Ekard of Tewood, D&D Character Background

artist unknown My husband and I occasionally play D&D with some friends of ours. One such recent instance was at DragonCon in Atlanta. I thought my character background turned into an interesting piece of writing so here it is for all to see! Enjoy.   Ekard of Tewood (ECK-ard -of- TAE-wud) human, fighter, folk hero   “What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.” -Robertson Davies   Everyone […]

5 Favorite TV Shows

I’ve occasionally told people that Friday Night Lights is in my top 3 favorite TV shows. And as I watched Kyle Chandler in Super 8 today, I realized, I’m not entirely sure what those other shows would be. It shouldn’t surprise you that when I sat down to think about it, I came up with a bunch of sci-fi shows. I could think of a few different ones… some that are more dramatic (Parenthood, Sherlock, some […]


Most people who have known me for more than fives minutes are very aware that my favorite movie is Jaws. But a slightly lesser known fact is this: Metropolis inspired me to be a filmmaker. Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, released in 1927. A German silent film about a future society rife with class struggles and cool art deco buildings. So when did I see it? As a college student? Nope. As a film nerdy high school […]