Making Noise With The Noisy Astronomer

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If you pay any attention to astronomy news on the internet or follow much of the astronomy and space geek communities on Twitter, you’ve probably run across Dr. Nicole Gugliucci over the past few years. With her perfect pseudonym, Noisy Astronomer, her infectious enthusiasm for much more than just her … Continue reading

Beyond the Cliche: The Advice I Could Have Really Used As a Young Woman

The cake I made for our celebration - one of the great surprises of my life, finding I had a true love for baking and cake decorating!

This past weekend we had an anniversary dinner at my house, to celebrate our best friends’ 10th year of marriage and my partner’s and my 17th year together. I was the youngest person in the room at age 37. Looking around at these people who I’ve known and loved for … Continue reading

The Rules Are Different

Ginny and Lillian

***Spoiler alert: Contains dialogue transcription from episode 1.10 of Showtime’s Masters of Sex.***

One of my favorite television shows is Masters of Sex. I started watching it mainly because it’s chock-full of favorite actors, but it has a level of accuracy I’ve never seen before in depicting the real culture … Continue reading

Interview With A Geek Mom

Shannon takes one of the ultimate selfies during the STS-129 NASA Tweetup.

Choosing the right person to be the first featured on this site should have been a difficult process, there are so many inspiring geeky women to choose from! After considering many criteria the same name kept coming up – Shannon Moore, more commonly known as @ageekmom. She sat down … Continue reading