The Air We Breathe

Back in 2007, the Danish indie rock band The Figurines had this to say: Do you feel the air we breathe?And do you feel the air we breathe?Do you feel the things I see?And do you feel you’re close to me? I don’t recall the song, but lately I’ve been 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…

Goals: 2017

Rather than make resolutions, which tend to be a bit trite and are typically abandoned soon after making them, I thought this year I’d try to make some specific and concrete goals for 2017. I’ve also read that one way to make yourself more accountable for those goals is to Read more…