I'm in absolute shock. It took about 13 hours for the first Kickstarter I've ever run to get funded. Granted, this was a pretty small goal, but I've been wanting an enamel pin of this silly design I made to exist for *years*, and it's incredible that it's going to actually happen. I've been really … Continue reading My First Kickstarter is already funded!
I've played through Final Fantasy VII exactly once. It was about 15 years ago, and I absolutely loved it. A few years after that, I started itching to play it again, but never got around to it. Then there started to be rumors of a remake, so I decided to wait. Then I started listening … Continue reading Returning to Midgar: FF7 and the Materia Lockdown Challenge
I am predisposed to liking Marvel movies; I'm a nerd who grew up on superheroes and comic books and video games. I've seen almost every MCU movie in theaters, usually within the first few days of them coming out, and I've had a great time with just about every one of them. I say all … Continue reading Captain Marvel is an Excellent Movie
If you know what a thermal is, and especially if you think of them wistfully, there's a good chance you read the Animorphs as a kid. There's a lot of things in this series that left an impression on me, but the idea of pillowy cushions of warm air letting a kind, sweet-hearted red-tailed hawk … Continue reading Thermals: A tribute to pillowy cushions of warm air in The Animorphs
Yesterday my wife and I drove from Central Oregon to Seattle. It took us just over 7 hours, with only a few stops along the way. We pretty much entirely avoided traffic, and didn't speed. Even on the expressway of Highway 97 through Bend, OR. Where the speed limit is 45 miles per hour. Through … Continue reading Speed limits are important, even if they are frustrating.