I went to the future birthplace of James Tiberius Kirk

I mentioned on the facebook page last week that I would be MIA for a few days while I attended my cousin’s wedding in Iowa.  I hadn’t planned on doing anything non-wedding related but when my Mom and I found ourselves with a perfectly good Monday and nothing to fill it with there was really… Continue reading I went to the future birthplace of James Tiberius Kirk

Star Trek: The Exhibition

It is universally known that I have the most adorable nephew on the planet.  If you were not aware of this, then you need only meet him to realize that I am absolutely correct when I make this declaration. Now that we’ve established his awesomeness, you can see why I would try to hang out… Continue reading Star Trek: The Exhibition

Halloween costume winner

It was neck and neck between the Star Trek Starfleet uniform and Rafael from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles but ultimately, Star Trek edged out TMNT.  Which is apparently a good thing after reading this article: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20021081-1.html I know I said I was thinking about getting the new/old uniform but, well, time is short and I… Continue reading Halloween costume winner

Red shirt, blue shirt, gold shirt, no shirt

Now there’s a Dr. Suess book I could get behind. Poor, poor redshirts. They never stand a chance. If I was a gal going in to Starfleet Academy in the year 2267, I would request a job that required a blue or gold uniform.  Why were the redshirts always the first to go?  I could… Continue reading Red shirt, blue shirt, gold shirt, no shirt

Icheb the Borg Boy asked me out…

  And then never called me. It was 06 APR 2002 at the Star Trek Convention in San Francisco.  I was attending with an ex-sort-of-boyfriend and fellow nerd.  Even though I have been an avid Star Trek fan since birth, this was my very first convention and I was uber excited.  I found my way… Continue reading Icheb the Borg Boy asked me out…