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Batman Arkham Knight, The Bane of His Existence

Y’all know I married an engineer and a gamer guy at that but this particular nerd loves the Batman so much he is willing to volunteer to take me to the airport during the middle of the work day just to get more TLC with his PS4. Sadly he has a horrendously variable schedule that […]

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Nerd Stuff Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

1000 Trophies

One of the many things I am proud of is my trophy collection. Ever since I was a Kindergartener I’ve been collecting accolades. As a textbook firstborn daughter and overachiever, there wasn’t a competition I couldn’t win or at least get into the Top 5. Sports, talent shows, Math Olympics; if there was a prize […]

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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 […]