This is something I have ranted about before in many locations but never here. But let’s face it. We’re nerds. Most of our hobbies require being sedentary, sometimes for hours at a time, not to mention our jobs. I want to address something about health. A couple of things. First is that you do not… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #530 – A Public Service Announcement
Sooo, the Arisia Committee has some ‘splainin’ to do, as I and a bunch of other folks wait for their response to the accusation by a former chair that they value the services of a rapist over the safety and services of his victim. I believe the victim. I stand with the victim. And I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #506 – Arisia, I am Disappoint
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
No one volunteered their stories of nerd epiphanies, so I guess that means I’m blowing my cool fifty on something I can review here. Feel free to suggest things you’d like to see me review. The new job is blissful. I’ll just leave it at that. But the world is not. And one thing I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #500 – And We’re Going to Get Real
I, and a lot of other folks, particularly other female geeks, blog a lot about what’s wrong with geek culture, and the ways it hurts us. But it doesn’t just hurt us. For many of us, finding geek culture, banding with other nerds saved out lives in one form or another, which is why we… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #492 – How Being a Geek Saved my Life
Sorry, guys, it’s been kind of hectic, so you get another “Life hacks with Mickey” posts. In addition to jobs that can be varying levels of fulfilling and satisfying, from very to not at all, there are also the portions of real life outside of work that you need to take care of. Housework, shopping,… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #487 – Balancing IRL and Geekery
Sadly work begins with a W and therefore did not fit in my alliteration scheme. So, once again it is time to be a pasty northerner when the temperature climbs above my favored 75 degrees Fahrenheit. When all around me are transplants from fairer climes chirping about how lovely this is, and isn’t it better… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #481 – Summer, Stress, and other Stupid Things.