Expectations

We all have expectations. Some expectations we have for ourselves. For example, it’s been much easier for me to write and keep up with three blogs now that I have set up a posting schedule. Some expectations we have for others. I kind of like it that my family knows …

Quantifying Fun

I just listened to Mark Johnson’s always fabulous podcast, Boardgames To Go, and he and guest David Gullett were talking about the games they played in 2009. I’ve already written about my look back at 2009, but one of the topics that came up in their discussion was regarding what …

Game Stores

I’ve been thinking about game stores lately. Yesterday, I was driving through Bakersfield on my way from Fresno to UCLA, and it made me think of the hobby store where I used to buy games as a kid. Back in the 70’s, there weren’t a lot of stores solely dedicated …

TransEuropa

I’ve been pretty bummed out lately because I haven’t been able to play too many games, but early Wednesday evening I managed to talk my daughter into playing a game with me. It wasn’t hard to do. My daughter is awesome and is always great about playing games. Yay Hailey! …