Experienced NerdCon: Stories
On something of a lark, I decided to change around flights and stop in Minneapolis "on the way" to the Chef Community Summit in Seattle. 

It was really a ton of fun, kinda magical; I picked up several podcast recommendations, watched a ton of vlogbrothers back catalog, kinda fell in love with MSP, & only maybe became a founding member of the Guacanati.

I dragged 3 friends back the next year for what was sadly the final NC:S. I attended NC:NF too (on my 27th birthday), but it wasn't the same. Maybe someday I'll enjoy vidcon. But for now, I have to just try to fondly recall the lightning in a bottle of this (two) weekend(s)