0
Jun
16
2017

Maid Marion

Tomorrow, Games Workshop launches their new edition of Warhammer 40,000 in the U.S. I had a little piece written up about how I was proud of where the company is today, how the new rules were exciting, and other such things.   Then I looked at Facebook. And decided I needed to write a different […]

0
Jan
25
2017

Struggling

Struggling.   I’m struggling a little in more than a handful of places in my life right now.   The commute for my job takes a huge chunk of flexibility and time out of my day. I dread when snow and ice season hits. I’m slowly getting used to it, but still worry how it […]

0
Nov
22
2016

Relevancy ..

Public service announcement : I’ve had two friends consider/attempt to kill themselves this week. Not sure who knows, but 23 years-and-change ago my good friend Nana Prom committed suicide. I watched the people important to me tear themselves apart during the aftermath. It took me years .. decades .. to come to terms with how […]

0
Oct
14
2016

No Emergency Contact.

Over the weekend, while playing with woodworking tools, I did some damage to myself. It was kinda gross, very alarming, and necessitated a trip to the ER. I’ve been cautioned that it will take me months to recover the use of my right hand. Stubborn Steve says “Yeah, I can shave some of that time […]

0
Jun
26
2016

Let’s put the Ex back in sEx.

People always *say* they change. The truth is, changing who you choose to be is actually very, very difficult. In order to change, you almost need to totally forget your past. Your mistakes, other people’s mistakes, life’s mistakes. All of it. If you carry any of that history around, with a shred of concern for […]

0
Apr
14
2016

Life is full of ‘Nevers’.

“I’ll never do that!” I’ve made that statement hundreds of times in my life. Drew lines in blood that I swore to the Universe I wouldn’t cross. And every time .. every *single* time .. the Universe laughed, and waited until I did. “I’ll never have kids!” Said the guy who is now the proud […]

0
Jan
11
2016

Martian Spiders

The descending  emphasis on the words “We can be us, just for one day”, is what always makes them speak to me. Everyone has a favorite David Bowie song, and “Heroes” is mine. A wistfully haunting song that I’ve always interpreted as the exchange between two lovers who have something wonderful, but are choosing to […]

0
Dec
09
2015

Going Home

December 5th this year was an important day. Not for everyone mind you, but for certain folks, it was the day where a friend’s death passed its equinox. Waddhana Chhom Prom, known as Nana to anyone American, silently crossed over the line of being dead longer than he was alive. As many of us that […]

0
Dec
05
2015

Roll for initiative, It’s Gary Gygax day!

[This was originally written on July 27, 2015 – but not posted immediately to preserve the surprise.] Today .. I ordered some dice. That might not seem like a big deal, and truth be told it really isn’t, but that one task carried a lot more significance that you might think. December 5th this year […]

3
Oct
19
2015

Letting go …

Will I ever send this as a letter? No. Would you even read it? Doubtful. But with love, like math, it’s always good to show your work 🙂 Our relationship. It was short, it was mean, we fought dirty – twisting the knife. To hurt. Both of us in different ways, for different reasons. I’m […]

© 2017 Digital Brain Dump All rights reserved. | Powered by WordPress
Theme created by @julienrenaux