The plumeria my parents brought me from Hawaii two years ago (three years ago??) is finally blooming! Let's all look at the pretty flower and ignore the small size of the ort ball, shall we? Excellent.
A geek is "a person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits"; "a person with an unusual or odd personality".
I'm a programmer, but I consider needlework a very "technical" pursuit.