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
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.
I’m not sure whether to go for more of a Yellow Wallpaper or Captive Cat flavor here. But I have a job that I can do from home. I have remote access. And, yeah… My kid sister is now laid off, well, “on stand-by” so she can get unemployment while they wait and see if… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #646 – Day 3 of my Confinement…
First, if you want to get the nitty gritty on COVID-19, then check out the Ologies episode on it. Super informative. Washington state has closed schools for 6 weeks until April 27th. The small independent airline my sister works for has laid off all their pilots, and has cut the office staff back to 50%.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #645 – Life in the Time of COVID-19
Ok, so we finished watching the rest of the Harley Quinn series on DC Unlimited. While it does have it’s problematic issues (depictions of many villains being Jewish, for one), there was a lot in the series that I did like. Harley’s liberation from the Joker was fantastic, and the bond of friendship between Harley… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #641 – The last episode of Harley Quinn and New Colored Pencils
So, in my post about disposing of your beloved collections after you die, or before, one of the points I added toward the end was “Get over yourself.” I said this because I have heard people be complete shits when they decided the things they were giving to charity weren’t going to be used in… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #640 – What I Meant when I said “Get over yourself.”