You may already know, but the hubby is a robot-maker, for lack of a better tittle. It occured to me the other day that even though he has these pretty awesome skills, our house has a lack of automation. Maybe that’s because of a lack of money, but I like to think it’s because I have slowly moved most of his stuff to the shop so we don’t scare everyone off. I take it that 5 computers in one room is not the norm.
Some mornings, like this morning, remind me of all the crazy stuff that happens just hanging around him. I’ve spent an evening in a Dallas junkyard helping him jack up cars with levers and tire rims to get one rare part. I’ve driven an EV that he converted and lived. I’ve seen the hand-crafted formula one cars made by the University of Texas Arlington team (but I didn’t get to drive those, drat). I’ve watched him and his buddy set a car on fire, oh, wait, I’m not supposed to talk about that one.
I’m pretty geeky myself. I think I’ve always had the tendencies, but after being married and hanging around Nathan over the years, it turned into full fledged geek. I’m not very sure how many pregnant ladies go and get their ham license, or ditch scrapbooking for web design, but that’s my story. All the other semi-normal stuff I do tends to veer towards the geeky… running is turning into a desire to wear crazy minimalist shoes, I ditched playing keyboard at church for the organ, I named our two cats after website CMSes.
So I guess it’s about time I start blogging all this stuff, blogging about the geek life.