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High brow, low brow, no brow – What’s all the fuss about?

John Green once said: “…because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff… Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can’t-control-yourself love it.” I call myself a nerd and I am part of many fandoms. I do … Continue reading

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Video games and me

I was never a gamer. When I grew up I had very limited access to computers and technology, so my first video game experience happened when I was in my twenties. It was a game sponsored by a bank, where … Continue reading

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Your favorite minor character

I have read several books that offered a host of minor characters to support and enliven the main characters and the plot. Sometimes those minor characters, or part time heroes or villains are more dear to me than the main … Continue reading

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The weapon we have is love

This weekend the Harry Potter Alliance finished their Equality FTW fundraiser. They were aiming for 50,000 Dollars. They ended up getting almost twice as much. I watched a good portion of the lifestream to see them get there, and of … Continue reading

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Creativity begets creativity

The other day while I was cleaning one of my bookshelves (I know, me and cleaning in one sentence, what a concept) I found myself humming Hedwig’s theme when I reached the Harry Potter shelf. That got me thinking that … Continue reading

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So many reasons why I’m a nerd

I needed something positive today, so this is a modified re-post from the original blog. 1) I love books. 
We have 12, yes twelve, book shelves in our house and they are all full. We go to the library pretty … Continue reading

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