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Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Travel

ECCC 2018: Geeks and Mental Health Awareness

For this edition of the Emerald City Comic Con there was no discernible topic or theme in the marketing and promo materials, at least not one beyond be Geek and Proud of it. However, as my adult family walked the halls and attended panels, talk about mental illness awareness permeated the stages and panel Q&As. […]

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Mrs Enginerd Sports

40 Games in 40 Nights

I love the NBA. Hands down my favorite sport on the planet to watch after volleyball  (beach or otherwise). My husband is a fan too so we make an event of watching the games and trying to have a life. We follow Dallas, San Antonio, OKC, Portland, Golden State, Chicago, LA Clippers, Houston…the list goes […]

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Book Reviews Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Travel

Big Book Sale by Friends of The Seattle Library

With prices ranging from $1 to $4 based on the type of book or media selected you cannot go wrong visiting the Exhibition Hall at the Seattle Center to secure rare finds. They have graphic novels, movies in DVD, audiobooks, old and rare collections, and even never used or lightly used books! Thanks to social […]

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Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd Travel TV Shows and Movies

Emerald City Comic Con

The ECCC is a Seattle area based event where comic artists and all things geek coincide to give puny humans a chance to experience cosplay, sci-fi and nerd/geek culture. Film and TV stars along comic book legends honor guests with their presence, charging for photo ops and autographs. Woop woop! This is how I met […]

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Mrs Enginerd Travel

Fly Like a 12 (Delta)

To compete with Alaska Airlines in SeaTac, Delta came up with a promotion called 12Status in which perks are awarded to those who sign up for the program. During the Seahawks season members will receive priority boarding and extra miles for flying with the airline. Because of my particular status the system overloaded with all […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Cirque Goes to the Cinema: Seattle Symphony Pops

The Seattle Symphony hosts a concert series called the Seattle Pops which merges the art and skill of classical music with popular culture. Last year, the blog featured the Sci-Fi at the Pops concert and in a way this shiw is similar because it features movie scores but it adds on the dance, acrobatics and contortionists of Cirque […]

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72 Hrs in Seattle: 4th of July Weekend Edition

One of my friends came to the city this fine 4th of July weekend. They put her up in the downtown Fairmont Olympic Hotel, right in the middle of all the action. I was pleasantly surprised to learn two things: #1 The hotel was the original site of the University of Washington and #2 That […]

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Eggs and the Emerald City

After 11 years in the Pacific Northwest, I can count with my fingers how many times I have had breakfast foods in Seattle, mostly because it is only a request I get from the tourists. For some reason brunch is a very popular thing to do while on vacation. Must be because a lot of […]

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Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Sci-Fi At The Pops

A few years ago, I went to the Boston Pops, an offshoot of the city’s symphony orchestra series that specialized in popular music functions. From the introduction, we learned that for a time John Williams had directed the Pops, which must have been a treat for the locals. Upon our return home, and during our […]