I am fresh from seeing Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and, wow, what a movie! Honestly, I think that it is the best Spider-Man movie that I have seen! But, that’s not what I’m writing about. There’s a point in the movie where Peter is going on about how he wants to handle the “big stuff” and he wants to be an Avenger. Stark asks him why can’t he just be a “friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man”? It is kinda treated as a “stay in your lane, kid” kind of moment. But, as I was talking things out with Miss Dawn, she brought up an interesting point: Is that really such a bad thing?
I find myself needing to find more time to immerse myself in my fandoms, to escape the reality outside my door. Is it unhealthy? Maybe, maybe not, I don’t know. Honestly, I really don’t care, either. It looks like the real has hit really hard in my world and my chosen family is feeling the brunt. What used to be a happy “yay” when Wednesday comes along has turned into a rush for the respite that is new comic book day! And the few moments that I get to dive deeper into the current book that I am reading is a mental oasis for me. And, the much needed and wanted time with friends and loved ones is an emotional recharge! Continue reading
I pride myself on having a full life. Prior to Geek Watch One I was pretty busy, probably as busy as I am now, but in different ways. But now, I have had to rearrange some priorities, realize some ambitions along the way, and now I am living the geek life! But, sometimes, I need that bit of balance. Just some time to breath and do nothing for a while. I don’t it often, but when I do, I REALLY do! Continue reading