From Squishy Circuits to Awkward Skirts

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending my second She’s Geeky conference. This is an unconference for women in STEM and is an opportunity for women to gather, share their geeky passions… about anything from squishy circuits to awkward skirts and knitting to Dr.Who. Having more women in technology provides more diverse perspectives, ideas, and solutions. The She’s Geeky event allows us to get these perspectives, which we often miss at
- From Squishy Circuits to Awkward Skirts
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On Safari. A Photo Safari.

Headed out to Minneapolis, St. Anthony Main area, Sunday night to join some other photographers in a photo safari hosted by Midwest Photo Safari. The safari hosts, Don and Rebecca, were very helpful in teaching some of the basics of night photography. In addition, they presented some historical info about the area. Below are two of my favorite photos I took that night.
- On Safari. A Photo Safari.
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Free Luv Review

After 13 years of skiing on my old pair of Volants (yes, those with the stainless steel tops), I decided to replace them with a new pair of K2 Free Luvs. Never figured I’d be one to review a pair of skis, but there were very few online reviews of these skis and for those that don’t have an easy or affordable option to demo, I thought I’d throw in my two cents. My
- Free Luv Review
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Gull Lake Classic Boat Show

This past weekend the second annual Gull Lake Classic Boat Show was held at Bar Harbor. The family boat, a 1976 Skiff Craft (below), was entered in the show. The day turned out to be gorgeous (even though a bit hot), and this gave me ample opportunity to take some photos of the other beautiful wood boats, some from early in the 20th century. To see the rest of the photos, go here. When all was said and done, the
- Gull Lake Classic Boat Show
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