My Life

Dungeons and Dragons

A couple of friends are introducing their daughters to D&D and I’m joining them for the ride. Last week we made characters (badly), and this weekend we’re supposed to start an adventure. I’m sure it will be a lot of fun, as this group can get quite rowdy and unfocused without much provocation. It’s been interesting dipping back into D&D. I haven’t played since I was fresh out of high

My tree

The last days of February have been extremely nice. I managed to walk out to my favorite tree on Sunday. It was nice to see the creek and fields behind it full of water from all the rain we’ve had over the last week or so. I love this spot and I love how I’ve gotten to see it in different conditions since late last summer. It makes me long

February Musings

Wandering Star I’m in a bit of aimless state this month. Painting has left my immediate headspace. I’m not playing many board games. I’m not really focused on much of anything other than the wedding and my buddy moving back to the area. I know big things are on the horizon, so maybe my brain is just waiting for those things to come. The next few months are going to

January Musings

Stair and Fountain in the Park of a Roman Villa Hubert Robert (France, Paris, 1733-1808) France, circa 1770 Oil on canvas I was lucky enough to get out to San Jose and Los Angeles last weekend for a quick visit with a friend. It was a whirlwind trip, but well worth it. While I was in LA, we stopped by LACMA so I could see my favorite painting, Stair and

2018: The Countdown Begins!

One hundred nine days. Sounds like a lot, but the way 2017 went, it’s really the blink of an eye. When I was still living in the Cities, M and I would do countdowns between each time we’d see each other in person, so we’re used to the idea. This time though, it’s the most important countdown of our lives. We’re in a good spot at the moment. Most of