Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Vegan Cake--One Word: DELICIOUS

My sister made the most amazing cake today. It was supposed to be a checkered cake, but the pan didn't quite agree with my sister's decision to remove the cake. Apparently, the pan really wanted to keep the cake. But I'm getting distracted. The best part about this cake was how amazing it tasted. But guess what? The cake is completely vegan. There are no eggs, milk, or any other animal products used inside this cake. But it was moist and fluffy (though the brown part tasted more like brownie), and it was rich. I loved it, and so did the rest of my family. And my sister's the only vegan one out of the six of us! I don't have a recipe (sorry, vegans), but I do know this cake was delicious.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Introducing: The Worm


So, I'm the Worm and I'll be honest with you: I'm a terrible blogger. I like to pretend I'm a decent writer, but I know that's not always the case. I also know that I either ramble a lot or can't stick to a schedule. My personal blog is a good example of this.

However, being a co-author might be a step in the right direction for me. At least this way, I'll have someone hounding my ass to put something up for people to read, in a timely fashion no less.

Let's see... what can I put for an introduction? How about an example of the reviews we'll be doing on here? That's a good enough place to start, I suppose.

Movies
The latest movie I've seen, in theaters at least, was The Muppets. If you haven't seen it yet, I suggest you do. It's good for a laugh and, if you're a child of the 80's or 90's, brings back a few memories. (At least for me anyway. The Muppets may have been around before then, but I sure wasn't.) I won't post too much about it, spoilers and all that, but I will tell you that the songs are a little on the cheesy side while the acting is a little... iffy. I'm not sure I would have chosen the actors they did, but I also can't give a good example of a better actor for the part.

In a normal post, either movies, music, books, or something else altogether would be the focus of the post. This is just an example, obviously. Next time, it will be a little more in-depth and, possibly, even contain some spoilers. *gasp!*

I'll pass the torch to the Duck to continue from here.

Laters

Introducing: The Duck

So, I'm sure you're all a little curious just what exactly drove us to start this blog. Well, the Worm and I do a lot of writing--mainly in the form of role playing. But it's not the kind of role playing of video games. It's more like... Dungeons & Dragons. I suppose the best way to describe it would be to give an example. So, here's a few examples:
Isabel hadn't grown up in Tortuga. She had a family once on the coasts of Italy. A beautiful girl, she had black, curly locks and striking blue eyes. It was her beauty that captured the pirate captain, Barbosa. Taken aboard the Black Pearl, she was used and abused by several men during the trip. When they put in port at Tortuga, she was sold at the inn for fifty gold pieces. 
Three years later, she was used to the life of a bar whore. Men paid good money to watch her dance and even more to spend a night with her. She would give the inn it's share, and she saved the rest. One day, one day soon, she would have enough to sail away from this god-awful place.
That's me writing. Now here's the Worm:
Everything seemed to be working correctly, for once. When the Tardis materialized, he didn't recognize the time period or the place. "Well, a new adventure is not unwelcome." He left the Tardis and was immediately hit by the smell. It made him stagger a little before he regained his composure. He straightened his suit and went for a walk, then noticed something very odd. Everywhere he went, there were men dressed as pirates and women as wenches. What have I come across? He saw a tavern and decided it might be a good place to figure out where exactly he was. He ducked inside and stood to one side, pulling his sonic screwdriver from his pocket.
Does that make sense? I create a character and write something, and the Worm follows with her own character and her own writing. It's a lot of fun, and I'm sure we'll write about it in this blog.

So, this blog is meant for a little bit of everything. Food, reviews, role playing, writing tips, whatever we can think of! Anyway, I shall now leave it to the Worm to write her own introduction post.