Monthly Archives: March 2010

Are You a Geek, Nerd, or Dork? Use This Venn Diagram to Check

OK — I thought this was pretty funny, and actually might even be accurate. If you get tired of correcting people who call you a “nerd” when actually you’re a geek, just send them to this link:

http://www.greatwhitesnark.com/2010/03/25/difference-between-nerd-dork-and-geek-explained-in-a-venn-diagram

And here’s the diagram:

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A Book for Artists and Humans of All Kinds

Just finished The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. It’s a book about the struggle to create art, to live to our higher calling, and to be and become what we are intended to be. And it has entered a very select category for me: Books That Changed My Life.

If you think that’s hyperbole, think again. Pressfield nails three concepts that any artist — indeed, any human — struggles with daily:

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Think Gays Get “Special Privileges”? Read This

Story currently on the rec list at Daily Kos entitled “My nephew arrived safely after being outed & kicked out of school.” It’s a heart-breaking story of teenage cruelty and adult betrayal, with some grace and love mixed in. Go … Continue reading

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