Salt Lake Comic Con Cosplay 2015


2 Spaceballs, Lone Starr and Barf from Spaceballs

Every good con needs its cosplayers. Salt Lake is an excellent con and it was full of some incredible cosplay! Check out a few of my favorites…

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Salt Lake Comic Con is This Week!


Though not the biggest in the country (that honor goes to San Diego), Salt Lake City Comic Con is a very large, very impressive showing of all that’s great about the geekdom world!

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The Hole in My Front Yard

I’m starting to feel a little bit like I’m living in a Little House on the Prairie novel. Ma has to go fetch a pail of water to do the cookin’ and the cleanin’. The Nerdling has to go use the outhouse next door… We really get spoiled with our running water…

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Making Quick Choices

I’ve been working with Geek Spawn at making decisions. We joke that if a truck were coming at him he wouldn’t be able to decide whether to jump to the left or right. It’s really close to that. And he comes by it honestly. I was almost exactly like that as a kid. So this morning I gave him 60 which-do-you-prefer questions and 5 seconds to answer each. (For each one he couldn’t answer, he lost 1 minute of video game time so the pressure was on!) Here are a few of the questions. See how you would do and find out how he did at the bottom…

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Fair Fail

Oops. I am a fair failure. Not to say I’m decent at failing, but rather I fail when it comes to the fair.

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Office Tchotchkes… Hat’s Off!

Most every office in the world has some sort of knick-knack, a doo-dad, or tchotchke (pronounced: “chotch-key”). My office almost nothing but! This Office Tchotchke blog focuses on a serious collection of silly hats…

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Pop Quiz, Hot Shot: Fruit

She’s at it again! My 11-year-old daughter, The Nerdling, has made a quiz for you! Here are 10 questions about identifying fruits!

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Pop Quiz, Hot Shot: Candy

Once again I let The Nerdling make a quiz! This time, over one of her favorite topics: Candy! See if you can identify these 10 different candy types by their descriptions. (Bonus 10% if you know what movie that picture is from!)….

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On the Road Again

This morning at 3am, Geek Spawn, The Nerdling and I hopped in the ole’ family truckster and hit the road for Utah!

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Inside Outness


It was inevitable. I have kids. I’m a Disney mega-freak. I had to see Pixar’s Inside Out

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