Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

Attractions to See and Skip in Las Vegas

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The sheer amount of things to do in Vegas can be overwhelming.  Some things can be really cheesy or really awesome (and sometimes, in the case of Elvis Karaoke, both).  This is a list of experiences that when I heard about them, straddled that line of cheesy/awesome.  Here’s my verdict …

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DC-Area Frequent Traveler Meet-up: October 25th, Register now!

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Just a reminder that there’s another Frequent Traveler Meet-up coming up next month.  We’ve already received quite a few RSVPs, and can’t wait to see everyone. All travel-enthusiasts are welcome! Details: October 25th at 6pm-9pm Dino’s Grotto in DC (Shaw) Register for the event here. We’ve historically had a great turn-out, …

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This Device Promises to Give You Unlimited Worldwide 4G Wi-Fi

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I was browsing through Kickstarters and came across the GeeFi device. It promises to give you unlimited worldwide 4G Wi-Fi for up to ten devices for $10 / day that you choose to activate it. From the Kickstarter description: “GeeFi is a patented, pocket-sized device that houses an advanced chip …

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Kennesaw State Player So Nervous on First Flight, He Passes Out

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This is kind of adorable.  A freshman for the Kennesaw State football team took his first flight ever to play Duquesne.  He was so nervous, he freaked out at takeoff just before passing it out. His teammates kindly recorded the entire experience. Normally, I wouldn’t call someone passing out “adorable,” but his …

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One Tip for Taking an Uber from the Suburbs

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Usually, when people talk about using Uber, it’s to and from the airport.  Uber is my go to airport ride, but I also use it for a variety of other things.  It’s my designated driver when I go out. But using Uber is very different in the suburbs–especially if your ride …

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