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Mini-figure it out: bump codes in Series 11

The other day, a new series of Lego minifigures was released. Let me explain. Paul is an Adult Fan of Legos (AFOL). One of his hobbies to build various, well, buildings in a city he is creating. Plus, he likes the characters that Lego comes up with a couple of times each year in their minifigures collections. This time, the… Read more »

Movie Review: The World’s End

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Hot Fuzz is one of my favorite movies, so when I see that Edgar Wright has a new movie out, I have to go see it as soon as possible. If you haven’t seen the first two movies in the “Cornetto Trilogy”, you won’t be lost when you watch this movie, but you will miss out on certain joys. Like… Read more »

BlogHer ’13 recap: Part 1 – Expo Fun

Ahhh, BlogHer…how I love you. It’s a grown up love though. I know you are not perfect. I’m not perfect, but I enjoy being with you and I think you enjoy me. The one aspect of the BlogHer conference that seems to ring true (both times I’ve attended) is the feeling of friendliness and openness. Now this may be because… Read more »

Why did you move to Minnesota?

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Pretty much everyone who is from Minnesota asks me that question when they realize I’m not a local, but also from California. While it might seem like an innocuous question, the manner in which it is delivered is always the same…shock and confusion.  It’s as if this state is some sort of sci-fi prison planet to those who have been… Read more »

Big Relationship Step: Meeting the Parents

In this day and age of seemingly few relationship traditions, why is meeting the parents still such a big deal? I’m a grown up who makes my own destiny, right? Because family (however it manifests in your life) is important. I have heard too many people complain about crazy in-laws only to see their relationships suffer because of it. I… Read more »

Please explain yourself, Minnesota

Today we were shopping for groceries when Paul noticed this display of fireworks in the middle of the store.  Yes, I said FIREWORKS. At first when I was looking at them, I had my California sensibilities in mind.  I thought they were mostly those harmless party popper and those little loud snap-it/pop-it white things. Upon further inspection, I realized these… Read more »

What time is it?

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Since I’m currently seeking employment, I don’t have a regular daytime routine.  Also, since I recently moved across two time zones and into a place with my boyfriend, I have quite a bit to get used to…many changes happened over the last week.  Not to mention that thing in Wyoming… The weather might be contributing to my confusion too.  It’s… Read more »