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I always joke that I can geek out on just about anything, given the right incentive:

There was the year I started experimenting with different flours (oh, the variety we had!), and the time I took up handspinning (so much fibre!), and those years when I was a kid when I was so into miniatures (I learned about the importance of scale, and took a night course in drafting at the local college with my Dad). When my oldest son was born, my husband and I ran a website on natural parenting for several years before life got busy and I lost interest (but not before I geeked out on pregnancy tests and peed on just about every stick on the Canadian market, putting them all into a convenient HTML table for easy access). Obsessively geeking out is something on which I thrive when a topic catches my interest.

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This little group of dishes is a collection comprised of a dish I found in a rural Nova Scotia vintage china shop (called Perry’s, if I recall correctly, and very much in the middle of nowhere), a similar covered dish given to me by my grandmother, and a handcrafted silver spoon purchased by my husband (at my request! to fit the dish!) on a Swiss business trip around 15 years ago.

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As amusing as all the Ryan Gosling pics floating around the internet have been, he really doesn’t float my boat. I’m much more of a nerd girl at heart and there appears to be a void of material aimed at my demographic. As such, here are some appropriately nerdy pictures to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy! ūüėČ (more…)

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