Apr 212011
 
Jim versus Woodpecker

This past Saturday Mike and I were in the game room both reading quietly. It was fairly early in the morning, 9 or 10-ish I think. We were both absorbed in our respective stories so it took a little while to realize we were hearing a sound: an intermittent but insistent tapping. We weren’t sure where it was coming from. I opened the blinds to the backyard but we still couldn’t see anything. So we […]

Apr 032011
 
So take that, nature!

My decent weekend hit a rough spot as I started getting all pissy over Things. To burn this off, I threw myself into copious amounts of yard work, dragging Mike along with me. The end result, we have lots of nice fresh new mulch and tilled areas of both the front and back yard, leveled off some bits and got to work on a nicer area where the birdbath lives. Also in that end result […]

Mar 152011
 
Affectionately called "The Danger Room".

I got all kinds of sick yesterday I think. I woke up not feeling great and come 2pm I was flagging badly and spent the night wrapped up in a blanket playing DeathSpank. Finished it, by the way. I remember my olden days of yore where I never finished a single bloody game ever. I’ve been playing games since the Atari 2600 was new, and the first game I ever played through to the end […]

Mar 082011
 
The hardest strum to strum.

If it hasn’t been abundantly clear, I’ve been in a right awful state these past few weeks. I’ve sunk to some crazy new lows. I don’t want to jinx it, but I think I’m finally on the mend. I was actually something close to normal today (whatever that is for me) and managed to be productive, which was a pleasant change. I worked a bit on a new series idea, and doinked around a little […]