The Geek Nerd False Dichotomy

This post is not to add fuel to a flamewar of geeks versus nerds. On the contrary, I think they’re two sides of the same coin, united on common ground. Thus “geek or nerd” is a false dichotomy. Geeking out on the grammar with a nerdy definition of dichotomy should help. From the New Oxford American Dictionary: Dichotomy – a division or contrast between two … Continue reading The Geek Nerd False Dichotomy

Being In A Box

How do you define yourself? Who, or what, are you? Identity can be a complex subject because people are not that simple. We are nuanced. Maybe even mysterious. There’s something else that adds to the complexity: over-thinking identity. But then, swinging the pendulum in the opposite direction to over-simplifying a person’s identity is also tricky! Now that we got that cleared up…ahem. Recently I realized … Continue reading Being In A Box

Random Thoughts On Routine

Daily life tends to have routine. I’ve been thinking more about the pros and cons of routine lately because mine has been thrown off. And I’ve been trying to roll with it. Like most people, I normally go to my workplace during the week and then do stuff around the house on weekends. I try to exercise daily, and currently I watch Parks and Rec … Continue reading Random Thoughts On Routine