Spring has sprung here. There’s no getting around it. It’s very possible that we’ll get a few more snow showers (after all, we live in Montana, where it snows in August and it’s considered perfectly normal), but I think our days of snow coverage are ended. The crocuses are popping… Continue reading »

Starving Artist Art Show Tour!

Sooooo… would you believe that I’ve never done a video before? I was super super nervous, but this is for everyone who couldn’t come to the show. You all are wonderful!!! You can see the frame for my bio just behind my head in the first shot… and I’ve included… Continue reading »

Mamalode Article and Etsy Shop! ~ 300 Part 1

No Capes Required (article link) Mamalode.com | by Dakota Nyght

This was really not what I had planned for my 300th post, but I haven’t managed to get it finalized yet, so I bring you Part 1 with two announcements (this post), and Part 2 (up on Monday). First, I’m super excited to announce that I’m up on Mamalode today with No… Continue reading »

Long ago, in a Marathon far, far away…

Picking up running again was a challenge that frankly, I wasn’t sure I was prepared for. I trained for the full Missoula Marathon in 2011, and it took several weeks of training before I finally got to a point where I *gasp*enjoyed it. As I’ve mentioned a time or two… Continue reading »

The Pigeon Runs a Marathon

I have a good friend who is responsible for getting me into running. She also loves children’s books, and started giving Munchkin the Pigeon books way back when he was a baby. If you’re not familiar with the Pigeon books by Mo Willems, then hie thee to a bookstore and indulge,… Continue reading »