Bona Fide Weirdness


Hastings, MN

Member since:

March 28, 2011


Carpe Diem! Some of my favorite things: zoology, botany, geography, history (particularly Medieval), learning new things, and meeting new people. Humanity is fascinating to me and I would probably be very happy as an anthropologist/socio­logist.

What flavor of Geek/Nerd variant do you consider yourself to be? What kind of social happenings best fit into your particular theme of un-conforming?

More or less hippie variant, I love nature and life and am pursuing a degree in Sustainable Agriculture. I have little preference on social happenings, but being outside is a plus!

Are you a Social Butterfly? Do you play well with others? Do you enjoy meeting new people? If so, would you be willing to help out our Nerd Posse leadership team with regularly recurring activities by occasionally hosting events at public locations?

Yes, yes and yes. Perhaps some disc golf, axis and allies, nature hikes, or geo caching (though I don't have a GPS).

When you finally discovered this group after an arduous quest thru Meetup for a flock of odd ducks who naturally “get” your unique brand of slightly off, did you squeal like a piglet, do a happy dance, then have to adjust your glasses? (BE HONEST!)


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  • Claire Thoen

    Hi John, I will have my Nordic (esp. Norwegian) art work in a booth at Norway Day in Minnehaha Falls. In January, I joined the Norwegian Folk Dance Lag. We meet the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month during the school year. Our instructor is great and everyone is welcoming.­­
    My website, if you have the time and inclination is: www.claireannet­
    Tusen Takk! Hope to see you on the 8th!

    Jun 18, 2012 5:19 PM
  • Valerie / HarpoVal

    Hi John, check out our multicultural group at­­. Hope to meet you soon! -Valerie

    May 19, 2011 1:34 AM
  • Monica

    Hey, John! Thanks for finding our group. We're glad you're here and hope to meet you soon.

    Apr 02, 2011 6:36 PM
  • Chris

    Scandinavian (esp. Norwegian) Culture Share

    John, I've been on vacation and don't remember if I told you, but you're welcome to join us for dinner tonight. I'll have a ticket for you! Hopefully see you there :-)

    Apr 02, 2011 11:43 AM
  • Frank Burton

    First Minneapolis Circle of Reason

    Hi John, welcome to FMCOR -- we just had our March Meetup today; stay tuned for an announcement next week about our next meetup, currently planned as a walk-n-talk at the Bakken Museum.

    Mar 28, 2011 1:39 AM
  • Chris

    Scandinavian (esp. Norwegian) Culture Share

    Welcome John! Let me check on the tickets for the dinner. I'll get back to you. :-) Oh.. I'm at least 1/4 Finn myself. Let's try to find some Finnish activities too!!

    Mar 28, 2011 12:05 AM

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