CALITRIPPIN’ DAY 1: Goodbye, NYC! Hello, San Diego!

      Today’s the day I’ve been looking forward to since, well, since 51 weeks ago. The day I leave to meet up with the rest of my family in beautiful, perfect-weather San Diego for this year’s Comic Con International.   For those unfamiliar with Comic Con – what started in 1970 as a small comic book convention has…

San Diego Comic Con 2011: Day One

Sorry for being a day behind, yesterday was exhausting and the hotel WIFI has been unreliable. Plus, I’m having to go through literally hundreds of photos – my family really like to take pictures. I’m going to do my best to post at least once a day though! After the “Welcome to the NerdHQ” panel, my sister and I joined our dad…

Comic Con: Welcome to the NerdHQ

The first official day of Comic Con is over – phew!! The clock says it’s about 9:30, but, since I’m still on Eastern Time, it feels like 12:30. I’m usually a night owl who wouldn’t be feeling tired for another couple of hours, but after my nonstop day, the energy is all but drained out of me… which is why…

COMIC CON: Preview Night!

My family and I made it to San Diego safely late yesterday afternoon. After checking into our room at the Mariott, we all went to Ralph’s, the nearby grocery store and stocked up on ramen, fruit, and sandwich ingredients for the next couple of days. Then it was time to go to bed. Getting a good night’s rest was important…

Comic Con: Less Than 1 Week Away!!

My dream of meeting John Barrowman came true in 2009 – thanks to Comic Con   Comic Con, one of, if not THE, thing I look forward to most every year, is less than one week away! For those out of the know, Comic Con is the Americas’ largest fan convention – but don’t let the name fool you, it’s…