Happy Birthday to Me!

Surprise!  I am now four and twenty years old.  I have survived for two dozen years despite all efforts to end my existence, including (but not limited to) a boxer-Rottweiler mix that got over-excited about chipmunks while I held the leash, a pony named Princess who thought I should have a formal yet forceful introduction […]

Conspiracy Theories: Independent Peacemakers (Part I b)

It’s another Wednesday, my lovely readers, and I’m back with another addition to my Conspiracy Theories series!  I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that my Shakespeare-Disney comparisons are all different in execution; this is because I think doing the same bit over and over with different pairings would be lazy and look too much like […]

Conspiracy Theories: Independent Peacemakers (Part I a)

I’m not going to lie.  Beauty and the Beast is one of my very favourite Disney Princess films.  It was one of the first I ever saw, and it’s stuck with me over the years.  I just think it stands out from the lot in that the heroine is not a simpering lovesick girl who […]

Conspiracy Theories- Rebel Ladies (Part II b)

So…I’m really feeling the Mike Wazowski vibe here.  If you, my lovely readers, feel like taking on Roz’s role, please feel free.  On June 8th, I was gifted with the Shame Hat—not to be mistaken for the “cone of shame,” made famous by yet another Pixar film, Up.  I was approached by one of my […]

V.S. Is Back with Valentine’s Day Cheer!

I wish I could say that the Spouse-Creature and I had met the Doctor, been swept away on amazing adventures in the TARDIS, and dropped off several weeks off-target.  I wish I could say that we said, “Frack everything!  Let’s see the world!” and just disappeared for a while, seeing wondrous sights all over the […]