the black gate

I worked at Mississippi’s State of the State last night. It’s always been interesting working in and around the capitol building. Long day and late night though. Looks like I’m going to have a good turnout for my “I need to learn how to play Smash Brothers WiiU” get together …

Cookies and shit

Talked to the guy about playing Infinity and Malifaux. Ordered a bunch of Malifaux. Also got some foam for my DZC. It’s Girl Scout cookie season and I just ordered 29 boxes? I never eat them all I usually end up giving them out at work. Makes me think of my …

Creepy tabletop

I started “The black tapes podcast”. I really like it. The voice acting is a little spotty but it really gave me goosebumps. I missed a learning tournament for “Star Wars: Armada” today. I really like fleet based tabletop gaming and that one really interests me. I heard of a …

Government Snow

Today at work we set up for the yearly “state of the state” broadcast. As a history student being in older government buildings is always fascinating. You can the feel the weight of the decisions made there sometimes. We had snow flurries off and on all day today. I will …

Today 

at work we recorded the first episode of our political show. The set up for it was a bit of a nightmare Power consumption and signal splitting were rampant. I started the podcast “the message” because it was mentioned in a review of a game I was interested in called …

Friends

Thought about this and talked about this a lot lately. I’m not happy with how my friend list looks nowadays. I moved to the Jackson area and lost my core group, post divorce I cut out even more. Now I understand that some of it is my fault, but it …

Working Man

I have been working since age 13. I didn’t have a choice in the matter, started working for free at my dads pharmacy. Six days a week in the summer and every Saturday year round. I learned a lot about the world working there. It was way different than my …

Happy Holidays

It’s been interesting watching my kids react to the holidays. Full of excitement about seeing cousins and other family. We all remember this right? What happened? I think it all starts to fall apart around the time kids become teenagers. Once you get to driving age, you are no longer locked …