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Tips For Choosing A Smartphone

Originally posted on Network Nerds:
With so many available options, choosing the right smartphone can be a confusing task. There are so many factors to take into consideration before selecting a phone that will suit your individual needs, and things will often get crazy, especially if you don’t have your mind set on a particular…

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A Nerd By Any Other Name Wouldn’t Smell As Sweet…

I am a nerd. I was born in the early 80s and raised on Atari and National Geographic’s World magazine. I am the bridge between Generation X and the Millennials, not quite fitting in both sharing characteristics of both. I was brought into a world at war with drugs, the Russians and the Middle East; […]

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Bottle cap love

Chalkboard paint is the it item of the 2015 DIY arts and crafts projects. You can make pretty much anything with it, from labels in containers to full size room walls to draw to your heart’s content. My husband, W (Mr Enginerd and ultimate beer drinker), collects all the bottle caps from open bottles in […]

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Project #1

I got the layoff notice on Jan 16, 2015. Friday evening around 2pm. My first thought was relief. There was a chance, small but real, that this would be resolved by March 20th. Awaiting the inevitable, for better or worse, I decided to make a list of things to do while I was waiting for […]

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The Layoff

Ten years ago I was a blissful new hire at one of the world’s great aerospace companies. I had placed every single item I owned in a box and convinced my college sweetheart to venture with me into the Pacific Northwest. Little did I know that after a few bumps and severe turbulence I’d be […]