Category Archives: The Geek Life

Three Geek Forces for Meal Planning

Okay, I admit, I like pencil and paper for a lot of things.  That was before I discovered the joy of list apps that sync from computer to phone to tablet.  I already keep my phone near and dear, well, except when the hubby really needs to get ahold of me and then it is read more »

Candy Car

Some dads play catch with their kids.  My hubby, a robot-maker, showed the kids how to salvage parts from their broken RC toys and build something new.  I suggested it shouldn’t be ordinary, and we came up the idea of a moving candy jar, or as we call it, the candy car. Pretty awesome if read more »

Drupal & Joomla

To most people, Drupal and Joomla means you will get a few weird looks when those words come out of your mouth. To web developers and designers it means two varieties of open source, php-based content management systems. In our house, it means those two cute black kitties that are trying to bite your toes. read more »

Non-Sinister Organist

It dawned on me one day that in the old time movies, the bad guys will go off and play a sinister tune on the organ in their haunted house or lair. Just like in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken The Phantom of the Opera (although he isn’t really a bad guy in this story, read more »

The Geek Life

I lead an interesting life. 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 read more »