September 29, 2019

One of my pet peeves is when people shift their goal posts upon being confronted with facts that go against their narrative.  I understand why people do it, and at least when it happens in casual discourse, I think it's generally not something done with malice or intent...

September 22, 2019

Rating: A+
Length: 892 pages, standard hardcover page size

Despite being a fan of multiple early-1900s writers (like Edgar Allen Poe and Howard Phillips Lovecraft) and having a fondness for the low fantasy swords-and-sorcery subgenre, I'd never read any of Robert E. Howa...

September 22, 2019

I've said already that I think Monster Hunter World was a fantastic game (and that was before I spent about another 120 hours playing it).  Well, the Iceborne expansion game came out recently, and rather than jumping straight into the master rank content after a long br...

September 20, 2019

Rating: B-

Playing Time: 23 hours

I like Metroid-style games.  I likes roguelike games, too, as evidenced by my first game review.  Despite both of those facts, though, I was skeptical about a game claiming to combine those genres.  A large chunk of the fun of Metroid gam...

September 16, 2019

A little change-up was due for me.  Instead of doing two pass/fail workouts of three movements each, I did three pass/fail workouts of two movements each.  Then, instead of my usual six-set weekend challenge that follows on the heels of doing 100 burpees, I did 50 burpe...

September 8, 2019

I'm at a loss for what to talk about today.  I suppose I can mention that there's another author out there who also uses the name Ash Adler.  Any future releases by my hand will be mentioned here, so if you have some doubt about which Ash Adler is responsible for a cert...

September 2, 2019

Only four workouts this week, because my hamstrings got overloaded somewhere along the way and needed a little more time to recover.  Looking over my logs, it's been a trend since mid-June for every third week to have only four workouts.  That's marginally higher than m...

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