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Geneva, IL
Me, my blog, and I.
Interests: a little bit of everything.
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Ah, Mecca!
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Get cracking, man! You can do this!
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The other night, Katie came across this really cool 16-book reading challenge on Pinterest. It's a themed one where you choose your books based on the selection criteria determined by the Burns Family Blog. I've seen challenges like this in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at kapgar
I had my moments with Melon Collie. Loved it at first but it got overplayed very quickly so I stopped and that's when the interest waned. And I can agree on DM as well.
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It's brutal. Both for fans and family.
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That's the plan.
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This past Saturday, I attended my first ever comic book convention (more popularly known as "comic cons"). I know! As much a fan and proponent of comic books and toys as I am and I've never been to a con??... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at kapgar
Back before the start of the second semester of my freshman year of college, I transferred from Iowa State University back home to Northern Illinois University. Being that the World Wide Web didn't quite exist for the masses yet, the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at kapgar
It's been an interesting month in terms of goal attainment. I feel pretty good about how 2015 is going thus far. Take a peek! I've read another three books toward my goal of 32 total this month. That puts me... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at kapgar
You don't think that would be fun to see?
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Substitutions... at kapgar
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With that color combo, I can see it. Maybe Pepper in her own Ironman suit?
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on POP... at kapgar
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She had a few moments where she got to prove her mettle, but otherwise she was window dressing and a love interest. You should read Star Wars: In the Shadow of Yavin by Brian Wood. It's the great story I referred to in this post. So will you read the new Leia run?
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Eerily insightful that last tweet, isn't it?
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I've got everything on Outlook now. I've even turned off iOS Mail notifications to see how I do with just Outlook. So far, so good although I still need my issues resolved.
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[Author's note: I know I said all my pictures in Story Sunday would be candids and that the subject would ideally not realize they are being photographed. But, yesterday, I went to my first comic con and I wanted to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at kapgar
Thank you!
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Have you heard of Funko POP! vinyl figures? They're a series of collectible figures mostly about 3.75" tall (with exceptions) that have exaggerated features and are designed to represent characters from comic books, TV shows, movies, books, and other pop... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at kapgar
Very much so.
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For many generations before and many generations yet to come, you made it cool to like science, science fiction, logic, space, space travel, time travel, and, basically, everything about being a geek and being different and being ourselves. And we... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at kapgar
One of the things that many people might not have realized was a side effect of Disney taking over Star Wars and all other Lucasfilm Ltd properties last year is that they also obtained rights to publishing all Star Wars... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at kapgar
Phew. Thanks.
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That would be useful.
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Can I ask for what purpose? Curiosity question. Just wondering what you'd do with the spreadsheet.
Toggle Commented Feb 26, 2015 on If... at kapgar
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For a few years now, I've been hearing about this web service called IFTTT (If This, Then That). Simply put, you could create what they dubbed "recipes" that create a reaction based on an action. For example, I hit this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at kapgar
Everything is awesome! Everything is cool when you're part of a team. Everything is awesome when we're living our dream! Yes, that is the song "Everything is Awesome" performed by Tegan & Sara from the soundtrack to The LEGO Movie.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at kapgar