5 on Friday Archive


5 On Friday: Five Books Worth a Listen

You guys know I read a lot. Heck, a good amount of my posts this year have been about books in some form or another. And while I enjoy traditional dead-tree book or eBook, I’ve gained a new appreciation for audio books as well. When I tell people this, they say something like


5 on Friday: Feel Good Stories

It has been a bit of a rough week for me. And a rough few months for all of us as we get towards the end of the 2016 election. I don’t know about you, but I could use a pick-me-up. Here are five feel good stories: The official Wonder Woman trailer


Gift Guide: Coworkers

Most links are affiliate links. Because #FeedABlogger. It’s always hard to know what to buy your coworkers. You don’t want to spend a ton of cash, because you have to buy multiples of whatever you gift. You want to keep the gifts fairly similar. And you don’t want to give them crap


Gift Guide: The Record Collector

Any links to Amazon are affiliate links. And while you’re doing your shopping this year, pleas consider doing Amazon shopping from this link. If you do, we get a small percentage. It’s getting into the holiday season, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get for everyone on your list. It’s harder


Managing Your ADHD

Prompted by a not helpful post I saw going around the internet last week, I wrote a post to help people without ADHD help their partners who do. As I was writing it, I thought of some of the things I do to help manage my symptoms. Like I said in my earlier


So Someone You Love Has ADHD.

I hopped on Facebook the other day and saw an article titled “20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD.” As someone who was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult (not uncommon for women) , I’m always looking to learn new things about the way my brain functions and


Digital Organization: Bookmarks

I am struggling to organize my digital life. And while there are several parts I could talk about (and most likely will at some point) right now the one that bugs me the most is my bookmarks. My biggest problem is self imposed. I don’t like keeping most of my bookmarks in


So Your Partner is Going to Gen Con

Gen Con starts on Thursday.  (Am I the only one who’s completely unprepared?) Which for most Pure Geekery readers means four days of gaming wonderfulness. But what about those of you who don’t game? Or those of you who have a gaming spouse and are going to be a bachelor/bachelorette for those


5 on Friday: Instagram Picture vs Reality

A friend of mine shared this post from Bustle, detailing what an Instagram photo pictured versus reality. In the vein of “great artists steal” here are some of my Instagram photos, what was pictured versus reality. My Xbox Avatar What it looks like: Oh hai there, just playing some games. No big.


5 on Friday: #Read26Indy Update

We’re about halfway through the year, and I think it is time for an update on my #Read26Indy progress. It’s actually become the #Read52Indy challenge for me. I’ve read 24 books already, and it seems like going a head and doubling the challenge will make it more of a challenge. It’s also put