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welcome, 2018

Hey. It’s been a minute. I know I’m not the only one giving the finger to 2017, so let’s just move on from that. I want to talk about some things and do a little reflecting, you know, the normal, cheesy, New Year-type post that everyone does. 2017 started out pretty garbage. Al and I were both unemployed and depressed. I’ve been laid off several times, and it never gets easier, but we made it through. I started a great job at an amazing company (seriously, you guys,  ...

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friday introductions #2

1. I’m a little obsessed with cooking competition shows like Worst Cooks in America and Cutthroat Kitchen. 2. I never wanted to learn to cook growing up, so I’ve taught myself over the last few years. I’m DEFINITELY still learning, thanks to Bobby Flay¬†and Anne Burrell, but being able to make delicious food from scratch has really made a big difference in my life. 3. I’ve been playing video games since I was a toddler; I couldn’t necessarily understand them  ...

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friday introductions #1

From my Instagram: I’m Brandy, 29 almost 30. I’m loud and opinionated, introverted, and passionate. I love with all of my heart and am fiercely protective of the ones I love–my coworkers refer to me as “mom” and “the den mother.” I work at a video game studio and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I’m a huge nerd, gamer, lover of Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Firefly, dragons, renaissance faires, cosplay, and so much more.  ...

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getting to know me: past & present

past I was born November 8,1985, an only child, raised by my mother, grandparents, aunts, and uncle. I grew up poor, in a tiny, old house, and entertained myself with old TV shows, music, and, eventually, the internet. I was a good student but hated school–I was bullied and lonely until we got our first computer. I took refuge in the internet, starting silly websites, teaching myself to design and code, and meeting others like me on Livejournal and a message board for teen girls (RIP,  ...

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