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The Layoff, Part Deux

Five years ago, shy of 10 years of service, I found myself at the wrong end of a 60 day notice. At first the world seemed to be coming to an end because my 15 year plan had been ruined. Little by little, I redesigned my goals and objectives around new possibilities; I started a […]

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“The story of American spaceflight is a story with many endings.” – Margaret Lazarus Dean

I picked up this book at a sale in the Museum of Flight in Seattle. My husband and I had secured tickets to see Destination Moon ahead of the premier, and we couldn’t wait to be around the artifacts of human space exploration. As fans of the Space Shuttle Program, or “shuttle”, a fleet as […]

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Atari Women (Non-Profit)

The women of Atari are strong, smart, leaders in their fields, having won many software development awards and patents; some are game playing or e-Sports champions, winning competitions as far back as 1970s. This type of awesome should be praised and revered. These ladies are gaming gods. How come we haven’t heard more about them? […]

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In Memoriam: Grandma Delia

My grandmother was a spectacular woman, a true warrior who stopped at nothing to keep her family safe and well fed. She was ahead of her time in ways that are easy to admire and hard to explain: she was fierce, a very confident and assertive piece of work that always spoke her mind. When […]

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#TheLatinaThing

Puerto Ricans are known for their fiery personalities and sass; we don’t take anything sitting down and if you mess with one of us, the entire village comes at you. It’s hard to explain to outsiders how much we value the clan matriarchy, even when there is still a very strong machismo entitlement embedded in […]

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Book Review: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Geek Girls by Sam Maggs

Quirk Books never disappoints! After approaching their booth in 2017’s ECCC, I have yet to find a geeky subject that they cannot deliver on. Impressed by the witty nerdy references and narration of Geek Wisdom and The Geek’s Guide to Dating, it followed that purchasing this guide book would not only be entertaining but provide […]

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5 Ways You Can Help Women Lean In

Lean In, the book by Sheryl Sandberg, has become a phenomena of its own. Controversial at times, the women led initiative aims to empower women to demand equal rights to work and compensation; to think outside the box to aspire to become their own boss, the masters of their own entrepreneurial destiny. The movement has […]

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I, Tonya (Movie)

With a Rotten Tomatoes score of 89, the story of Tonya Harding’s rise to fame and infamy is captivating the hearts of movie fans around the world. Written and filmed as a dark comedy, a cross between Deadpool and Suicide Squad with a touch of Pacific Northwest white trash, the story depicts Tonya’s childhood abuse […]

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Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology (Review)

Jennifer K. Stuller takes us on a journey that features women in comics, literature and movies as vehicles to introduce and enhance the mythos of the strong female archetypes as they relate to modern times. Heroes and leads like Wonder Woman, Uhura, Ripley, Aeon Flux and Dorothy are some of the ladies that are discussed […]

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The Crown (Netflix)

Queen Elizabeth II, Regina, is still kicking strongly, and as of 2017, she was not only an icon of the British royalty but embodied it. Since I was a little girl, the royal family has been instrumental in piquing my interest in the history and modernization of the institution. If Kings and Queens were still […]