8 Jan 2018

Top Ten Awesome Nerdy Things I Did in 2017

Since it’s a new year, I thought that I would look back over last year and consider the nerdy fun that I had. It wasn’t always the best year. The country has been crazy, I had surgery on my rotator cuff and still am getting my mobility back, and we had more house repairs than […]

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9 Nov 2014

#Digiwrimo Day 9: 13.1

Well, I missed another day, but I have an excuse this time. Last night, I ran a half-marathon. That’s 13.1 miles. My feet hurt. I ran the Disney Wine and Dine half marathon. It’s a pretty fun race. You get to run around three Disney parks, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT. Then you get […]

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29 Mar 2013

Top Ten Geeky Band Names

Band names come from all over the place. Today, we’re talking about some that had a little geek in their influence. So here are the top ten geeky band names.

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29 Jan 2013

Top Ten Things to Look Forward to in 2013

There’s an awfully lot of pretty awesome stuff happening this year, both for us ladies here at Girls Are Geeks, and in the geek community at large. What follows, in no particular order, is a list of things I’m looking forward to this year. 1. Oz The Great and Powerful Our family is a little […]

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6 Jun 2012

Five Nerdy Things to Do This Summer

I’m not sure I’ve ever had a summer “off”. This summer is pretty close. I’m teaching two nights a week for eight weeks. I mean, I have other things to do, but it’s not official time at a specific location. As a post-doc and graduate student, summers were always heavy research times. When I was […]

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16 Jun 2011

Top Ten Ways I Know I Have A GeekDad

With Father’s Day looming, I thought that I would talk for a bit about my father, and actually, our father as Dawn, Gardella, and I are all sisters. You see, we are actually Geek Generation 2.0 in our family, meaning we grew up with Geek parents, which was certainly interesting. So, I present here the […]

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18 May 2011

Top Ten Geeky Cakes

As you probably know, I love to bake. I also love geeky things. One more thing: fat cat is fat. Anyway, the idea here is that I’ve been keeping an eye out lately for some of the coolest geeky cakes out there and I have a list of ten of them for you, in no […]

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4 May 2011

Top Ten Geeky Childhood Books

I have been recently thinking about the books I read as a young ‘un, as a number of them have reappeared recently in various places on my radar. I realized that I read a lot of what would be considered geeky books, although it does make me wonder if the books influenced my geekiness or […]

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6 Apr 2011

Top Ten Instruments for Music Geeks

  So I’m learning to play the accordion. I know, can it get any geekier? Not according to some people, it can’t! I’m playing with a full-size one that a friend owns right now, but I’m looking to buy a small one (25 keys, 12 buttons) on ebay for practice purposes. I have not yet […]

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16 Mar 2011

The Obligatory Top Ten Things About PAX East 2011 Post

PAX East was this past weekend, and I already want to go to the next one! Anyway, I’m going to sum up my trip the best way I know how: in a Top Ten list. Yeah, I like those.

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