Category: blog

the catch-all category for my posts, many older posts here, but a few new ones as well

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Just a little lunch break walk…

With everything going on, I think I’ve already said that I pretty much only leave my apartment maybe once a week, and my building maybe once every two weeks. I mean, it’s the safer option during a pandemic, right? And...

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Summer Podcasts, Had Me a Blast…

Being “stuck” inside during a pandemic has meant that I’ve gotten involved in a lot more things than I ever thought I might. Mainly, I’ve leaned in a lot more to my creative efforts. For the most part that’s meant...

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Loneliness isn’t killing me, but it ain’t great!

So… this pandemic pretty much sucks, am I right? I mean, for the most part, I’m “OK”. There is a lot that I can’t really complain about in terms of my well-being, externally anyway. I’m employed, I have a place...

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Flame Con: Streaming as a Hobby or Career

Due to… the state of the world, this year’s Flame Con went virtual. I was honestly really looking forward to going to New York to do this panel, but there’s a pandemic. Everything changed. Thankfully, they were able to pivot...

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Dungeon Crossing?

If you hadn’t heard, I’ve now done two live play streams of Dungeon and Dragons… in Animal Crossing! This all came about because my friend Tanya was on Animal Talking, a talk show hosted in Animal Crossing by Gary Whitta.1...

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2-Factor versus Common Sense?

So, a funny thing happened as I was on my way out to Sunday lunch with a friend: I checked my e-mail. It’s actually not something I do all that often in the evenings or weekends, but there were a...

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Up With The Sun

It’s actually not that special for me to be awake before sunrise. At some point, years ago, I started coming into work early. I start my day around 7a or so, so I can leave 3ish or 4ish and the...

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Four Brunches and a Blog Article

I don’t know if it’s silly, healthy, harmful, whatever to “celebrate” the finishing of cancer treatments. Initially it was yet another reason to go out, treat myself, drink a few more cocktails than usual and just be thankful. And I...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies, Live on Twitch!

I thought I’d give something different a try on my Twitch channel and instead of a usual Friday stream playing Destiny, I decided I’d make cookies. Live. On the internet. With an audience. Because there’s no way that could go...

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Modern Problems

(With apologies to the film.) My internet at home is down. This isn’t the first time it’s happened and probably won’t be the last, but I marvel at how each time seems to knock more of my routine for a loop. It’s as...