Patricia Vollmer

Patricia Vollmer is the proud mother of two sons, ages 16 & 18, who are as geeky as she is. She's been writing for the Geek Family Network since 2011. She is a meteorologist who works for the U.S. Air Force in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Hobbies include running, despite no one chasing her, sharing her love for Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars, and exploring the world with her boys. Ask her why the sky is blue at your own risk.

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September 28, 2020

Happy National Weatherperson’s Day!

National Weatherperson's Day is on February 5th in the United States, honoring John Jeffries, one of the first Americans to…

February 5, 2020

Halloween 2019: Repurpose Jeans and Shoes for a Funny Trick

Repurpose your kids' old jeans and shoes for a funny Halloween "trick" for your yard.

October 21, 2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Swings to Blu-Ray TODAY

GeekMom Patricia gives us the low down on her favorite extras on the digital and Blu-ray releases of 'Spider-Man: Far…

October 1, 2019

ConnectSense Smart Outlet 2: Product Review

The ConnectSense Smart Outlet 2 now works with all of the major IoT services and might be a great starter…

September 2, 2019

5 Reasons to Own ‘Avengers: Endgame’ on Blu-Ray or Digital

The Blu-ray and digital download for 'Avengers: Endgame' is filled with great added content, including a touching tribute to Stan…

August 12, 2019

SDCC 2019: 5 Reasons Why ‘The Terror: Infamy’ is Relevant Television

'The Terror: Infamy' premieres Monday, August 12th on AMC TV.

August 12, 2019

SDCC: The Art of Waiting in Line

Patricia waxes poetic about her experiences waiting in lines at SDCC 2019.

August 10, 2019

SDCC 2019: Why ‘Superstore’ Is the Comedy We All Need Right Now

'Superstore' is one of Patricia's favorite comedies; she was thrilled to get to participate in their fan events at San…

July 28, 2019

SDCC: Patricia Powwows With Plankton and Patrick…and Vince Waller of ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’

Patricia chatted with cast and crew of 'SpongeBob Squarepants' about teen video gaming, Automated Dialogue Replacement, and 20 years of…

July 25, 2019

SDCC 2019: Patricia’s Favorite Cosplay

Patricia saw some great cosplay during SDCC 2019. Check out her gallery of favorites.

July 22, 2019

GeekMom Patricia at San Diego Comic Con: Day 3

GeekMom Patricia's 3rd day at San Diego Comic Con was her busiest yet, but the most exciting of the week!

July 21, 2019

GeekMom Patricia at San Diego Comic Con: Day 2

Patricia's Day 2 included some "her time", browsing fun experiences in the exhibit hall and getting souvenirs for her husband…

July 21, 2019

GeekMom Patricia at San Diego Comic Con: Day 1

GeekMom Patricia's first couple of days at San Diego Comic Con have been met with awe and serious geekiness!

July 20, 2019

Apollo 50th: My Family’s Saturn V Obsession

Patricia's family has a geeky obsession with the Saturn V rocket. After all, there has been nothing else in existence…

July 11, 2019

Apollo 50th: The Best T-Shirt Ever to Celebrate

John F. Kennedy's 1962 speech imploring America to set her sight on landing on the moon is one of the…

July 8, 2019

Denver Pop Culture Con 2019: Ming-Na Wen and Asian Representation in Hollywood

The sparkling Ming-Na Wen addresses Asian representation in Hollywood during her Spotlight panel at Denver Pop Culture Con.

June 26, 2019

Denver Pop Culture Con 2019: ‘Back to the Future’ Reunion Panel

Tom Wilson and Christopher Lloyd discuss what a 'Back to the Future IV' plot might be like, and tell other…

June 13, 2019

Denver Pop Culture Con 2019: Day 2 Diary

Patricia shares her Denver Pop Culture Con experiences on Day 2.

June 6, 2019