Showing posts from October 2, 2011

Day 9: Emerald Escapades

Taking a completely personal perspective, I'm feeling a bit re energized about some of my hobbies. Particularly the storytelling and gaming spaces. This week I re-launched the Tuesday night Pathfinder game with a mostly new group of players. I say mostly new because, well Jason and Aaron are not new at all. Selecting the approach for this resurrected activity entailed figuring out just how much energy I have to "run" a game on a weekly basis. The answer probably is not enough. My intent was always to take a break from behind the stone screen, to reengage with that inner drive to be a character, not every other character in a story. Sometimes (meaning usually) things don't turn out quite as planned, so instead I'm the man again. Pathfinder has a wonderful series of published adventures that now cover a large swath of the traditional fantasy setting conventions. While my last attempt - Secondary Shadows - was focused on a conspiracy from the underground dwelli

Day 8: Freefall Fare

Absent for about a month, I am finally taking some time to put down my recent thoughts and some of the things that are going on in my life. Right now I'm dealing with a lot of uncertainty. Uncertainty about my career and it's path. Uncertainty around our family goals and needs. Just general uncertainty. I'm not looking to make this blog a personal blog about how hard life is or how rough the world treats me because frankly life is not as hard for me as for some, and the world doesn't single anyone out - it just is what it is and we all experience it in our own way. Instead I thought I'd just share some general things.. and hopefully I'll get the time to come back and do something more focused and blog-centric later this week. I recently acquired a bike. Not one of those Schwin things, or a Harley, but damned near something in between - a road bike. I've been trying to get to this point for many years now - my health is okay and my fitness is deteri