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As a child growing up in the 1980’s, I was never shielded from the rampant consumerism this decade  is well known for. The xmas holidays always conjure the sweetest childhood memories. One memory I hold pretty dear is that of shopping at the big department stores of the era. I remember Hills with […]

Hills is where the toys were


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Yule is the original Norse-Germanic Pagan festival that marks todays Winter Solstice before it was replaced by the christian version of ‘christmas”. The lyric from “Deck the Halls” goes “Troll the ancient yuletide carol.” Amidst all the fa-la-la-ing, did you ever ask yourself exactly what yuletide is? Yule is the ancient name in the Germanic […]

Yule Never Believe this..because you were taught


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When one thinks about the shortlist of halloween familiars, owls, cats, hobgoblins none really carry as foreboding a presence as the humble Crow.  Crows are large birds of the genus Corvus. Corvids can be found all over the world except southern S. America, the Poles and various islands. They are believed […]

What you didn’t Know about Corvids




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Summer is great if you are not a Computer. I was thinking today about the things we seem to do during the late spring and early summer months at my house and it occurred to me that people, on the whole, ignore their PCs during the summer months.  They play […]

Summer is Awsome..if You are not a Computer


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So I just spent 6 days out of a gamers life attempting to install a computer game that was originally released in the year 2000 on my laptop which is now running windows 7, the new thoroughbred of operating systems.  As I spent quality time perusing old old forums and […]

A Gamers Life : from Birth to Geek


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    In Mexico they actually celebrate two creepy Fall holidays!  Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead began as an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl. This festival predates Halloween by almost a thousand years.  Halloween has also been celebrated in Mexico for the past […]

Mexican Halloween Los Muertos


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I have lived in the south my entire life.  I knew at a pretty early stage in life that I loved computers and all the things about computers.  There was a time when I loved art and graphic design more but I have graduated past that.  Being a geek also sometimes […]

10 Reasons It’s Hard Being a Geek in the South