No real post this week, because it's been pretty much none stop family stuff for the past several days, and will continue to be so in to next week. Instead, I just want to write down how thankful I am for my big, weird family, and for all our traditions and silly ideas. The holidays … Continue reading Happy holidays!
This past weekend I beat Final Fantasy VI for the first time. This is only the second Final Fantasy game I've ever finished, with the other being Final Fantasy VII back when I was in high school. FFVI is a game that I have heard for years is a classic, one of the greats, one … Continue reading I’m sad about finishing Final Fantasy VI
My wife is good enough and nerdy enough to go along with me on watching all sorts of ridiculous comic book and sci-fi movies, even though I don't go along with her for more grounded movies as often as I should. I've always preferred my fiction in some kind of an outlandish setting, be it … Continue reading Why “Wonder” and movies like it are hard for me to enjoy (a tribute to a good dog)
There's a story in my family that while my mom was going into labor, my older brother was kept occupied by teaching a family friend how to play the legend of Zelda on the Nintendo Entertainment System. I grew up with that original Nintendo and its classic games, and with an older brother who actually … Continue reading After 29 years, I beat The Legend of Zelda!