Of Nerdaphores and Slacktivism

Most of my friends are nerds and as such, we come up with  nerd wisdom all the time. To properly convey the message of our philosophical sessions, made up terminology is employed. [Side note: Our employer is infamous for making up jargon and acronyms that no human can decipher so it rubbed off on us peons... Continue Reading →

Back to Leveling Up

A long time ago, before I decided to buy a new house, move and upgrade it/decorate it in modern geek industrial chic style, the goal was to reach level 14 as a PSN user. My darling MrEnginerd is a level 14, soon a 15, and its tempting to take advantage of his love affair with the... Continue Reading →

The Mouth of Sauron

With this new wave of hatred and discrimination against women, minorities and the LGBTQIA community, I'm turning into a very vocal dissenter and advocate of human and civil rights. It is a quest I don't take lightly because it affects me and my liberties as a citizen but it results in heated arguments and pointless... Continue Reading →

Zachapoo!

It has been 10 months already since we started to foster Zach and although there is a very strong sense that he will not be able to stay with us forever, we are enjoying the possibility of hosting him indefinitely. With the new house almost finished, we hope to move before the middle of October... Continue Reading →

Morgan (2016) 

This movie felt like D.A.R.Y.L. and the Bourne Identity's baby. A genetically engineered biological AI is developed and trained to prove that a machine can be taught to act human to give it an edge. A cold and calculated risk manager (played by Kate Mara) is sent to determine if Morgan, model L9, is not... Continue Reading →

Kubo (2016)

This movie is a wonderful work of cinematic art that is difficult to review without spoiling the ending. In essence, it is the story of an origami folding, guitar wielding, magical boy whose only pleasure in life is to listen to his mother's bedtime stories about a legendary warrior that fought the Moon King and... Continue Reading →

A Collection of Original Nerdy Haikus

The cartridge doesn't work, The Legend of Zelda sleeps, We blow and play now. ................................. Ryu hits Ken very hard, Time runs out and the game ends, Victory is mine! .................................... The Princess trapped In a big mushroom castle, Saved by Mario. .................................... We wait for ambush, No player came our way, We celebrate! ........................................ Continue Reading →

The Bucket List Update

I published a bucket list a while back in the hopes to track down high level goals but I noticed some of the inner milestones to check each item are missing. Walking Wrigley Field is a part of going to all the MLB parks yet I wouldn't be giving myself credit for this milestone. On... Continue Reading →

Catching Up With The Windy City

The last time I went to Chicago was to celebrate my 30th birthday. Yay! This very important milestone required four star treatment so my husband booked us a room at the famous Drake hotel (referenced in the original Tom Cruise Mission Impossible movie), and I got courtside seats (well row 8) to a Chicago Bulls vs.... Continue Reading →

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