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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!

Shadow Cat in Front of Christmas Tree

Today, for David and I at least, it is Christmas. We are going to take some time to  relax have fun and just spend some time together. My family also has a tradition of caroling at the hospital on Christmas morning because who wants to be in the hospital on Christmas and we want to thank all those that take care of people on Christmas. Then tonight we will continue a new Christmas tradition of going to the movies so to The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug we go. So from our family to yours Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

Geeks Without Borders

Robotic Hands Pointing at Virtual Globe

Recently, we walked down a street and were drawn into a store with tons of video games and geeky accouterments — Yoda mugs, Big Bang Theory t-shirts, Borderlands miniatures. Nothing particularly surprising or new about this, except its location – Vienna, Austria. Besides some German words here and there, it looked exactly like the geeky video game stores my husband loves to go to in the United States, equipped with a group of three geeky looking young guys standing around talking about the tv show Breaking Bad.

This shouldn’t be that surprising considering that most of the geeky board games I like to play come from German game companies, but I continue to be amazed at how much geeks have in common regardless of what country they are in. Maybe if everyone was a geek, we really could have world peace! Continue reading