R is for Rowling

“Death’s got an Invisibility Cloak?” Harry interrupted again. “So he can sneak up on people,” said Ron. “Sometimes he gets bored of running at them, flapping his arms and shrieking…”  

A Gryffindor’s Mixtape

You might belong in Gryffindor, Where dwell the brave at heart, Their daring, nerve, and chivalry Set Gryffindors apart – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone The house of the brave and true, the impetuous and valiant. I may be in Ravenclaw, but I hold a lot of love and respect … Continue Reading →

A Ravenclaw’s Mixtape

“Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, If you’ve a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind.“—The Sorting Hat, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Below you’ve find an entertaining take on a Ravenclaw’s mixtape. Some songs are audibly attractive to fellow Ravenclaws, some songs are quirky intellectual … Continue Reading →

Reliving Harry Potter: Building My Own Dumbledore’s Army

If you could have any memory erased, what would it be? Sometimes this question pops up, and some people struggle to find a good answer. Our memories have emotions tied to them–good or bad–and have shaped us into the people we are. We can’t make the choice lightly, but I have … Continue Reading →

R is for Rowling

We would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the great J.K. Rowling. The woman brought us Harry Potter and made us all wish we’d find have an owl show up one day and deliver our letter from Hogwarts. J.K. Rowling is one of our notable nerds not just because Harry … Continue Reading →