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Play Them All in 2015!

As the new year starts, I've decided to commit to a couple resolutions. Most of them are fairly personal. But one... while admittedly very geeky, I'm comfortable sharing with you. I'm going to play every single board game in my collection at least once before the end of the year

Baked Mac

On a beautifully rainy day in Tucson, I wandered across the intersection on my lunch break and paid a visit to Chopped. I figured on a day like today, a soup & salad type combo would be ideal. However, upon perusing the menu, my eyes bumped into a section titled

Expired Goods

Truth be told, we're all dying. It just happens to be that my wife has been dying faster than I have for the past several years. In some ways, after speaking with doctors and nurses in those first horribly confusing and frightening weeks, it felt like she suddenly had a

These are my jam

I realize the phrase is supposed to be, "this is my jam", but there are three songs I can't quit listening to on Rdio. Becoming the Archetype owns my ears when I hear one of these songs come on. I especially love the transition/build from gorgeous, yet mournful piano

Scorpion Hunting

While it's not unusual to encounter scorpions in the southwestern states, within the last two weeks, we've had two scorpions inside the house. If you've ever had the pleasure of "discovering" one with any part of your body, you'll completely understand why I've started hunting - and pulverizing - them