8-bit Space Invaders wall art is nerdy, retro, minimalistic, and above all, EASY. Depending on your perspective and what you already have around, it could be cheap too. (apologies for the crappy photo quality; it’s hard to take pictures of metal…) I have the kind of family that gifts things like Home Depot gift cards as stocking stuffers. I don’t find this offensive or annoying at all. I prefer the miscellaneous gift cards to the Onion Saver, Lettuce Cutters, Wreath Hook, Outdoor Faucet Cover, et al. So sometimes I can stroll into Home Depot and buy that giant light bulbContinue reading »
Husband grumbles at turkey and veggies and when I ask him what HE wanted for dinner he said, “Chili, tacos, cheeseburgers…?”
Uh, I don’t want to make cheeseburgers mid-week, especially knowing he probably won’t him time or space to eat them.
Husband is a software engineer and he works late hours. Often they feed the team at work and if I cook dinner it goes uneaten. Either because it’s too much of a chore to have a sit-down dinner at 10pm or because he’s not that hungry.
So, to combat this time-space issue I started to make, essentially, heavy appetizers for dinner.
Once Husband noted, “You like making food in cupcake tins…”
“So? It’s never been to your detriment.”
“True,” he said, nodding as he shoved the last half of a Taco Kiss into his mouth.
I combined my passion for cupcake size food and Husband’s need for quick, easy and meaty dinner to make Cheeseburger Cupcakes or Nerd Burgers™.Continue reading »
The most delightfully nerdy thing I’ve seen in a long time. If you’re familiar with the planet Mars and the Mission to it and the Curiosity rover that landed on it, you’re probably also familiar with the Mohawk Meme stemming from the NASA employee caught on video being awesome. Well, building on the success of the mission and the extra publicity from the meme, the NASA nerds have decided to bask in the glory of science and be the umpteenth group to parody LMFAO‘s Sexy and I Know it. Some notable references from the video: Neil deGrasse Tyson An American astrophysicist and science communicator. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose DirectorContinue reading »
I have weird habits, hobbies, and thoughts. Sometimes in conversation those things surface and I say weird things. I can be self deprecating and completely geeky. I can be rude and a bit oblivious. I can be ditzy and downright strange. It’s okay to be some of those things some of the time. As a person with ongoing anxiety, both social and general, I sometimes feel nervous about how to act and therefore don’t act right. Or don’t know what to say and consequently say weird things. I’m not always sure if people are laughing with me or at meContinue reading »
To give the illusion of standards in my living room and add a little nerd flair to everyday function I made my own comic book coasters.Continue reading »
It was so strange though, I know how huge Transformers were, and still are, but I have little to no knowledge about them. I still have to stop myself from saying MegaDeath instead of Megatron. Moreover, I’m never sure if I have the good guy and the bad guy straight. (I’m usually wrong)
“Hey, Husband? Do the good Transfomers have a logo?” I asked from the living room.Continue reading »