Viva La Manatee – Lizzu, Love Forever

Lizz & PatrickD with Takumi Yamazaki

This morning, one of my best friends of nearly 20 years died.  Fuck cancer. Elizabeth Bramlett Donnell, “Lizz” to most people, is one of the most kind, understanding, considerate, giving, creative, and fun people I’ve ever known.  I honestly can’t imagine how my life would have turned out had it not been for her. One […]

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December 14, 2015

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Newtype USA’s subscription department is staffed by MORONS!

Back in December, I signed up for Newtype USA subscriptions for Lizzard and myself. On January 9th, I discovered that only Lizzard’s had gone through. I contacted Newtype USA and Caroline Toppert told me that they only had record of Lizzard’s subscription (even though I had received confirmation e-mails for both.) She told me she […]

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February 10, 2003

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Newtype and New Hype

I discovered that my credit card was only charged once by Newtype USA even though I ordered subscriptions for both myself and Lizzard. I e-mailed and discovered that mine apparently never went through (even though I got two confirmation e-mails). …but that’s taken care of now. Yesterday and today I’ve been working on pages related […]

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January 9, 2003

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Yeah, shame on me. Whatever.

I got a smack on the wrist today for coming in about 20 minutes later than usual without calling to say I’d be in later. Yeah, I overslept a little bit and then discovered I had to scrape my car when I got out to it this morning. Blah. Got my Christmas presents from Lizz. […]

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January 2, 2003

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More on Arjuna vol. 2

Arjuna volume 2

I picked up Arjuna volume 2 last night and can confirm that Lizz, Matt, and I are all in it…and BOY are we! The interview isn’t a continuous shot. It’s cut and has the questions on still frames between Kawamori’s answers. Kawamori is sitting in his chair taking up most of the frame. No Bandai […]

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December 8, 2002

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Anime Conventions vs Family Obligations

The Otakon date for 2003 was leaked (and is in my convention schedule) and I can’t go. It’s the same weekend as my oldest cousin Jim’s wedding. Arrrgh! Why can’t Otakon stay on the same weekend for two years in a row? At least I’ll see everyone at Anime Boston…and some people have said they’re […]

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December 3, 2002

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Esca-later

Lizz and I decided to put our pair of Escaflowne costumes on hold until 2004. (Wow…2004 seems so far away!) We’ve already got other plans for 2003 and there’s no way we’d be able to get them done for 2003 cons and still have them look good…since neither of us really know how to sew […]

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November 10, 2002

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