July 5, 2020

My leg felt good again after a break and a couple days of slightly lighter load, so I'm ready to ramp it back up again.  I would've preferred to have avoided the injury entirely, of course, but at least it's good that I caught and addressed it before it became something...

June 30, 2020

Anyone who’s paid attention to my rantings about traps in TTRPGs should know that I think having some understanding of how a trap’s trigger(s) and effect(s) actually work is critical.  Without that information, the players’ potential to interact with the trap is undercu...

June 27, 2020

I jumped into this new approach, and it seems I jumped a bit too hard, because I hurt something in my right leg.  It doesn't feel serious, and talking over with my trainer friend didn't raise any major concerns on his part either, so I hopeful that some rest and persona...

June 26, 2020

As mentioned in my last workout recap, I saw a personal trainer to evaluate where I'm at with my fitness level and talk about how to get where I want to be.  On the plus side, I have developed a good amount of raw strength.  On the down side, despite efforts and intenti...

June 20, 2020

After six straight weeks of five workouts, I dialed back to just four for this week.  Considering how the results went, I'm comfortable with admitting that I needed that extra day to recharge myself.

In related news, I might be shaking up my general regimen soon.  By hap...

June 18, 2020

In my series of posts on DM+1 play, I spent a fair number of electrons on talking about empowering the player by supporting their choices and intents.  As I'd said then, this is something that I think is a good practice in general, but it's especially important in DM+1...

June 16, 2020

I'd guess that most people who've swore off eating grains (or at least wheat) have wondered if there's a product that can substitute better for spaghetti than the usual spaghetti squash.  As it turns out, Asian glass noodles (as used in Korean japchae) do a good job of...