Quotes about Humanity, the Past and the Future

“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” – Albert Einstein “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein “I never think of the future. It comes soon […]


Wisdom, Knowledge and Intelligence Quotes

“You asked for wisdom? Hear these words. Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance; nothing fosters ignorance more than one’s own opinions; nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality.” – Sheri S. Tepper in The Vistor


Caffeinated Syrup

Start your morning with a bang

There are so many neat and unnecessary things in this world that you could blow your hard earned cash on.  In fact, most of the stuff out there is unneeded even if most of it isn’t neat.  But, for the college student that needs that morning pick-me-up after an all-night math proofing session I found […]


Halloween Planning Session 2012

Me (at the breakfast table): Alright kids I know it is a bit away but if I am going to sew costumes for Halloween this year I need to start figuring that out soon.  So what do you want to be? The girl: I want to be a Rainbow Dash. The boy: I want to […]


Why I Love Guild Wars 2 3

So, as many of you likely know, Guild Wars 2 will be releasing on Aug 28, 2012.  At our house this is exciting news, as I trust it is at many of yours as well. My husband and I pre-bought the game for both of us as our anniversary present this year back in April […]


Cheap Sci-Fi Costume Ideas

While most of my costuming tends towards the elaborate and rather expensive, I also have made some pretty low-budget costumes as well.  Here are a few ideas for cheap Sci-Fi themed costumes.  I hope you find something here that you can use. Mech Pilot: Decorate a helmet with a number or logo of your choice.  […]

Homemade mummy costume

High Crusade Flyer

The Ghost Returns for High Adventure on the Coast of Crusade

A few months ago our Call of Cthulhu DM ran a one night game of It Came from the Late, Late, Late Show.  I had never played the game before, though I had read through the rules a while ago.  For a long time now I have had a love for what I call the […]


Brief Review of We Didn’t Playtest This at All

Last week, we started our regular Friday gaming night session out by playing a few games of We Didn’t Playtest This at All while we waited for everyone to arrive. It is a neat little card game, rather humorous and a very quick play. I think we played four or five games in about 30 […]


Crappy Birthday – The Game 2

Here is a new game we played last week at our weekly gaming session, Crappy Birthday. It is a card game which is similar in play style to Apples to Apples. As the name of the game implies you are trying to give someone the worst present you can for their birthday. Each player has […]