I really enjoy watching the Inspector Morse series. What I can watch online I have and the rest I get on DVD via Netflix. The Inspector Lewis spinoff is even more enjoyable and I'm finally up to the current series. I got to wondering today though if some day I'll be watching a series titled … Continue reading A Series of Inspectors
I've noticed something. It seems that when I'm going through a particularly creative phase that my tastes switch from Coffee to Tea. I wonder why?
I love the paperless office concept. Both in business and personal life I have made a concerted effort to reduce the amount of physical paper I use, instead opting for electronic notes. To make this work it is necessary to have some excellent computing tools. One of my favorite is Evernote. This app, available on … Continue reading Electrons Haven’t Taken Over Yet
Over the years I have developed countless campaign worlds for role-playing games. When constructing a new campaign world I almost invariably start with two things: geography and religion. These two things shape culture and history even in our own "real" world. Geography impresses upon the people who dwell there a certain framework. They plant the … Continue reading World Building: Maps and Faiths
“It's a pretty decisive defeat for the viewpoint that kids belong to the government first and the family second,” High court: Home schools not required to follow public school calendar
Today one of my children turns seven. Here's how the conversation this morning went. Me: "Happy Birthday! How old are you now?" A2: "Seven." Me: "Seven? Wow, you're getting old." A2: With a sad face, "M- says when J- is twelve that Minecraft won't exist anymore." Me: ... On this day, the celebration of having … Continue reading Conversation with a Birthday Girl
Given my own musical interests and style several friends have recommended I listen to Mumford & Sons. So I have. Several times. Just finished listening to Sigh No More. I really like their musical sound of, but their lyrics just don't speak to me. I want to like them, but they leave me flat... Sigh ... … Continue reading Sigh Some More