Gaming: When Rules Attack

Well, I don’t think this will become a gaming blog… but it is, again today. For the third time in a week, we cleared a table and arrayed shiny, artfully decorated cards upon it, and moved them around in such a fashion that snickers, guffaws, and little shouts of victory ensued. A little bit of…

Springy, bouncy. Plus cake.

March was nuts; I have safely arrived in the month-o-birthday. Yay! My, that was one jam-packed month of … culture! Also, now that I craft the list of out-of-the-ordinary activities, there was some fulfillment of big-picture goals: spending time with family, enjoying some local arts, cooking for friends, etc. Check this out: 5-week knitting class: I’ve…

Weekend Plans: TableTop Day

Steve and I are getting together with some friends this Saturday to play some games. Why Saturday? It’ll be International TableTop Day! Plus, we like those friends and are overdue for a visit. We’ll bring some with us (maybe Munchkin, Gloom, Seismic, and Unexploded Cow, if I can find one to buy earlier on Saturday),…

Yes, I can make myself smarter

Or, at least, I can build technical skills, go to bed with less anxiety and a bigger smile, and help my husband reduce his stress level. Maybe some of the things I’m doing will actually make me smarter, as some of the exercises do, in a recent article in the New York Times, “Can You Make…

Games

Funny: last week I bailed on one of the many social networking groups/tools that I use – one for which I’d signed up maybe just a week prior (a Meetup group for off-road runners & cyclists). I had a plethora of reasons for doing so, most of which don’t apply to that specific group; the…