The Secretest of Road Trips…

… and how I became obsessed with Steam Punk.

In 3 short days (world, don’t you dare throw some long days at me because I mentioned that the next three will be short and if you give me one more long day, it’s quite possible that I’ll disown you for the remainder of the days… which will hopefully stretch beyond December 21, but I digress) I’ll be shutting down the work computer, disabling work emails on my phone, and heading off on the secretest of road trips with the Sweet Boy. I’d like to think that keeping the road trip location a secret will allow us to actually escape for some much needed rest and relaxation… and perhaps the consumption of a frosty beverage or two… and maybe head to the zoo and go on a picnic. It is a vacation after all.

The hardest part of a super secret road trip is not checking in on Facebook or Foursquare to any of the cool places we’re going. If anything, it will allow me to be more in the moment and less on my phone. I will keep up with words with friends, however, a few of you are going down… and you know who you are!

Other than planning the secretest of road trips, I’ve been falling in love with all things Steampunk. I’ve known about the genre for the past few years – actually, maybe longer than that. Thanks to Etsy, no pop-culture genre gets away with coasting under the radar. And yes, I called it pop-culture. I’m sorry if any diehard Steampunk junkies disagree, but it’s pop-culture, end of discussion.

Since when have I taken such an interest into the world of cosplay? Walton Arts Center is hosting a Steampunk night while we have Circus Oz in house later this month. Being the type A personality that I am, I never do anything half way. If someone is coming to work wearing a brown trench coat and motorcycle goggles for this one day out of the year, you bet your bottom dollar I’m going to make sure I have the same thing PLUS striped bloomers and a way fabulous laser gun set to “stun them with awesome”. Sure, it’s all cliche – but knowing me, I’ll only be interested in it for a few months, so I can get away with cliche.

Then, it’s on to something else.

But I promise you this, I’m going to blow you away with the most awesome Steampunk costume to ever set foot inside of the Walton Arts Center lobby.

Just you wait…

just you wait.

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2 thoughts on “The Secretest of Road Trips…

  1. Have an amazing time on your sweet little getaway, and leave your phone at home! Just saying. ♥ 🙂

  2. p.s. I could see you making steam punk jewelry, have you tried it??

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