Tag Archives: video games

Goal Post: A Short Week of Work and a Long One of Parenting

Let’s hear it for a 4-day weekend!  (ADD-ON:  BIG ANNOUNCEMENT ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1ST!) As much as I love my job, I’m happy that I get 4 days with my son.  Going to a movie today, Lion King on Broadway … Continue reading

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The Defeated of the Summer

As some may remember, I worked at a summer camp this year.  My job was to run the indoor areas like the game room and the arcade.  Throughout the summer, I had some time to play a few video games … Continue reading

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Old Video Game Songs That Come Back to Me

Working in an arcade room with an old NES and Super NES has done one odd thing.  I’ve found some classic games and remember the songs.  There have been a few times that I’ve put a game on just to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Game of Books (The Tower in the Mist by Deby Fredericks)

The Tower in the Mist Mages vs. Amazons vs. Giant Badger vs. Tyranny Zathi’s job is to capture renegade mages, but Keilos isn’t like any other mage she’s dealt with. Her drive to bring him in only leads them deeper … Continue reading

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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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