Game of Thrones // A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Part Four: Time Travel is Hard

Spoiler Warning:  This post contains MAJOR spoilers from Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5, entitled “The Door” and also Madeleine L’Engle’s book A Swiftly Tilting Planet.  Also, this particular post includes spoilers from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Back to the Future.    If you do not wish to be spoiled, turn […]

Game of Thrones // A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Part Three: To Warg Or Not to Warg?

Spoiler Warning:  This post contains MAJOR spoilers from Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5, entitled “The Door” and also Madeleine L’Engle’s book A Swiftly Tilting Planet.   If you do not wish to be spoiled, turn back now! **** This post is the third in a series of blogs linking HBO’S Game of Thrones, in light of recent […]

Game of Thrones // A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Part One

Spoiler Warning:  This post contains MAJOR spoilers from Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5, entitled “The Door.”   If you do not wish to be spoiled, turn back now! *** With this past Sunday night’s Game of Thrones episode, entitled “The Door,” we introduced a plot device that had been barely hinted at and previously […]

Video Game, Comic Book and Novel: A Pop Culture Pairing

I’m relatively new to food and wine pairings, but my recent meal at Boatwright’s Dining Hall (Vegetable Jambalaya paired with Beaulieu Cabernet Sauvignon) convinced me of this simple fact: pairings are the way to go.  That jambalaya and cabernet pairing was so perfectly spicy, robust and satisfying, that it reminded me of that scene in Pixar’s […]

Sci-Fi Kick

John and I watched Interstellar on opening weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed and want to go back and watch it on IMAX, since it will likely be the last major feature film ever to be filmed on IMAX. While it’s certainly not a flawless movie (personally not a fan of Anne Hathaway’s acting), the visuals and […]

Confessions of a Comic Book Novice

Confession: I have recently gotten into reading comic books.  Yes, as a recently married 29-year old woman this might seem like an odd hobby to suddenly pick up but let me explain… This is due to a couple of reasons: The first is I just recently finished the entire Game of Thrones book series, better known […]