Monthly Archives: May 2008

Animazement 08

I had fun, despite the seething mass of unwashed bodies and overenthusiastic teenagers. I tried selling some rectangles of quilted fabric for folks to pin their nerd paraphernalia to, but they weren’t moving. I sold enough to cover materials and … Continue reading

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Conventions – what & why

A convention, in fandom terms, is a gathering of fans. Why they gather is variable, but generally boils down to meeting new people, seeing old friends, and spending time with people who like what you like. For non-fans, this may … Continue reading

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Costuming and stuff. Mostly costuming.

I have a jacket and pants. I’ve mostly got the vest done. Sort of. I need to cut the lining out, but I’ve got the outside part together. I have to get rid of the chalk lines, though. The interfacing … Continue reading

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Costume update

I spent the whole weekend, Friday – Sunday, working on the jacket of the 3-piece suit I’m making. I didn’t get it finished. It’s mostly done, but I still need to sew down the lining and do button holes. And … Continue reading

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Babble

Yesterday I went to the annual HIV care conference at UNC. I was reminded how bored I am in my current job, and that I miss science. But I don’t know how to translate my skills and my interests into … Continue reading

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Another work rant

No, you standing there tapping, sighing, and grumbling about how you have to make it to the bus does NOT make me work any faster. I still need to enter the information on your prescription into the computer, print out … Continue reading

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