Tag: geek

Benefits of Play, Hobbies, Board Games & Lego, Random Generalizations & Observations

The Moment When You Realize You’re Unique

Uniqueness Birds

I suspect most people have had a moment like this: Something happens and, for whatever reason, you suddenly realize that you just aren’t like other people. For some, that moment comes in school when long-held friendships no longer make you happy, or when the bullies single you out for being different. For others the moment …

Hobbies, Board Games & Lego, Random Generalizations & Observations

Not Every Girl Aspires to Geekdom

Geek painting

Ever since I stepped into the Lego gender war by openly admitting my love for the Friends line of products and embracing those elements in my own builds, I’ve been fascinated by the controversy these little bricks have engendered. I spend an inordinate amount of time reading articles about the pink ghetto and the unequal treatment …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 02/10/17

Library Haul & Reading List 02/10/17

The big news this week is the book three is finished! Mostly. It still needs some editing, but since I edit and solicit beta reads as I go, I suspect I’ll have it in to my publisher by the end of the month. I still need to come up with a title, but that’s small …