I love board games. One of my newer favorites is Mice and Mystics from Plaid Hat Games. It’s a cooperative game, meaning you and your fellow players work together to “win” against the game. You win or lose together. Instead of choosing to play the race car or the red pawn, you pick a character. The… Read More Table Tales: Mice and Mystics
One of my favorite meals to make in the slow cooker is pot roast. I’ve ended up using a recipe for Mississippi Pot Roast after seeing a New York Times article on it. Go ahead, google Mississippi Pot Roast; you’ll see tons of results. Or you can stay here and I’ll tell you how I make.
Last post, I started to talk about Simon. Our stingray boat had a guy who drove it and then made sure we all got to hold a stingray. It also had Simon. Simon attached an anchor to the seabed. He also helped the other guy hand out flippers. That was the extent of Simon’s official… Read More A Natural Storyteller
It’s January and chilly. I’d like to remember a warmer time and a warmer place. A place where I was surrounded by stingrays and loving every second. Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island.
I keep adding more technology to my life. So far, it’s a good thing. The robot overlords haven’t achieved overlord status yet. I feel I could continue to function if the power goes out and not stand around screaming in a helpless panic. The newest tech member of my family is Alexa: two Dots to… Read More My Personal Assistant
It was a tremendous reading year for me. I read 163 books in 2016. Of that total, 143 books were books I’d never read before or at least not marked as read in Goodreads. 2016 was the top reading year since I’ve been keeping track of what I read. In 2008, I read 21 books.… Read More 2016’s Top Books
It turns out that grading myself monthly has absolutely no effect on goal achievement. It hasn’t made me exercise more or eat better or write more. In some cases, it’s had the opposite effect. “The report card is so bad for this month that it’s not even worth trying anything for the remaining weeks.” “I… Read More Last Report Card