Dad’s about halfway through his radiation treatments, which means that he and my mom drive into downtown Seattle every weekday and go to a hospital, which is a risk, but it’s that or the potential return of his brain tumor, soooo… They’re being super careful at the hospital. Ok, so I am more likely to… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #654 – Updates and Socializing in a Time of Social-Distancing
Hey, mostly this is a check in with everyone to see how you’re doing, what you’re occupying your time with, and a general state of the world. We’re all still healthy in Nördhöll, as the Martian spells it, knock on wood. Although we’re playing everyone’s least favorite game show right now: Is It Seasonal Allergies… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #653 – Be Gentle With Yourself and Others
I kind of forgot it was Easter. See, for decades of my life, Easter happened when we were at Norwescon. So, yeah, it kind of completely slipped my mind, with Norwescon being canceled. Anyway, for “Bunny Day” in ACNH, there’s Zipper the Bunny. He is obviously another animal in a Bunny suit, who hates his… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #652 – Happy Easter, Solstice, Zombie God day!
So, I’ve been playing Pokemon Go off and on since it went live, and prior to the past week I had managed to catch one, maybe two Dittos over the course of how many years? Four? This past week I have captured at least two dittos a day, and Sunday I captured five or six.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #651 – Pokemon Go! Anyone else notice more Dittos?
Briarley by Aster Glenn Gray (Amazon Associate link) is a re-telling of a Beauty and the Beast with a male/male romance, and set during WWII in England. The main character is an Anglican Parson, who was wounded in WWI, and has a bum leg. His wife and his former male lover Rupert, have both died… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #650 – Review: Briarley by Aster Glenn Gray
Ok, so whoever had Thursday night in the pool for “How long it took me to break down and buy the new Animal Crossing game?” wins. It arrived on Friday. I managed to get through my work day without opening it. But once I hit that 8 hour mark, I opened it, borrowed the Martian’s… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #649 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
The things I do for you people. So, Ogre and I spent all of Monday night reading synopses on every streaming service the household has and not actually watching anything. So tonight (Tuesday) I say, “Seriously, we have to watch something. Because I can’t just keep bitching about social isolation and other life bullshit. And… Read More Geek Girls Rule #648 – Review: RiffTrax The Sword and The Sorcerer