Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Announcement!

Hear that hush? The storm has passed. The gale-force winds of Christmas have quieted, leaving behind colorful debris of wrapping paper, tinsel strands, and cookie crumbs. New Year’s is still upon us, in all its cork-popping glory, but it’s a mild rain compared to Hurricane Xmas.

I, for one, had a lovely holiday. We had our first official Bay Area Xmas--my folks made the trek up from SoCal--and there was much merriment and feasting. I think the highlight was playing Rock Band until 3 a.m. with my entire family, and hearing my Mama sing Rob Zombie’s “Superbeast.” These are the precious moments holiday specials are made of.

But now, the parents are on their way home, the fridge is stuffed with leftovers, and it’s time to settle in and get ready to welcome the New Year.

New Year’s is both about reflecting on the events of the past 365 days, and looking forward to the clean slate of the next year. I, like many other folks, already have some goals set out for 2011, but there’s one in particular that got a bit of a head start this week: that thing I announced that I was going to announce.

Thank you for being so patient, dear readers. I can finally tell you what it is I’ve been sitting on for the past couple weeks:

I’m a new contributing writer at Geek Crafts!

I’m super-excited about this new gig, seeing as it’s the fusion of three of my favorite things: writing, geekery, and crafting. I’ll be combing the interwebs to find some of the best in geek craft to share with the world. My first post went up yesterday, and I’ll be posting every Tuesday and Friday.

This is not to be confused with my Crafty Bytes column over at Electronic Wasteland, which is all about interviewing video game crafters.

So, if you have any geek crafts you’d like to see featured, send ‘em my way!


Drake Sigar said...

I'll check it out. Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Sherezada said...

Thanks Drake! I hope you had a wonderful Xmas, and have a great New Year's!

SewHappyGeek @ excellcrafts said...

That is so awesome, I'm so happy for you! I had a look around geekcrafts, as I'd never seen it before, and I hope to have something to share soon! We are a total Star Wars family so I'll take that as my inspiration! So cool!

Sherezada said...

Thanks, Jenna! Looking forward to seeing your geek crafts!

I need to share a pic of my "Xmas Tree." It's a little ornament holder, but this year we did all our Star Wars ornaments. It makes me smile every time I see it. :)

SewHappyGeek @ excellcrafts said...

Sherezada - wanted to let you know I linked to you on my blog list in my sidebar - if it's not ok, let me know and i'll remove it :) You gotta post the Star Wars ornaments!!! (There are a few on our tree too, I admit...)

Sherezada said...

Thank you so much, Jenna! I'm honored. I've added you to my blogroll, too. You adventures in sewing are inspiring. :)

Becky said...

Yay! I am SO PSYCHED on your new gig! You and Geek Crafts -- two great tastes that taste great together!

Congrats and happy new year.. Becky

Sherezada said...

Thanks, Becky! I hope you have a happy new year, too!