I will not lie to you. I come from a family that views grudge holding as a sport, and an art. I try really hard not let not forgetting that someone has fucked me over crawl over that incredibly fine line into a grudge. These two things are not the same thing. Forgive and Forget… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #518 – Forgiveness and Moving On
So, Bluestockings has told a friend of mine that she intends to issue a public apology, so standby for a link to that when it happens. But I did want to crosspost this. Bluestockings.ca just published a blog post talking about how femme people don’t have a place in nerd culture. This is… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #517 – What the Shit did I just Read?
Ok, so I bought these last February or March. I wear them weekly. Still no thigh rub, even walking a mile or more when it was hot out. I’ve only put one run in them, and that was totally my fault. After hitting the end of it with some nail polish, it totally stopped and… Read More Geek Girls Rule #514 – Update on the Heist Tights
For those of us who do not work in either the tech or gaming industries, being an adult nerd and meeting other adult nerds can be difficult. I bring this up now, because I have made a nerdy friend at work, and I think this is the first time since I left Tech that this… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #513 – Being an Adult Nerd
Edited to correct Stacy Dellorfano’s pronouns. I apologize for the error in misgendering them. So, many of you are going to be wrong about whose side I’m on. So, Bundle of Holding put together a Fate BoH, and without asking Evil Hat, decided that Contessa would be the beneficiary of it. When Evil Hat found… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #512 – Evil Hat -v- Contessa
Ok, I was going to do this last week, but then the Arisia business happened, and I wanted to talk about that. I think I’ve probably mentioned that I spent a lot of time escaping from reality in books as a child and adolescent. Because of that, I have a tendency to get really wrapped… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #507 – I Might get a Little Too Attached to Fictional Characters
I’ve talked about self care here before, because it’s important. And also because when you google it, you get a lot of pictures of candles, and bubble baths, and hot chocolate. And sometimes those things aren’t very feasible. Owning cats can really put a damper on your enthusiasm for candles, particularly if you’ve ever had… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #505 – Self Care and What Does that Look Like to You