Monthly Archives: June 2012

Play-Offs

Finally. Play-offs are coming to college football in 2014. No more of this BCS computer ranking BCS. That always felt so cheap. Now, it’s only going to be 4 teams, and it’s unclear how those 4 teams will be selected. …

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Dresden Files

I just finished listening to “Ghost Stories” by Jim Butcher. I started the series a few years ago. Picked up “Storm Front” as a beach read and really enjoyed it. I got into the audio books after about book 5 …

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STO Character Profile: Jaarod Naris part 2

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Starfleet Dossier: Jaarod Naris (circa 2407) Rank: Captain Species: Bajoran Assignment: Commanding Officer, USS Florida In 2404, Jaarod was promoted to the rank of Captain.  The Audacious was reassigned as the command ship for Squadron 7316, operating as part of Task Group 73 out …

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Fitness Update

A few months ago, I announced to the internet that I was overweight and wanted to do something about it. Then my son was born. The feeble fitness/diet plan I started died a quick death to baby fatigue. But now …

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To SWTOR or not to SWTOR

I got an email from Bioware the other day informing me that my account was almost due to be renewed. This I think is a nice feature. Most reoccurring subscriptions just charged you without warning.  I had originally paid for …

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Publishing- The Way it Should Be

My publisher, Grey Gecko Press, is currently running an Indie GoGo campaign in order to raise some capital to pay for some expansion. It’s a small publisher that’s just getting started so doesn’t have a lot in the way of …

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Contest Winners!

Here are the lucky winners for the Aristeia Contest. I used the Wizards custom dice roller to roll 6 random numbers. Grand Prize (4 hardbacks): Katje Van Loon. Winning Entry: Blog post from Gossip Diet First Prize (Hardbacks of Aristeia 1 and …

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STO Character Profile: Commander Jaarod Naris

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Last week I mentioned I had started toying around in STO again and talked a little bit about my alt Andorian.  That got me thinking about a fun writing exercise, why not write up a character profile for my main …

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King Me!

Today is launch day for Civilization V: Of Gods and Kings. I’ve been holding off on playing a Civ game for the last few months so that I’d be ready to dive into for the expansion and not burned out. …

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Little Rebellion Launch Reflections

The contest is over and the winners have been selected. I’m still in the process of contacting them so until I get a confirmed shipping address, I won’t be announcing the winners. But I would like to reflect back on …

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