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A Second First Father’s Day

Last year, around this time, I waxed sentimental about the loss of my own father and how I was very much looking forward to, finally, becoming a father myself. Now that my son is here, and has been for nine … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Gary Gygax

Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons and the man most closely associated with the boom in popularity of roleplaying games, would have been 75 today. When he died in 2008, I wrote two pieces about his death and … Continue reading

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Moving On (Again)

H and I are in the process of moving to our new house. If I have anything to say about it, this will be the last move we do for a long time. I don’t enjoy packing. This wish will … Continue reading

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A First Father’s Day

My father passed away several years ago and since that time I haven’t given as much thought to Father’s Day. On the day I do think about my father more than I normally do, but as he isn’t with me, … Continue reading

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Trouble Sleeping? It Could Be Your Gadgets

How are you sleeping? Do you have trouble? It could be your gadgets. In truth, I don’t know if anything from the handy infographic below applies to me or not. I do know I frequently use my iPhone, or one … Continue reading

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Awake

Proof of life. November 3, 2012.

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A Few Words About Loss

I don’t want this post to turn into anything overly maudlin or depressing, but given recent events, I just wanted to say a few words about loss. I will try not to kill your buzz too much. For the most … Continue reading

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Obligatory “Best of 2011” Post

Even though I try to stop myself, I’m still a slave to some conventions. One such convention is the “Best Of” lists that invariably crop up at the end of the year. Of course, I bowed to convention and did … Continue reading

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Resolutions: Another Viewpoint

In a previous post, I expressed my desire to make at least one resolution to end 2011. Sounded like a good idea a the time. However, there’s also this: I’ll leave it to you to decide which one is more … Continue reading

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Resolutions, Smesalutions

As most of you are probably aware (unless you live somewhere that doesn’t reckon the calendar as we do here in the States) we are almost at the end of 2011 and will be well into 2012 by this time … Continue reading

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