Author Archives: Gabby Ross

About Gabby Ross

I write about what I live. This includes previous jobs, boring details, passions and television. Lots and lots of TV. I enjoy live-tweeting episodes of sci-fi/fantasy series (and the occasional football show) @GloryisBen.

Friends + Babies

A couple of years ago, I was informed that one of my preschool friends was pregnant at the age of 22. My reaction was predictable and disgusting. My first thought was: her life is ruined. She is forever attached to

Friends + Babies

A couple of years ago, I was informed that one of my preschool friends was pregnant at the age of 22. My reaction was predictable and disgusting. My first thought was: her life is ruined. She is forever attached to

A Dad’s Guide to Prog Rock

My dad’s love story with progressive rock was nothing like mine with the Ottawa Senators: it was a long and drawn out affair, with much thought and chasing around put into it. When I asked him if he’d help me

A Dad’s Guide to Prog Rock

My dad’s love story with progressive rock was nothing like mine with the Ottawa Senators: it was a long and drawn out affair, with much thought and chasing around put into it. When I asked him if he’d help me

Fiction Loves Father Figures

I am of the mind that children don’t need a “mother figure” or a “father figure” to grow up and become a “whole” person. I believe that everybody needs strong parental figures, regardless of their gender. That being said, fiction

Fiction Loves Father Figures

I am of the mind that children don’t need a “mother figure” or a “father figure” to grow up and become a “whole” person. I believe that everybody needs strong parental figures, regardless of their gender. That being said, fiction

Living a Makeup-Free Life

When I contemplate my life without makeup, I often ask myself this question: Did I miss “girl school” or something? There are ways for me to educate myself on the subject; the web abounds with different ways to integrate makeup

Living a Makeup-Free Life

When I contemplate my life without makeup, I often ask myself this question: Did I miss “girl school” or something? There are ways for me to educate myself on the subject; the web abounds with different ways to integrate makeup

Blue Monday

“A nice heart and a white suit and a baby blue sedan / And I am doing the best that I can”

Blue Monday

“A nice heart and a white suit and a baby blue sedan / And I am doing the best that I can”

Thrifting Willow Rosenberg

My love for Willow from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as a character, is well-documented. Something that I’ve never mentioned, though, is my love for her delightfully awful style. A twitter friend, Robin (@caulkthewagon), wrote a great series of articles a

Thrifting Willow Rosenberg

My love for Willow from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as a character, is well-documented. Something that I’ve never mentioned, though, is my love for her delightfully awful style. A twitter friend, Robin (@caulkthewagon), wrote a great series of articles a

Secrets of a Used Bookstore Clerk

When you are a used bookstore clerk for more than four years, you pick up a few skills and insider info. Here is a list of the things I’ve learned working at Rags of Time, a used bookstore that operated

Secrets of a Used Bookstore Clerk

When you are a used bookstore clerk for more than four years, you pick up a few skills and insider info. Here is a list of the things I’ve learned working at Rags of Time, a used bookstore that operated