Balloon Cup

I’ve been making it a regular habit to play a game or two with my 10 year-old daughter in the evenings, if she’s done her homework, chores, etc. We’ve been doing this for almost a year now, and it’s been a really great way to spend time together. Last night …

Magic the Gathering

I first encountered Magic the Gathering sometime in the early 1990s. I was at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, and I noticed some folks playing a cool looking card game in their camp one evening. I think they had come down from Washington state, and they brought this nifty little …

Canadian Salad

Last night my wife and I went over to have dinner with some good friends of ours. We had a great meal and then did our best to play some cards while the youngsters played as loudly as they could. Our friends Nate and Rachel are fabulous people, and they …