Resolved: The best bowl of cereal is the last bowl in a bag of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
Gary Paulsen, best known for writing the YA novel ‘Hatchet’ (though he wrote a lot more), died today. I remember reading that book in school. I’m glad he wrote it, and glad I read it.
ICYMI, I wrote about my experience at Geekway 2021 this year. My wife and I played 24 different games. A few standouts:
- Rolling Realms
- Islands in the Mist
- Holi: Festival of Colors
- Dice Miner
Getting vicariously exhausted/stress-sweaty being here while a couple delivery folks try to maneuver a freezer into my house and down the steps into my basement. My body had a literal physical response, which I did not anticipate. Interesting.
Opening evening of Geekway to the West in the books. Everybody vaccinated and masked while playing in the common areas. We played three play-and-win games: Renature, Blossoms and Santa Monica. Finished just before midnight. Not too bad.
Black Walnuts product meeting: We’ve created the most delicious snack possible. How do we market this thing? —Put it in the hardest to open packaging ever created! —That’s genius, what else? —What if it also stained your hands for a week? —Promotions for everyone!
Remember 2011? For the #STLCards, Game 6 lives forever, but how about Game 162? The Cards were 8.5 back in the wildcard race (only 1 spot) at the beginning of September but pulled even with Atlanta before the final day of the season. All times Central (and approximate).
⚾️ You probably have one or two games you consider the best ever for your team. But exactly one decade ago tonight was the greatest night in Major League Baseball.
The opening to the new season of Bake Off was really quite something.
I’m watching Space Jam for probably the first time since it came out, and friends, however weird you remember this film to be, I guarantee your memory is not doing it justice.