Name of the Fangirl: Carmen
Fangirl’s Occupation: Stay at home mom/self employed
What is her fangirl interest?
Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, Lord of the Rings and pretty much all things sci fi
Why did you decide to shine the spotlight on this fangirl?
It took a long time for me to accept myself and all my quirks. It’s been nice as an adult to say hey, I like sci fi, gadgets, crafty endeavors and reading a ridiculous amount of books! I’ve been able to pass this self confidence down to my daughter and that is amazing.
How does this fangirl express her fandom?
make all the Halloween costumes for my kids. We’ve been Mystery Inc., Superheroes, several different Star Wars characters, and some Harry Potter characters. This last year I made a tenth Doctor and my son created a new character- Ahsoka’s little brother, Argon Tano! If there is something that inspires me I generally craft around it. I recently used tiny Star Wars toys to make earrings- they’re so cute.
What is her favorite quote or personal motto?
My favorite quote is from Eleanor Roosevelt “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
What is her favorite fangirl item that she cannot live without?
My collection of Her Universe shirts and Padme Amidala action figures…and my R2-KT that my hubby got me.
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