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Integrating a New Geek Into Your Family

The past several months have been an interesting and very rewarding experience. The kids and I have managed to integrate a new geek into our home and our family. Rory moved in last December. It was an easy transition for me, since I’m the one who wanted him there. It was a bigger challenge for the kids, since they’d had a much harder time with the divorce than I did. Plus, Rory was now in a role that, while not replacing their dad to the kids, filled the partner role in my life. But, we found that with shared interests, both those that had already been established and those that were newly acquired, everyone bonded more closely. Read More

Confessions of a Lonely Geek

Confessions of a Lonely Geek

Most of my life I’ve been the only geek among those I see everyday. As a child, I was usually the only girl in boy-dominated courses and as an adult I’m the only female in my department. I’m also the only geek at my workplace. All of this can make for some lonely days. Read More

Becoming a Geek

Becoming a Geek

Hi there. Rory here, stepdad and geek extraordinaire! I’m one of the five (yes five!) new writers for GeekDad. I have walked many paths in my life. I have saved lives, been a model, a photographer, and an activist. And all throughout that time, I’ve never considered myself a part of the “In Crowd” or the “Geek Crowd.” I’ve simply been myself. It wasn’t until a short time ago that I discovered that I’m a capital “G” Geek. How is it that it took so long for me to become a geek? The answer is simple. Read More

66 Geeky Insults You can Use (Almost) Anywhere

66 Geeky Insults You can Use (Almost) Anywhere

In general, geeks prefer to use brains rather than brawn, to get themselves out of a situation. So, their insults are often witty, literary and highly intelligent. But not always. Here are a few of our favorites. Why, you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking… Nerf herder!— Princess Leia,  The Empire Strikes Back You know, you are a… Read More