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What I’m Up to This Week: 03/16/18

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Man, the last of winter is flying by. We actually got a little snow this week. Snow is rare here even in the dead of winter. Even less so in March. Still it was neat to see, even if it didn’t stick around long or amount to enough to build a decent snowman. Much of …

Benefits of Play, Hobbies, Board Games & Lego

Why I’d Rather Play Like a European

Play Like a European

I hear you: What the hell is this woman rambling on about now? What is this, “Play like a European business?” Stick with me and you’ll see. First, a couple of definitions: In board games, a distinction is drawn between “Ameritrash” games and Eurogames. While the differences can be nuanced (and vary from person to …

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What I’m Up To This Week: 02/09/18

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I used to call these weekly posts News Updates and Reading Lists. I’d showcase any news and what books I was reading that week. And then I stopped doing them, largely because I realized they were too limiting. I don’t have news every week, and I don’t read something new every single week, either. (Sacrilege, …

Fun & Humor

What I Plan to Do Over Summer “Vacation”

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I was such a weird kid. In cleaning out some old papers found at my parents house, I discovered my old summer schedules. Yes, the one time of year when I had time to do as I pleased, I scheduled it. Like I said. Weird. Anyway, what amuses me now is how I thought I …

Books, Reading, & Libraries, Hobbies, Board Games & Lego

What Books and Board Games Have In Common

Books and Board Games

Board gamers are a diverse bunch. Some are techies who work in the worlds of science and computers. Others are doctors, artists, executives, lawyers, or activists. But what’s always struck me about board gamers is just how many writers, readers, and other literary folk play games. Clearly there is some common link that attracts word nerds …