“What on earth is Minecraft, and why is it so popular?”: Minecraft in a Nutshell

In the past few years, the game Minecraft has become wildly popular. You can walk into just about any mall and find at least one Minecraft graphic t-shirt or stuffed animal (usually way overpriced). According to the Minecraft website, over ten million people all around the world have bought the game. There are Minecraft YouTube … Continue reading “What on earth is Minecraft, and why is it so popular?”: Minecraft in a Nutshell

On Routers, Hagrid, and Deadbeat Dragon Dads

I haven't introduced meself. Rubeus Hagrid, Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts. Thus far I’ve done a passable job at explaining what a network is, and how devices talk to one another.  What I’d like to do today is tie those two pieces together and introduce you to the most important member of your … Continue reading On Routers, Hagrid, and Deadbeat Dragon Dads

Take Your Condom Commercial and Shove It, Cartoon Network!

*Warning: Adult content. I have a behemoth bee in my bonnet! My 11-yr-old son came to me earlier this evening and said he thought he just saw an inappropriate commercial. So I walked into the living room, rewound the DVR recording of Star Wars Clone Wars, and beheld a TROJAN Ecstasy commercial with two teenage-type … Continue reading Take Your Condom Commercial and Shove It, Cartoon Network!

Why Blog, Pooky?

I have always wanted to blog.  This is absolutely the most ridiculous timing in the world for me to start.  But, alas, right now I feel just crazy enough to finally do it. I am a dingbat—blonde to the core. Although I have dark roots, I am blonder than any true blonde, flighty and flustered … Continue reading Why Blog, Pooky?