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A Week of Fun, Chilly Weather, and Sleeping In

This was Winter Break for my son and myself, which meant it was time to set up daily adventures.  Preferably those that don’t require waking up before the sun.  The weather was chilly at parts . . . warm enough … Continue reading

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Ode to the Collecting Hero

A quest from long ago Search the world To find the weapons That will save the day And bring peace to all * Never that simple With pieces lost And monsters on the path Strength is gained From such a … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 73-100 + Bonus Level

Zee Finale! The Code Our secret weapon Giving us a needed edge Against unfair foes * The Olden Days of Blocky Limbs Razor edged pixels A step above stick figures Acknowledge your past * Striving for Beyond Realism I see … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 17-44

Way back in 2013, I started posts under this title.  Originally, these Haiku were going to be part of a book with pictures, which hid letters for a final Haiku.  Played off the Easter Egg idea, but the artist couldn’t … Continue reading

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Something Stinks: The ‘Fun’ of Sewer Adventures

Dear Creators, All of us protagonist and supporting cast characters got together because we have a concern.  This has been on our minds ever since we realized that all of us have gone through the same thing.  To be honest, … Continue reading

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Geeking Out . . . or Not

Way back in March, I was asked what I ‘Geek Out’ on.  For those that don’t know the term, it means flipping out in ecstasy about a certain thing.  It could be a movie, a TV show, a book series, … Continue reading

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Video Games of Influence

I was asked if there were any video games that influenced my writing.  First, I should mention that I went from an Atari 2600 to a Super Nintendo.   So I only played the old NES when I got together with … Continue reading

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