Christmas Crafts

This year I had the pleasure of having the time to make many of the gifts I gave to family for Christmas. Some of these projects started a while ago and some were last minute, but what they all had in common was that I made them. Custom Outlet for Read more…

Happy New Year!

Sorry for the delay, but clearly 2020 still has some things to work out of its system. Here in the US, 2020 is still trying to use up more time than it’s allotted, but that will get better here, soon. Things are looking up for the first time in, oh, Read more…

Gone Fishin' Sign

Gone Fishin’

As of a few days ago, I have retired from the career that I started (*mumble* *mumble*) 32 years ago, roughly a dozen of those years as a software developer and another twenty as a manager of software developers.  It is time for me to make room so that other Read more…

RPG: One-Shot Crazy

Years ago now, when I first started trying to explain my Role Playing Group to my wife, it was clear that she didn’t see what I saw.  Didn’t see the epic battles, the intense negotiations, the realization that discretion really is the better part of valor and retreat is always Read more…

New Coat of Paint!

So, that was a year, wasn’t it? I’m not going to make any excuses, but 2017 was quite a year on many fronts.  Folks far more able to describe it clearly talked about how everything going on with our country and our politics and in the world made it nigh Read more…

Goals 2017: March Update

I’m roughly a half month late in reviewing February, but it’s still fresh enough to allow me to rate my progress. It wasn’t a great month for progress on some personal fronts, but still, I need to hold myself accountable. Goal 1: Health February was tough. I reached my initial Read more…