I’m… me.

Ok, I know… you’re looking for a bit more than that. Let me see… (WordPress login – because I’m lazy)

I’m 28, female, on the west coast of Canada (British Columbia). I’m also a single mom who is a computer geek. To those of you who care, I’m a Pisces with Virgo ascending. I’m an introvert.

I design and tweak web pages in my spare time. I use Firefox and have many add-ons for it; it’s quite customized to my tastes. I love StumbleUpon (channel surfing on the internet). I play an online game called Kingdom of Loathing. My typing speed is in the triple digits.

I’m in the “other” category in most ways – I’m Pagan/Buddhist, open-minded, both artistic and analytical. My IQ is around 137 and I’m annoyed I can’t quite get into Mensa. I’m Canadian and live in a rainforest. I’m also slightly lysdexic, uh dyslexic.

I’m concerned about the environment, I recycle fervently. My favourite tea is chai. I have a head full of semi-useless trivia. My favourite colour is blue.

I use Firefox, not Internet Explorer. I use Linux 90% of the time – the 10% is gaming… on XP (cause it’s there). I laugh at the suckers who spend 1000+ bucks on upgrading their computer to Vista then find a video of Beryl/Compiz and kick themselves.

I love having heated debates about anything. I love sleeping and being alone.


5 Responses to “About”

  1. Hameed Khan Says:

    Nice blog!

    I really respect geek women, may be because they are less in number. I’m surprised that not only you’re geek but you use Linux 90% of the time, thats great!.

    I hope to read more good content from you soon. 🙂

  2. Derek Says:

    nice you sound like my kind of girl. rock on.

  3. erinstraza Says:

    Hello Amanda! I’m newer than new to the blog scene, and I’m looking for some technical advice . . . it seems like you may be the gal to ask! I am using this same theme (Garlands) and I wonder if it is possible to have a section in the left or right columns that I customize w/links, such as “My Recent Reads” listing the books and the titles are linked to the book description on amazon (etc.). Is this possible? I thought I would do this w/a text widget, but I can’t figure out how the text portion would be linked. Any ideas? Thanks for any help you can send my way.

    I actually haven’t played with WordPress in a long while, but I think what you’re looking for is called a “blogroll”. I’m sure that the delay between your question and my answer has found that you’ve either figured it out, or completely forgotten that you asked me in the first place.

  4. Michael Tim Says:

    I love your site! 🙂

    Me too; you know what I don’t love? Spam that’s so lame the site’s been shut down. 🙂

  5. Lulleylit Says:

    Спасибо непомерное за предоставленную сообщение. Существую рад разместить ее у себя на дневнике. Если Вы не против, то я так и совершу.Если существуем какие-то проблеммы со копирайтом, постучитесь на мой дневник,я целое исправлю. Так же прибавил Ваш должность на соцзакладки. Вообщем если что обращайтесь, – непрерывно выслушаю и уяснить. Со, уважительностью, Firestarter.

    I translated this as best as Google could:

    Thank you for giving excessive communication. There are glad to place it in his diary. If you do not mind, I am well committed. If exist some problems with copyrights, postuchites in my diary, I have a corrected. Just add your post to sotszakladki. Other words: nothing if they please, – continually hear and understand. So, good, Firestarter.

    A quick search on the words that didn’t translate show that he has posted this, nearly verbatim, in another blog:

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