Archive for Life Updates

Universal FanCon postponement

I hadn’t heard of Universal FanCon until a couple days ago. As I understand it, the plan was to create a Kickstarter-funded diversity-focused convention in Baltimore, billed as the “First multi-fandom Con dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and Persons of Color.” The Kickstarter raised over $50,000 in early 2017, and the con […]

FOGcon and mood

My day went okay on the anniversary of my father’s death (Wednesday), but I seem to have been getting more tense and irritable since then rather than less. This morning, I finished up an overdue work thing (which was good; I had been pretty tense about not getting that done), then finished packing stuff up […]

Some articles about Black Panther

I’ve been meaning to put together a brief list of some articles I’ve read about Black Panther by black writers, but hadn’t managed it yet; so here’s a longer list that includes most of the ones I was going to link to, and a bunch of others that I haven’t read yet but am looking […]

Morning work

For years now, my usual morning routine has gone roughly like this: Wake up. Turn on my iPad mini. Look at Google News, and read any articles that look interesting. Post some of them to Facebook and Twitter. Read whichever of my regular webcomics have posted that day. Read Facebook, responding to posts as I […]