Harry Potter and a whole lot of hype?

I finished Cursed Child the other night.  I know a lot of people hated it, but as I’ve been avoiding every article and blog post about it to keep from spoilers, I have no actual idea why people hated it?  I did not hate it, for the record. So my thoughts under the cut thingieContinue reading “Harry Potter and a whole lot of hype?”

state of the Laura: weekend highlights

Spent Saturday at Islands of Adventure to celebrate the evil twin’s birthday. I haven’t ever thought of myself as a Harry Potter geek, and yet I was all goofy as we walked into Hogsmeade, and did a little geeky dance of joy when we saw Hagrid’s cottage. (FANG WAS BARKING, OKAY? DO NOT JUDGE ME!)Continue reading “state of the Laura: weekend highlights”

brace yourself, I’m going to get nostalgic again

So, thanks to Tumblr (which, let’s face it, is where I find these things out), I learned that today is the 7th anniversary of the pub date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. On this day (or sometime this week or next) seven years ago, I had a three month old baby with a stomachContinue reading “brace yourself, I’m going to get nostalgic again”