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dodger_sister
23 May 2016 @ 04:23 pm
It's a birthday! Two, actually. It's my birthday and The BFF's birthday, liptonrm! We're birthday twins! Except she's a year younger than me and she never let's me forget it, lol. We celebrated on Saturday, with The Nephew, opening his gifts from last weekend and our gifts from this weekend, together. Our real celebration was Comic Con though, obvs. And yesterday my mom brought me a giant piece of triple fudge cake, so I'll have that with dinner tonight!

On Saturday, The BFF asked me how it felt to be 38 and I groaned at her and yelled, "Not for two more days!" But then she pointed out that I shouldn't begrudge every year older I get, I should celebrate it, because I have made it 8 years past what the naysayers said I would. As a kid, everyone always said, "She'll be lucky to make it to 30." My parents told me that a lot - (the horrific parenting there is a topic for another day). Idk where in their ass they pulled out this arbitrary number anyways, but here I am at 38, still going strong! Well, maybe not strong, but stronger than even I expected!

So, indeed, a day to celebrate! And now, my yearly baby picture! I swore I posted this one before, but I went back through my bday posts and it seems not, so here you go...

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I apparently labeled this one 'Buckethead'. It must have been my superhero identity as a child - Buckethead!


I have already gotten so many nice birthday messages and love from you all, thank you, my lovelies. It is a beautiful day out here and I hope it is a beautiful day wherever you all are too!
 
 
dodger_sister
22 May 2016 @ 08:08 pm
My Comic Con post, at last! It was about 1 1/2 hours of a drive, but my dad gave me birthday money so we could get a hotel room. That eliminated an extra three hours a day for us, thankfully. Dad also gave me an extra $100 and when I said, "Oh, good, for buying souvenirs," he said, "No, I want a picture of Batman and Robin!" Which is how I ended up getting a photo op with Adam West and Burt Ward. That was pretty cool though, because that's really how I got into comics was by watching the reruns of the 1960s Batman show with my dad and having a crush on Robin at like age 6. It'll be a nice gift to give him, all framed up.

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This has gotten longer than I thought, so I'll do Saturday later this week. Friday was a really great day though!
 
 
dodger_sister
13 May 2016 @ 09:44 pm
So today is The Nephew's birthday! Number ten, can you believe it? Do you remember when he was four? I bet some of you do, because I started this journal on his fourth birthday. Yep, that means today is also...MY LIVEJOURNAL ANNIVERSARY! Number six, if you will. Six years ago today, The BFF, liptonrm, unveiled this journal to me as an early birthday gift and ta-da, here I am still! And hopefully for many years to come.

I've been with you guys for six years now and I know I am still pretty anon in some things - my name and my face - and that, in fact, going un-anon has always been a source of anxiety for me because it's giving away a piece of my control, somehow. But here on LJ I don't really feel like that anymore. I used too, but not so much these days. Because I know you all. Like here, now, my LJ has become my own little coffee shop where I know everyone by name and face and how's the kids and is your mom feeling better and how was that convention you went too?. So while some things may always remain anonymous - my name - and certainly some will forever - no, I'll never post photos of The Niece or Nephew, sorry, they're not my kids to do so - I think it is time to take a leap that my counselor and I have been working on and just jump...into posting a picture of myself beyond the age of five, okay!

Because this is my home and my geek-place and my friend-space and if I can't be comfortable with you lot, my people, my family, then where can I? And besides, there are pictures you need to see. Geek pictures. Nerd pictures. Fangirl pictures. From today, in fact. From Motor City Comic Con, in fact. Because, yes folks, I spent today, my sixth LJ anniversary at MOTOR CITY COMIC CON! Which was a coincidence, but it gave me a great idea for how to celebrate the anniversary day - by giving you some glamour shots!

So without further ado, may I present to you...ME!

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Thank you all for being on this journey with me, my friends! And here's to the next year to come!
 
 
dodger_sister
08 May 2016 @ 09:13 pm
So there is this site where you can turn yourself into a PowerPuff girl - here. I saw it on vikingprincess's journal and it looked super fun, so I made some PowerPuff Dodgers, which I need to post here, they came out super cute. But then, every year on Mother's Day, I try to do something nice for my sister. She's not my mom, but she had a big hand in raising me and now she cares for me every day and I take it as an extra day each year to tell her 'thank you' , (besides Valentine's and her birthday and Christmas!). So this year I made PowerPuff Kids of what all of our pets would look like and turned them into little pictures for her, as her Mother's Day gift. I am so lucky they all agreed to have their 'photos taken' for their mommy!

Actually, oddly, this morning my sister walked into her room and saw this going on and got the first set of pics of all four of our babies together! It was a Mother's Day miracle!


In order, from left to right, Ripley, Pippin, Hiccup & Kirk.

So, by comparison, here is their Family Photo I 'took'. Whaddya think? How cute are they?


In order, from left to right, Hiccup, Kirk, Pippin & Ripley.


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So, that was her Mother's Day gift from me! I also made little e-cards/wallpapers out of these and had the 'kids sign them'. Those were a bit of a challenge because there was an actual background and I had to hand color over where Hiccup's leg used to be, lol. Anyways, I could hear Sis cackling like mad from her room when she opened her email, so that went over well. Hope your weekends were good, lovelies! Kisses to all the Moms on my Flist!
 
 
dodger_sister
04 May 2016 @ 11:28 pm
As kids, we had our sandbox pushed up against the fence line in our backyard. We spent many days there playing with our Star Wars action figures, building Tatooine in the sand and burying our dead when they fell. Yes, we buried our dead. Sometimes so deep, we couldn't find them again. Poor Yoda, being as small as he was, had to be replaced at least three times because he'd get lost, never to be found again. And that happened at least once with R2D2, based on the fact that my little brother, now 33 years old, has been ripping up the old fence and laying in a new one for my dad and came across this gem, buried along the fence line.



But as The Force Awakens taught us, R2, you will awaken again when the time is right. Until then, know you served us well, in the summers of our youth.
 
 
dodger_sister
03 May 2016 @ 05:51 pm
Today is my grandma's 91st birthday! The women in my family are a hearty brood! Anyway, I thought I'd tell some stories about when she worked at Kmart.

For starters, she called it The Kmark. She worked there for thirty years and she still thought there was a 'k' at the end and she always put a 'the' in front of it. She partly worked there to supplement the farm, especially during the off-season for crops. But also, she just really enjoyed getting out of the house, to have somewhere to go every day.

I remember a few things about her time working at The Kmark. For one, I remember sometimes she'd be working inventory and we'd have to go all the way to the back of the store, to the storage area, through two huge grey swinging doors, into a room of trolley carts, boxes and an open delivery bay. "Grandma, Grandma," we'd holler, until she popped out from behind one of the stacks of boxes. It felt like going into a secret, private club, walking through those swinging doors.

Other times we'd have to have her paged over the intercom and inevitably one of her co-workers would come on and say, "Aaaaaaavvvvvaaa, your grandkids are heeeeeere," and, of course, everyone in the store would erupt with laughter.

Grandma likes to tell the story of once my little brother and my mom stopped off there and Mom suggested they all sit for lunch at the little serve-yourself cafe in the middle of the store - (back in a time when Kmart was doing well enough they found the need to offer their patrons a salad bar). But Grandma said she'd taken her break already and my little brother, all of six years old, looked up at her and said, "Now, Grandma, surely you have time for lunch." He had to have been repeating something he'd heard an adult say, but I can just picture it coming out of his precarious mouth.

You could always count on Grandma to have quarters in her pocket for the little candy machines or the automated horsey rides at the front of the store. And if you were so lucky to be the only grandkid visiting her that day, there was usually a dollar or two in her pockets for one of the cheap little checkout lane toys that sit there waiting to entice restless children.

She retired around 70, at much poking and prodding from her husband and sons, worried about the nighttime drives and winter roads, but she lamented her working days as sorely missed for years afterwards. I, for one, missed surprising her at work and hearing her paged over the intercom and waiting eagerly for quarters to appear from her, surely, magical pockets.

Happy birthday, Grandma! Here's to the next year of your life being as exciting and amazing as all the rest!
 
 
dodger_sister
30 April 2016 @ 05:47 pm
So, end of the month, I'm looking over my To Do List to see how well I did. About 40%, which is pretty good, considering how much I actually put on my list every month - way more than I can actually do.

Like, every week this month I organized my pills, organized the Tivo, went to physical therapy, commented on my Flist (usually keep the tabs open and do it all on Thursday now, but I read it every day), call my dad once a week, call my mom once a week. And I did five out of eight writing sessions, one of which was to finally, finally start the book The Nephew and I are writing together. After making him answer a bazillion questions, I finally wrote the first chapter, sent it to him to alpha read, got his notes, edited accordingly, discussed chapter two with him and am now ready to write more! I didn't, however, write any more on my grandma's book, so a chapter of that is next on my writing list, maybe as soon as I am done posting this.

I only posted like three times to LJ, which sucks and I only posted one fic to LJ, which sucks even more. I don't know why I have so much trouble getting off my ass and posting fic, damn. I only did one comment answer session on LJ, but it was a good one, 25 comments in all. I didn't do anything over on AO3 and I really need to pick that back up again. I did almost complete my photo transfer project of getting everything from my IPad to my desktop computer though, so that was good. I finished reading my first book of the year too (gotta make a post about that soon).

I trimmed up the dog real good to get him through until the warmer weather when he starts going to the groomer. His eyebrows and beard were ridiculous looking! I finished both the first half of Gotham’s current season and S2 of The Strain, which was outside of the shows I watch regularly every week. (I can’t wait for S3 of The Strain, damn when it is coming back?!) I only put my laundry away twice, but that wasn't my fault, Sis only folded the laundry twice! I also managed to call The Canadian Brother twice and email him a bunch. (I talk to Little Brother at least two times a week, but that's not on my list, he just calls that much. Stay-at-home parents are lonely, lol). I also picked my video game back up. I didn't beat the next level, but I got reacquainted with it, so I think I will beat the next level soon. My counselor told me to make sure I put some fun things on my list that are just for me.

Anyways, that's what I got done in April. Not too shabby, all things considered!
 
 
dodger_sister
17 April 2016 @ 04:56 pm
I can't believe this weather. Just over a week ago it was 30 degrees out with snow and winter weather advisories. Now it's 75 degrees out and beautiful as everything. My sister spent the weekend putting down mulch on the areas of our backyard that don't ever grow any grass anyways. And then my brother came by to assess to start building our new back deck. We can go from our dining room onto our sun porch, then onto our open back deck. But our back deck is not a deck so much as a landing and it gets moss slick and water damaged and the steps are rickety, so it's no good. Plus, I can't actually get out onto it by myself because the step down is too big. I can get onto the sun porch, but how nice would it be to actually go sit outside and write? We can't really afford it, but we've been here 8 years and dammit, we want it! If we wait until we can afford it, we'll never do it!

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Anyways, we had Little Girl Cousin - she'll be twelve in June - over for a Girl's Night since she always bugs us when are we going to do that again. One time when she was about 5, we had her, me, Sis, BFF and Vet Tech Cousin over (and Zippo, the only girl cat we've had in this house, who LGC said was our special guest) for a sleepover and she declared it a Girl Party and now we have to do it at least twice a year for the last seven years apparently, lol! We played Clue, we did art (she's an unbelievable artist, seriously, she did a green & pink basket with two cats jumping into it, that were suppose to be my sister and me as cats with a rainbow behind it. I did a colored pencil drawing of a dragon, since I'm practicing my dragons so I can do a real serious painting of one for my collection). Then we played on the computer for a bit, ate hotdogs for dinner and watched The Journey of Natty Gann. I was about her age the first time I saw it and was already in love with John Cusack and I wanted to be a roughneck tomboy on the road all tough like, so Natty was my hero. There was this underlying thing about her I could never put my finger on until I rewatched it as an adult and was like, "Oh. Oh. I had a crush on Natty!" And I had a crush on Harry, so it was all very confusing, I am sure! LGC got very upset when the dad started taking the dangerous logging jobs, "Is the dad gonna die? Just tell me, okay? Is he?" lol

So that was my weekend. I am wiped out, but it was nice. How were all of your weekends?
 
 
 
dodger_sister
I started writing this for my chronically ill overseas-bff, lizibabes, when she had to have yucky medical testing done, but in truth, it was probably more cathartic for me to write this hospital-patient-based fic than it even will be for her to read it. If you want to know my opinion on hospitals and their staff, this fic kind of sums up all the good and bad experiences I have had in an emergency room. But man, it took forever to write. It was suppose to be 5k max! I am the worst at word count estimating. I also had to start and stop several times during the whole process, so the fact that I am finally posting this is quite satisfying to me! This has been 3+ years and several thousand words in the making, but lizibabes, for every medical test, sickness, hospital stay and birthday for the last three years, this one’s for you! 15,482 words. Enjoy!

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Part Two here.
 
 
dodger_sister
05 April 2016 @ 07:45 pm
So I actually had a really nice weekend. Sis took The Nephew to Chicago for his spring break trip. They met some friends at the Field Museum so they could go to the Greek exhibit. He was disappointed there weren't more mythology things, as it was more Greek history than anything. But they still had a good time. It was Sis and her college roommate and her roommate's twin 8 year old girls. Sis and TN stayed the first night at a hotel halfway to Chicago that had a pool and the second night in Chicago with the roommate and twins. Sunday Sis met hiyacynth downtown for some shopping while the college roommate took The Nephew out Geocaching, which he went nuts for. And at the Field Musuem The Nephew bought this little worry stone that had a fossilized imprint of an owl on it. He thought it looked cool, but then when Sis explained to him what a worry stone was he decided to buy it for me, as I have been talking very openly with him about my anxiety lately, in the hopes he won't feel so alone about his own anxiety issues.

Anyways, sounds like they had a good time. But this left me with the house for the weekend, so I asked The BFF if she would stay all weekend so we could have some special friend time without Sis. (We love Sis but time for just the two of us is awesome). She came after work on Friday and we got wings from Pizza Hut and cheesy bread and cinnamon sticks (not as good as I thought they'd be) and a whole thing of brownies and pigged out and started S3 of Orange Is the New Black. (Thus far not as good as previous seasons, but I am happy they are giving flashback eps for some of the more sidelined characters).

Then on Saturday we went out shopping. The BFF had gotten some of those new no-lace sneakers and I tried them and they seemed perfect for me, as I can't bend down enough to reach to tie my shoes. So we went and got me some of those for $30 at Payless Shoes and then we weren't hungry yet, so we went to browse at Target and I managed to finally find a new pair of jeans that I liked, as I couldn't find any last time but tapered or skinny jeans or ones with pre-made holes in them. Then we went to our favorite diner and got coney dogs and chili cheese fries and root beer and then came home and binged more OITNB. We even managed a few eps on Sunday before BFF had to head home to do laundry (ugh, grown-up things).

I am still exhausted, but it was so worth it! What a fun weekend! Now I'm going to curl up and watch the Detroit Tigers play their first game of the season!
 
 
dodger_sister
The last of the Galentine's stories! For shirebound’s prompt of ‘Does Goldberry have female friends? She is the River Daughter... what other beings like her roam Middle-earth?’. I was so stumped by this prompt, and I said to my sister, “Like what the heck, I mean, Goldberry’s friends are the fricking trees!” and threw my hands up and my sister paused for a moment and then said, “That’s it though. That’s what you should write about.” shirebound, I am so, so glad we have gotten this chance to know each other, after all the years of hearing about you from my sister. You are amazingly wonderful and I am so glad to call you ‘friend’. (also, as it turns out, happy birthday too!) 347 words. Enjoy!

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dodger_sister
27 March 2016 @ 02:58 pm
Hope you all are having wonderful Easters/Sundays/Whatevers! We don’t have any family things this year, so Sis decided to take plates of food to various homebound family members. She got all precooked stuff, but still good - ham, potatoes (in garlic sauce), mixed veggies, deviled eggs, rolls and pie. She made up a stack of plates with the food on them and we will be taking one each to Dad, his roommate, Grandma and the uncle that lives down the street from Grandma. We also gave one to our cousin who stopped by today to help put together the new guest bed and left one in the fridge for my brother to have on a lunch break this week, as he’s been working down the street at Mom’s house doing some construction for her. I get all the leftovers! Well, I have to share a little bit with my sister, but mostly I get all the leftovers.

When I told my dad we were coming for a visit this weekend, he said, “Oh good, I need someone to take my recyclables.” I said, “That’s it, that’s the only reason you’re excited?” And he goes, dead serious, “Well, no, you’re bringing the dog too, right?” I’m like, “Yeah, okay, Dad, I know the dog outranks your own kids, damn.” Dads, I swear.

Anyways, we are going to have delicious Easter dinner and hopefully some nice visits too.

Have this card I made.



HAPPY EASTER, YA’LL!
 
 
dodger_sister
More Galentine's fic! This is actually the first one I wrote in the whole series, for matchboximpala's prompt for Darcy & Jane. This is a little glimpse into how their friendship works. For matchboximpala, you are such a cool chick and I am so happy we have such a nerdy friendship, you and I! Happy Galentine’s Day, babe! 1,235 words. Enjoy!


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dodger_sister
24 March 2016 @ 05:12 pm
So, I owe you all a Mom update. This is long, I have to go back to, uh, January, I guess it was. There was a Wednesday when my sister went to visit Mom at rehab and her breathing didn’t sound very good. Sis wanted to know what the doctor said. “Oh, I haven’t seen a doctor,” Mom tells her. Then on Sunday, Sis takes Mom to visit a sick friend. After they leave, Sis says, “So, shall we go to the ER?” Mom is taken aback, why would they? Sis is like, “If I sounded like you, I’d go to the ER.” Mom pooh-poohs her.

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What’s next for her? She can’t stay at my aunt’s forever, so idk. Maybe she really will go home. But one thing is for sure, she can’t have Winston back. He’s my puppy now!
 
 
dodger_sister
More Galentine's fic! This one is my favorite TV female friendship ever, Dawson & Shay! For lizibabes prompt of Dawson & Shay, girls’ night out. For lizibabes, my long-distance BFF, always there for me, I love you! 1,341 words of drinking, carnival games and girls' night fun! Enjoy!


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dodger_sister
17 March 2016 @ 06:23 pm
I uploaded this icon after our last winter storm, where it was like 3 inches of snow, then an inch of ice, then 3 more inches of snow. But that was almost two weeks ago. Within four days of that, boom, 65 degrees outside. Now it’s ranging from 45-55 and currently we are under a wind advisory, but it’s still totally sunny out, like idek. In the last month we have had the worst winter storms of the last 6 months and the warmest weather of the last 6 months. Sis said to call Boy Cousin for spring cleanup in the yard, but I’m like, “Let’s wait until Easter break, cuz let’s not tempt like a blizzard by saying we are ready for spring cleanup.”

In US political news, ugh, I am getting discouraged. I feel the Bern, but I don’t think he’s getting the nomination. I know, Obama came back from worse than this, but Bernie’s loss on Tuesday damaged hard. Hillary is just too conservative for my tastes, tbh. I’m gonna vote for her though - It’s like how in baseball I say ‘anyone but the Yankees’, like, ‘anyone but the republicans.’ Especially given that it is almost a guaranteed nomination for Trump. Unless the republicans are just like, “Fuck you, no.” And if he doesn’t, as he stated during a CNN interview, there will be riots. Because he basically instructed his supporters to riot. He said like, “if I don’t get the nomination, there will be riots. I can guarantee that. Many, many riots. I won’t be leading it, but there will be riots.” Which was basically just him telling his supporters to riot. I know it’s not over until July at the conventions, but I see a Hillary vs. Trump showdown coming.

In health news, I have a MRSA infection on my left hip (had to be the side I sleep on, damn). Don’t go look up MRSA, it’s disgusting, you don’t need to see those images. It’s very contagious, mostly in hospitals and nursing home type settings. Sis got it from all the time she spent at medical paces with Mom, probably from Mom herself, who also has it. Sis keeps getting infected spots under her armpit area. Once it’s in your blood stream though, you have it forever, so this will just keep coming back. Mine isn’t terrible, but MRSA is resistant to most antibiotics and I’m allergic to most antibiotics, so my doctor is kinda grasping at straws. We’re starting with one I know I can take and if that isn’t strong enough, we’ll go to something that I’ve never had before (cross your fingers it doesn’t send me into shock). Mostly it itches and it hurts and I can’t sleep because I keep rolling over onto that side in my sleep and then waking up in pain. Ugh.

Owe you all a Mom Update soon, but for now, hope you are all good, my lovelies!
 
 
dodger_sister
More Galentine's fic! I fell of posting for a bit, but I still have 3 more of these to go after this, so expect more to come this month! This is the first Narnia fic I have written in, oh goodness, 15 years at the least, I believe. How I needed to go back there! ceitfianna, you know how very much I am Lucy and my sister is Susan, so you can imagine what a joy it was to write these two being 'sisters!' like this. And remember, like Narnia, no matter how far away you are, you remain in my heart! For ceitfianna's prompt Lucy and Susan-messy days,. 1,113 words. Enjoy!

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dodger_sister
29 February 2016 @ 10:47 pm
It was a crazy ass day! Sis woke me up at 6am to ask if I smelled something burning. It did smell a little weird in my room, but not like burning. I went to the kitchen and I didn't smell anything at all there. She wanted to stay home from work, thought something was wrong. I told her staying home from work because you smell something weird is a lame excuse for a sick day. So she goes. I go back to sleep. Hard. I'd taken a muscle relaxer the night before along with my regular sleepy meds because I felt so awful Sunday night and thought I was coming down with something, so I'm out hard.

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It didn't even cost $200 though, so that's good. And the house didn't burn down. No one died of gas inhalation. It's all good. The house still smells and we have to get a new furnace and I am pretty sure I have a UTI, but Sis didn't come home to find firemen carrying me out along with five dead animals, so she's calling today a win!
 
 
dodger_sister
More Galentine's fic! For wolfrider89’s prompt, Faith and Buffy - retirement home. Do with that what you will. Omg, lol, I read this prompt and then like two weeks later when I went to write the story, my brain just totally left out the retirement home thing. Ha, so yeah, no retirement home in this at all. But still, it’s Faith and Buffy and shenanigans! And it was totally ridiculous fun to write their voices and my sister came in the room and saw the words, “Why so much glitter?” Buffy asked. “And why the wig?” on the computer screen and busted out laughing, so there’s that. wolfrider89, you are too far away for how much I love you, bb! 1,556 words. Enjoy!

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dodger_sister
21 February 2016 @ 05:55 pm
Posted this to my disability blog, but it ended up being like a whole actual post, not just my usual paragraphs I post over there, and as it is about my life and this is my life-journal, I figured I'd post it here too. On the upside, I really did get a great discount on the frames I was shopping for, so I still call it a win!

So, yesterday I actually put on pants and went out to the art store, Michael’s, to buy some frames for some art I got. While I was in the passenger seat, in the parking lot, waiting for my sister to get done fussing about and get my wheelchair out, I heard the unmistakeable sound of a Truck - with a capital T - pull up next to us. The noise caused me to look up. It was a big truck, but not nearly big enough to require the ridiculously large monster truck-esque wheels they had put on it. I had no choice but to roll my eyes. I was about to look away when I noticed they were half in the wheelchair loading zone, on the slanted blue lines that mean “Don’t park here!”

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I got the items I needed for cheap and on sale, which was great, but I still think that today Michael’s did not get a passing grade.
 
 
dodger_sister
Another Galentine's Day fic! This one is for lindahoyland and the prompt, ‘How about Arwen and Eowyn supporting each other in their new lives?’. I thought this would be one of the hardest of the prompts, but it flowed so easily. Even better when I decided the letters between them should be in actual letter form! Something new I've never done before. 1,317 words of letters between Arwen and Eowyn. Enjoy, lovely lindahoyland!


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dodger_sister
14 February 2016 @ 11:55 pm
I made it back from Chicago. You guys would not believe the weather we hit. I'll tell you about it later, but eventually we got there, had a great Galentine's, went to the planetarium today and are home now, unpacked and in bed with like 10 minutes left to Valentine's Day, so here is a little something for all of my lovely Flisties!

This is the Valentine's Day card I got from The Nephew! Look, look, it's Wicket! Awwww. This is too cute!

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HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, MY FRIENDS!
 
 
dodger_sister
The first of my Galentine's Day prompts! I haven't finished them all yet, but I'll keep posting them throughout the month. The prompt - Agents of SHIELD/MCU - Melinda May, Natasha Romanov, Pepper Potts, and Maria Hill (or any combination thereof) talking about the children (not an age related term) under their care. - It kind of went in that direction, lol. Dedication: For vikingprincess. You, woman, are deserving of all the Galentine’s love. My very, very awesome friend, words cannot express. 1,180 words.

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dodger_sister
07 February 2016 @ 12:21 am
So, Sis and I just came up with a game plan for our TV watching. We just finished the first half of Sleepy Hollow's current season. Next we are watching The Guild, before Netflix drops it at the end of the month. Sis has seen it before, but I haven't and she wants to watch it again. Then we are watching the last half of the last season (sobsobsob) of Lost Girl. It just came back for the final eps, but we are gonna let it stack up, so we can get to The Guild. After Lost Girl, we'll watch the second half of Sleepy Hollow. And also, in there we'll watch Agents of Shield, but we will watch that as it airs. I need to keep up with it, because The Canadian Brother calls me every Sunday to talk about it. We'll watch The Walking Dead each week, once that comes back. And we watch Arrow each week with The BFF. Plus, Hoarders, which we do both episodes the day after they air. If she could stay up late enough, we'd watch them in real time, because it's my sister's (oddly) comfort show. And we watch The Nightly Show as well.

For me, I still have shows stacked up, too many to count, so I shouldn't be trying new shows, like Legends of Tomorrow, and I still haven't decided for sure to stick with it but the second ep the team really gelled a lot more, so for now, I am watching that. I also watch The Flash (with The BFF), The Fosters, Reign, Tiny House Hunters and Legends of Tomorrow. I just finished the last and final season of Legend of Korra (who wants to talk about that with me?!) so I can add one other show this week. I'm holding onto Teen Wolf and Colony, gonna let them stack up, but I need to watch either Agent Carter or The X-Files. (Sis is watching The XFiles too, but we don't watch together because she has too many feelings and is waaaaay too overstimulated. I'm not even allowed to talk about it with her because her face goes all red and she has to run out of the room. I'm not mocking, I understand, but this means I haven't gotten around to starting it). I also need to get caught up on my stacked up Hawaii Five-O, Chicago Fire, Law & Order SVU, Gotham & s2 of The Strain (I LOVED s1). Plus, I really want to watch s1 of 12 Monkeys again. We just watched the original movie and it has made me want the TV show again. Also, my current nighttime/in-bed Netflix show is Dance Academy's s2.

So, while we are talking about TV, have any of you tried the new show You, Me & The Apocalypse? Sis is interested and I remember being a little interested too when I heard of it, but I got so behind on TV that I cut it off the list. I know it already started, but we can catch up, if anyone thinks it's worth it. Anyone? But yeah, if you add it up, it's about a dozen shows at any give time for me, which I realize is a hella lot, but whatevs.