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10 things geeky, white girls like

I must admit, the title’s a bit misleading.  What I really mean to explore today is 10 things that white, tall, geeky, neurotic, med student girls like.

We’re a special breed, the MSWNTGs (pronounced “Miss Wanting’s”).  We’re few and far between, like the occasional star sapphire amongst a pile of rubies.  We’re wanting in the glitter and lustre department, unlike so many of our fellows… but if you catch us at just the right angle, we seem to glow from the inside-out.

So without further ado, the stuff that makes us glow: stuff geeky, white girls like.

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The BUILD – Constructing the LEGO Imperial Shuttle

I’m going to try my hand at a photo blog this week, yay! <dodges flying vegetables>  Basically, I’ve been documenting one of the geekiest challenges I’ve yet attempted in my reasonably short lifetime and I’d like to share that with all of you.  (Knowing, of course, that most people, upon reading the word “LEGO,” will roll their eyes and possibly throw whatever they were holding.)

For the unfortunate few who already know all about it, I apologize as I gloat over the enormity of the Imperial Shuttle.  Not only does it have twin cannons both fore and aft, double turrets on both wings, an accessible cockpit, and wings movable from landing to flight position… but it also looks super sexy in my living room.

But I’m getting ahead of myself.  This set deserves a proper introduction.  So without further ado-do, Atalanta Geekery Ltd. proudly presents THE BUILD. Continue reading

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