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GirlyGeekChic
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bridging the gap between computers and pretty dresses.
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I was a bit back and forth about writing this up simply because my pictures did not turn out that well. But I decided to because what did turn out well was the food. The food is so very good. Ecopolitan is the only place in town that is vegan... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at GirlyGeekChic
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I just spent a week in Las Vegas and was very impressed by all the geek references I saw there. I have been there 5 times previous to this visit and never noticed so many before. Here are a few snapshots. More to COME! Hooray! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at GirlyGeekChic
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Every fourth of July weekend or the weekend nearest it, I should say...for 16 years I have been attending CONvergence. I honestly don't know what I would do if this convention ever ceased to exist, I adore it so much. Plus, I adore throwing parties and we did that again... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at GirlyGeekChic
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This year marks the 7th time my friends and I have thrown a room party at CONvergence. The first five parties were all based around the Sandman comics by Neil Gaiman. At some point, I was approached by a handsome man who suggested to me that I write a book... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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I had only been to ValleyFair once before for the Halloween event. Which takes place at night, is great fun but most of the rides are not open. So some of my friends and I went to the park this weekend, this way I could try it out in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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A few snaps of the first copy of my second Sci-Fi book! I actually can't believe I got it together and wrote the second one. Ok so here's the actual story of it's arrival: I have been trying to distract myself all morning with videos and the like as I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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I am trying to put together some real posts again and recover from my book launch, convention weekend. For now here is some rose pics I took today when saying goodbye to a friend moving away. Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
Getting into this review business. Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book encompasses everything I love about fantasy. Using ancient mythological creatures feared, revered and misunderstood to tell a powerful story in the modern world. The devastating unending cycle of war... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
I am always behind on finding out about awesome stuff. I don't know why really. I don't live in a cave or anything. Anyway, one of those awesome things is Hank and John Green and their Youtube channel. I am doing my best to watch every single one and as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars It hurts to type this as I adore Neil for many, many years now but some of the writings in this book are dreadful. And I would've only given it a 3(my standard rating if... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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Putting more new pieces in my shop, GirlyGeekChic today! Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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This past weekend was the annual all night art festival Northern Spark. It's such a great thing to wander around the city looking at creations all night long and then watching sunrise from the bridge over the river. One of the best events the city hosts for sure. The Fruit... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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I have been so busy working on my book and getting ready for the party that I had not put much work into my ETSY shop. But I am changing that as I write this because I have been making many things. I would love it if you stopped by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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I love Minneapolis this time of year. It's green and lush and full of wildlife. The best one I've seen so far is little foxes. Have a look. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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I am always looking for off the beaten path places to go. I came across this article:Buzzfeed, Toy Stores and was most intrigued. So on Memorial Day weekend we made our way out to Lark Toys and I was delighted to find a magical place in a beautiful landscape. Including... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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Spring and early summer here in Minneapolis are pretty wonderful. Late summer is not too bad but the humidity starts to weigh me down after a while. Right now though there are critters and plants galore!! I love walking around my house and trying to spot who or what is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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Another winery visit took place on Mother's Day. This one out in the beautiful city of Waconia, MN. which is lush and green. The winery is Sovereign Estate Wine and it was a bit different from the other places I have been at this point in my explorations. First, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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May was a busy month. And a bit rainy. Here are some pictures from a few things that I enjoyed. I cooked with morel mushrooms for the first time and they were quite delicious. I saw Above & Beyond at the crazy sold-out show. New bedding and moon pillows from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
Posted May 25, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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A couple of months ago I decided I was going to give away something everyday for 30 days. Well, I actually thought about doing this in December but then got into an argument with myself about the fact that I already give away many things from gifts to money in... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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I take so many pictures at the Annual Art in Bloom event that I break the posts up. So here is the first group! Happy day! Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic
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If you are looking for a great happy hour and even better food, look no further than Nico's Taco Bar. I walked up here recently from my house on a nice day and had a late lunch/early dinner and wow! I was impressed. My drinks were quite good. The best... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at GirlyGeekChic