Jessica Lathrop is a big nerd, originally from Virginia, and transplanted to the boonies of Western Maryland.

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  3. A Tale of Two Kitties — 6 comments
  4. I Play Video Games, Jackass — 5 comments
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Jun 07 2010

Miscellaneous Happenings

By the above picture, you can probably guess what happened there. That was Saturday. I was headed out to crash Trey’s bachelor party and I decided, “What the hell? It’s a week before the wedding, I’ll just throw my phone on the concrete steps in front of the house and see what happens!” (Not really. …

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May 29 2010

Wedding Brain Dump

Peacock Feathers

Two weeks and counting now till the big day. Finalized some details with the party rentals yesterday morning. Made my hair appointment for the day of. Fiance and I traveled down to Calvert for the marriage license then headed to the caterer for the tasting of the final menu. Very long and exhausting day. I …

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May 26 2010

Spam Day

Canned Unicorn Meat from Think Geek

I’ve decided to update the Weird Spam page once a week. It has been updated. And there were some weird ones this week. Frightening, really.

May 20 2010

Little Big Planet 2 Announced

Best news I’ve had in a few days! Little Big Planet 2 is scheduled for release in Q4 of 2010! Details here (IGN) and here (Official Site). Amazon has it for pre-order here! I originally wanted a PS3 for two reasons. Blue ray Player Little Big Planet That’s it. Little Big Planet is made entirely …

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May 17 2010

Weird Spam

I swear, I get some of the weirdest spam comments on the site. I’ve considered copying and pasting them to a “Funny Spam” Page. . . I think I just may do that. Whee! I keep deleting the comments, though, so I’ll have to start the page when I get more funny comment spam. Hooray! …

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May 16 2010

Veni Vidi Crafti

I came. I saw. I crafted. . . I also totally just made that up. People who know Latin can and will correct me, later, I know it. For now, that’s what I’m going with. I like to think I am somewhat skilled. I have relearned how to crochet and knit using the Internets. I …

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May 11 2010

Comcast Update ā€“ FIXT!

As anyone knows, when you have a problem with your cable, phone, or Internet and it’s a really weird, erratic, hard-to-pinpoint problem, when a tech comes by to fix it, the problem is no longer there. This was my problem. My voip modem would just stop working of its own volition. I have called Comcast …

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Apr 30 2010

Comcast Causes Earth-Shattering Kaboom

  So, Iā€™m a nerd girl — In the country — (It is the name of the blog, after all) and as such a nerd country girl, I work from home. My needs are simple when working from home: Solid, fast Internet connection A comfortable work area Land line telephone with speaker phone and mute …

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Apr 23 2010

BioShock 2: Art Deco Zombie Atlantis

The Sisters from Bioshock 2

In April of 2008, I bought BioShock for PC while out and about on a week-long training trip for work. I needed something to do with my evenings in my hotel room because the Internet connection was AWFUL and playing WoW was limited to Fishing because the latency was untenable. BioShock was my entertainment for …

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Apr 15 2010

Squirrel Tales: An Introduction

Nuts About Snacks Dish

Soooo, yeah. How to start explaining this one? Well, I’m already outed as a big nerd in the fact that I am over 30 and have an entire room in my house dedicated to my and HTB’s comic book collection and the fact that I’ve been playing World of Warcraft for 4 1/2 years. How …

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