Ava DiGioia is fueled by coffee and chocolate and doesn't believe one can have too much of either. She is a Georgia girl who lives in North Texas and watches too much geeky television. When not writing, she is employed as a cat herder and a teenager herder.
The original and continuing premise of Once Upon A Time promised viewers a world where all your favorite fairy tale characters are real and living in our world, but not knowing who they really are, trapped by a curse. But now the door has been opened to Read More
I’m inclined to enjoy any OUAT episode that focuses on Rumplestiltskin and Belle, and this installment delivered all the elements viewers love about the two. Stir a heaping helping of Hook into the mix, and it becomes a titillating feast for fans. Read More
As the second half of Season Two begins, Cora and Hook arrive in Storybrooke in true pirate fashion aboard his ship. Hook is ready to release his vengeance on Rumplestiltskin but Cora stops him. Cora uses magic to hide the ship. And no one in the town Read More
Labor Day Monday is the last official day of the Dragon*Con convention. Often, it’s one of the most fun days of the entire convention. Thinned crowds create a more relaxed atmosphere. Guests who wait out the time between checkout and departure hanging Read More
By Sunday, the third day of the convention, sleep deprivation and adrenaline-fueled excitement had combined and resulted in making the memories of the day a jumbled mess. Even after consulting my friends, the true order of events for this day is unclear Read More
One of the reasons I love going to conventions like Dragon*Con is meeting favorite actors/writers/artists that I would never otherwise encounter. Conventions provide a setting that is comfortable for both the celebrity and fan sides for photos and Read More
Once Upon A Time tells a complicated story with an array of characters. Due to the late start on reviews, I’m going to summarize this first episode and then jump ahead to current instead of individually breaking down break down the elements I think are Read More
Our Squirrel group scattered in all directions on Saturday. Each of us wanted to play in and see the view from a different tree. For me, the first part of the day included some amusing celebrity interactions! Read More
Dragon*Con 2013 officially opened Friday morning. Excitement permeated the halls as convention-goers prepared to brave the experience of navigating the pathways through the venues and the inevitable hurrying to stand in a line and then waiting for an Read More
Meeting up at Dragon*Con gives everyone a focus and goal for getting together. It’s our definite time once a year to party with each other. We save, plan, and plot all year for that one weekend. We escape our normal lives and don’t have to worry about Read More
In this series, I hope you will get a sense of what attending and experiencing a science fiction convention is like as you follow the adventures of my friends and me from Dragon*Con 2012. Well, all the experiences that it is legal to put in print. Read More
Falling Skies Season 2 draws to a close with “A More Perfect Union”, and we have to say good-bye to our intrepid heroes from the 2nd Mass until next spring. As this chapter for the 2nd Mass winds down, Tom discovers game-changing information, and the Read More
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