Category «Weekly Update»

Kalamazoo

Funny name for a place, isn’t it? It’s home to all kinds of interesting things, including a celery museum, a Lord of the Rings themed pizza parlour, and the University of Western Michigan, where I’ll be spending most of my week, along with over two thousand other scholars. It’s time for the International Congress on …

Birthday

My guitar and I at the New Quarterly Launch

It’s my birthday today, so I’m going to keep this short. It’s not the only reason to celebrate, though.

Hopeful

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I’ve had a pretty hopeful week. Headshots from the Heart is pushing into high gear, with help from great sponsors like Kwartzlab and MiniWarGaming.com. Dave G of Wargaming Tradecraft is customizing some War Machine miniatures into the characters from Borderlands, and is doing a great series on how that’s happening over on the Headshots site. …

Who’s Laughing Now, Mom?

that doesn’t mean what you think it means. One of the jokes I like to tell when I’m doing a juggling, magic, or musical performance is “When I told my mum that I was going to get a philosophy degree, she laughed and said I had to get a marketable skill. Well, who’s laughing now, …

Easter

I usually write these on the Sunday, as a reason to take a break from other things and look back on my week. But today I’m on the road, heading down to Sarnia to visit friends and family. I only see them about once a year, and that in itself is a new tradition, but …