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Why Escaping Elegance?

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elegance

Pronunciation: /ˈɛlɪg(ə)ns/

The quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.

After I explained my header images and how they signify my ideal life, my beautifully dressed neighbour asked me to also clarify my moniker, Escaping Elegance… Continue reading

Why It’s Awesome To Be A Nerd

I saw this video today and planned to share it with you all but my fellow blogger DORKDADDY beat me to it. His post is spot on? Hey DORK! You big nerd… thanks for saving me the work!

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letter At a recent convention, child actor and well-credentialed nerd ambassador Will Wheaton sat on a panel attended by conventioneers. During the question-and-answer period one convention-goer (with a video camera) told Mr. Wheaton about her recently born daughter and asked him to describe for her daughter what was awesome about being a nerd.

The answer Mr. Wheaton gave was profound. In my opinion it was dead-on and touched the very zeitgeist of the feeling I try to get across in this blog. No matter what it is you love: Dr. Who, classical composers, Star Wars, architecture, animation, parenting… it’s all about loving those things as much as you can, and finding other people who love those same things as much as you do.

The convention-goer put the video up on YouTube and it is currently making the viral-rounds in nerd-circles (which I thoroughly travel). Of course you can just watch the…

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I love following funny people on Twitter.

This is an old one but too funny not to share…

Thanks to @longwall26, @Chapinc, @donni, and @rzarosco!

Anyone have suggestions for more funny twitterers I should be following?

Find what you were looking for?

Using a publishing platform such as WordPress makes blogging so easy, and there are lots of features that make it fun. As I wrote in this post, I love to look at the statistics and track which topics are popular and where my readers are coming from.

By this, I don’t actually mean where in the world they are coming from but rather, where in the internet they are coming from. But, while we are on the topic of geography, I actually can see the countries of my readers and that is super cool. So… Continue reading

Laughing on a Saturday night

More treats from the twitterverse!

Thanks to @JiminyKicksIt for spreading the joy.

On blogging

People are skeptical when I tell them I’m shy. I guess my acting, public speaking and propensity to be the life of the party is part of the problem. I now realize I’ve been using the wrong term; I’m not shy, I’m an introvert. Continue reading