I began playing Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) nearly fifteen years ago on an evening much like last night. I had come home from college the year previous after finding out that chasing women who want to get caught and drinking enough to pickle my liver weren't the sort of things that got you a degree.… Continue reading Why Did You Stop Writing Dyvers?
Just a quick post to let everyone know that there will be a short break in posting on the blog due to the volume of flooding around me. Right now we're not under an evacuation order but there's enough of it around that it has my attention. We're safe, so no worries for anyone out… Continue reading A Short Break due to Flooding
Among the many reasons why I moved away from blogger was how difficult it had become for me to do many of the basic tasks I wanted the blog to accomplish. This morning I had yet another example of that problem when I attempted to import Dyvers over to Dragons Never Sleep. The XML file… Continue reading Blogger is not Super Helpful
One of the things that I didn't do enough on my old blog was shout out to the people who are following me. So with this new one I'm going to do a better job of that by celebrating you crazy kids with the biggest electronic high-five I can muster! I'm only going to be… Continue reading Shout Out to the Family!
At one time I defended Zak Sabbath / Smith from the attacks of people I thought were playing a zero sum game of us versus them. I didn't realize at the time that he was playing it, and I had fallen for his tactics, until I started to behave in a way I found repulsive.… Continue reading A Word or Two about Zak Sabbath / Smith
So I just realized that there was a little bell in the upper, right-hand corner of the screen that lets me know when someone has left a comment to approve it to be on the blog. Sorry about that. I've got through everyone and the comments are all up.
For the last 29ish years I've been using the Eleventh Edition of the Hodges' Harbrace College Handbook. This has kept me in safe ground as far as citations go but it doesn't reflect any of the newer media - like websites and whatnot. A few years ago I found the MLA STYLE GUIDE online and… Continue reading Upgrading the Harbrace After Nearly 30 Years of Use