Enjoy Something For What It Is

Bowling Across America By Mike Walsh I love games. I love playing them. I love learning about them. I even love reading about them. I love games so much that I have an Instagram page dedicated to nothing but games, @yardgamenation. I am always on the lookout for books about games in hopes that I … Continue reading Enjoy Something For What It Is

How Much is Too Much?

There is a good chance you are waking up from a night of overindulging, and if not last night, the holiday season likely meant consumption on a grand scale. Frankly, it’s one of my favorite things about the time from Halloween through New Year’s. To my doctor’s dismay, it is a time to consume. Candy … Continue reading How Much is Too Much?

White Christmas

In our corner of the world, the Pacific Northwest, we get a wide variety of weather. This year, it has been exceptionally varied. I saw the thermometer at my house hit 108; we got something called an atmosphere river which means it rained a lot and caused awful flooding. My phone is now telling me … Continue reading White Christmas

In Search of a Sunken Ship

I'm currently sitting in Maui, Hawaii, with a couple days left on our family vacation, waiting for it to get light out so that I begin my search once more. I'm staying on Sugar Beach, and there is a rumor of a sunken sailboat just a little way offshore in water shallow enough that it … Continue reading In Search of a Sunken Ship

Happy Halloween!

I have always loved Halloween. It was a night where it seemed rules were suspended. As a kid, I was able to run around neighborhoods to all hours of the night, taking candy from strangers while wearing anything I wanted. In my teen years, I continued to feel like rules were suspended until one night, … Continue reading Happy Halloween!

Lessons Learned: The World’s Greatest Backyard Games

The World's Greatest Backyard Games, by Mathew Grear Sometimes in life you meet people that have made the choice to go for it. They have a passion or something they want to accomplish, and they put their mind towards reaching that goal. Matt Grear, author of The World’s Greatest Backyard Games is one of those … Continue reading Lessons Learned: The World’s Greatest Backyard Games

While The World Sleeps

There is nothing more distracting to me than having other people around. If another human is in the room I’m talking to them, whether they like it or not, and just being in the same building with someone creates an urge almost as great. This has always meant that I had to find ways to … Continue reading While The World Sleeps

Friends

Best Friends Margaret the Cow with Pearl the Goat Although I'm sure everyone clicked through to hear about everyone's favorite sitcom that is not what I'm writing about, however, I am a huge fan so if you do want to chat about Friends the show just let me know. This is about two rather unlikely … Continue reading Friends

Talk to People

A fellow traveler in Crescent City with a Four Wheel Camper Project M on a Toyota Tacoma We just returned from a family road trip filled with adventures seeing national parks, exploring towns, and playing in a bunch of bodies of water. We camped, we Air B&B’ed, and we stayed in hotels. We love getting … Continue reading Talk to People

Play Time

As I have been talking to people over the last couple months the consistent theme is what they now see as important is a lot different than a year ago. They are trading maximizing the dollars they can make for enjoying what they do every day and who they do it with. Spending time with … Continue reading Play Time