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Road Tripping: Geek Girl Con 2017

Every fall in Seattle geeks converge on the Washington Convention Center for Geek Girl Con. This year I attended with my four year olds and their grandma. The convention proved to be a great experience for all three generations of our family, and I recommend it for yours. Upsides The …

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Field Tripping: Whose Experience is it Anyway?

On Monday, E. and I went to a museum. The friends we were supposed to meet were running late, so we decided to go in and visit one of the exhibits while we were waiting. “What do you want to go and see?” I asked E. “The dinosaurs,” he answered. …

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Field Tripping: Discover the Dinosaurs

(Disclaimer: I kinda, sorta forgot that maybe this would be a good topic to write about for GP so I didn’t keep as good an eye to detail as I should have for a thorough review. Accordingly, this will be a short review.) I’m not really sure if Discover the …

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Field Tripping: The McWane Science Center in Birmingham, Alabama

As a lifelong Cincinnatian, Birmingham (where The Girl was raised,) has always managed to surprise me.  Despite being located deep in the heart of conservative Alabama, Birmingham turns out to be a fascinating place. As one whose foray’s below the Mason-Dixon line were limited to beer runs to Newport in Northern Kentucky …