The Geek Retreat- Come Check Out my Basement

Our basement is a fun place for our family and friends to hang out and watch movies or play games. I jokingly call it the "geek retreat." In the family room area we have a TV, sound system, and three comfy couches. We also have a bouncy ball pit that the kids love. I didn't … Continue reading The Geek Retreat- Come Check Out my Basement

Geekin’ Out: What I Love and Why

  I saw this meme earlier today and thought it described me to a 'T.' I have always been a geek. I wouldn't have originally described myself as such, but other people have and it stuck.When I was in high school I was kind of ashamed of how uncool I and the stuff I was interested … Continue reading Geekin’ Out: What I Love and Why

My Five Favorite Podcasts

I love to listen to podcasts in the car, when I am getting ready for work in the morning, or at work using my Bluetooth headphones. It's my way to catch up on current events, learn something new, or just block out my surroundings and concentrate on work. I listen to all my podcasts using … Continue reading My Five Favorite Podcasts

Being a Nerd and Owning It, or Just Be Yourself 

I was a super nerdy kid.  I was never interested in sports.  I was involved in Girl Scouts from first through tenth grade.  I played three different musical instruments in the school band and participated in our church handbell choir for almost ten years.  From first grade on I wore glasses.  In the early years, … Continue reading Being a Nerd and Owning It, or Just Be Yourself 

The Little Things

 This morning as I drank my coffee I was reflecting on a small sign on my bookshelf.  It says, Enjoy the little things in life, for someday you will realize they were the big things.  I believe this saying and have always found it to be true.   We don't need big orchestrated vacations.  We don't need … Continue reading The Little Things