I’m not normally a fan of buying a new board game without seeing it played first. Sometimes that’s watching a gameplay video on YouTube. Sometimes it’s actually playing it at a friend’s. Overlords of Infamy was different. I spotted it at PAX Unplugged’s 2018 exhibit hall. I’m not gonna lie – the artwork in the… Read More Table Tales: Overlords of Infamy
I’m starting to wonder if I’m just the type of person who doesn’t like other people. If I’m turning into that old guy yelling at the kids for being kids (and being on my lawn!). Have I turned into Homer Simpson?!
After missing my 2018 goal, I scaled back slightly for 2019. This year, I’m going to read 140 books. Not try to read 140 books. I’m going to do it! I’m on a fantastic pace. I’ve been a reading machine this year. Not gonna lie, finishing up my Sandman reread had a lot to do… Read More Quick Reading Notes
Welcome back to Small Pond’s annual not-so-humble brag about how many books I read last year. I’ve been blogging about the book total since 2008. 2018 saw a not-too-shabby total of 136 books. I’m not all that happy with it though; my goal for 2018 was 150 books. Despite a big push in the last… Read More 2018 Top Reads
New to holiday activities for me this year was the making and decorating of gingerbread cookies. Not just any gingerbread cookies. Oh no, we made ninjabread cookies.
As previously mentioned on Small Pond, I like board games. I like games that involve strategy or tile laying or pressing my luck or worker placement or … well, really just about all board games. I was lucky enough to get a pass for the 2nd annual PAX Unplugged. It’s a 3-day convention devoted to… Read More Table Tales: Lots and Lots of Tables
I was going to start this post with something like “people have asked me, ‘Tammy, how do you approach writing?’” But let’s be honest – no one has asked. No one at all. I’m on an egotistical high after finishing my story in November and feel like the world’s best expert on writing, don’t you… Read More One Way to Write