30 Jul 2013

Summer Road Trip: Washington DC

As Rosalind mentioned the other day, we have been on some real adventures. One of the places I was visiting last week? Well, I was geeking out in our nation’s capital: Washington DC. Now, while I’m sure there’s a lot of geekery to be had in the district, today we’re all about Smithsonians.

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30 Jun 2013

Summer Road Trip: Germany

Germany is a pretty amazing country with a lot going on: good food, interesting history, and cars among them, but I’m going to focus on my favorite two things for this post: wine and board games. Let’s start with the wine. Wine Wine has been made in Germany for over 2000 years, starting with the […]

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10 Jun 2013

Summer Road Trip: Washington

To start off our geeky road trip, I thought that I would choose one of the Meccas of Geekdom: Washington State. It’s definitely one of my favorite places to visit. Here’s why you should check it out. Gamers and Tech Geeks Redmond, WA is the home of Microsoft’s main campus, corporate headquarters, and visitor center. […]

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2 May 2013

Disney: Drinking Around the World

One of our favorite Disney traditions is drinking around the World Showcase part of the Epcot park. There are eleven pavilions for different countries, and in each we have a few traditions that we celebrate.

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22 Apr 2013

An Ode to HvZ

It’s that week again at my college: Humans Versus Zombies. Two weeks a year “the nerds come out to play,” as I overheard someone (probably too cool for this school) say to a friend as she was walking to class on Monday.

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19 Apr 2013

Learned At Disney: Planned Spontaneity

We used to plan out every single minute of every single Disney vacation. Dad would create a schedule that involved getting in line for Space Mountain first thing so we could get to the rope drop outside of Adventureland. We’d make lunch and dinner reservations, and he would even plan time to get chocolate cake […]

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6 Apr 2013

Learned From Disney: Making Magic!

One of the things that Disney talks about all the time is Disney Magic. Disney Magic is what makes Disney amazing. Disney magic has a few components to it. The main one of these is that Disney is extremely careful not to break their illusions. When you are visiting Disney, you are on stage, and […]

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23 Mar 2013

Photography: Bands & Concerts

I’ve loved going to concerts since I was a teenager, and I’ve always appreciated the challenges face by concert photographers: the ever-changing lighting and color temperature, the effects of smoke and lasers, and the subjects continuously moving around, and never quite lining up for the perfect shot.

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13 Mar 2013

How-To: Take Online Classes

When I graduated from college, I wasn’t done with learning. It probably came as a surprise to everyone (especially the Mothership) that I had learned to love school, but I totally did. And continuing my education with online courses has been great for these past eight months. Here’s how you can get involved.

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1 Mar 2013

Learned At Disney: Good Eats

I just got off the Disney Dream, and it’s tough to get back into real life. However, being on the boat reminded me of one of my favorite parts of all Disney vacations: the food.

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