Falling For It

I fell in the shower last week Monday. More precisely, I fell out of the shower last week. On the way to the floor, I bounced off the toilet bowl using my mid-back as a springboard. I am of an age where falls in the home are starting to seem pretty scary. In truth, I’ve…

Post-Con Zombieness

I just got back from GenCon on Monday evening, hence this post on Wednesday instead of Monday. Traveling to and from cons can be fun, but the conventions themselves can also be exhausting, particularly if you’re working a booth, as I was most of GenCon weekend. I have to admit, I’m getting too old to…

Juggling Rules

As most of my readers know, I’m a freelance writer. Most of my work has been done in the tabletop gaming field, where I’ve written for companies from Games Workshop to Third Eye Games, and many in between. When writing for such a diverse selection of games, it’s important to be familiar with a lot…

What a Monday!

Yeesh; I went to add a new post today, and couldn’t log in. I called my hosting service, and they discovered activity that suggests a brute force attack was underway to try to take control of my website. The IT guy I spoke with suggested it was common practice to break in and use a…

Gratitude

It’s terribly easy to go through life feeling jealous and resentful of the things others have that you yourself do not. Instead, I want to take a few moments to call out some of the great things and wonderful people in my life who help me — sometimes daily — to get through the tough…

Ringing In The New Year

Happy New Year! The new year brings new excitement and new challenges, but first I’d like to take a moment to recap some of the highs and lows of the past years blogging efforts. First, I’m proud I posted as often as I did in 2017. My goal was to blog once a week, and…