Monthly Archives: September 2011

Giving back to Geek Nation

Day two for Speak Out With Your Geek Out. I promise to get back to the usual crankiness next week! I’m sure there are people cheerfully geeking about Star Trek. Or BSG. Or the amazing shoes Abby gets to wear … Continue reading

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The other side of Speak Out With Your Geek Out

This week is Speak Out With Your Geek Out. And yes, I do intend to let my geek flag fly. But today is for the other side of it. The sad truth is that geek hierarchy is just like the … Continue reading

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Not the post I intended

I had a post ready to go for today. It was about the time I got thrown off an airplane because of my skin. And then two things happened. Thing the first: somebody linked to this. Thing the second: I … Continue reading

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Asking the delicate questions

There are times when I actually do have to venture out of my cave and emerge, (hopefully not) naked and blinking into the sunlight. So you might see me in the grocery store. Or at the gas station. Or at … Continue reading

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