...if I find 'em, I'll kick their carapaces So I'm looking at the archives for January and it seems I did not post on a Wednesday all month. Well, except for today. Anyway, in other news, it seems that An Undiscovered Island In The Pacific is the winner of the most recent Adventure Seed poll. … Continue reading Wicked Turtles Shot My Baby Down
...and I reckon I do all of the above as I age Birthday Update Went to the Indian buffet for lunch. Good food and I partook of it robustly. May explode soon. Gifted myself with a couple of used CD's (Tom Waits Closing Time and The Ramones Ramonesmania)from Dimple Records. Wrassled with the girls and … Continue reading Wine Gets Mellow And Gains Character, Cheese Gets Stronger And Smellier
...what with that flogger and those red come fuck me shoes Birthday Weekend Update I'm about 3.5 pints into me Guinness just now. Decided not to have cake, but bought lots of ice cream. Today was Game Day and I made two kinds of killer salsa and some fuckin' ay great guacamole. Watched episode 2 … Continue reading Not Quite Your Usual Suburban Mom
...take that, you corporate scalawags Breaking...or maybe breakable...News I just recieved this email... Greetings Gamers, Today we have some sad news for you – we are announcing the closure of Gen Con So Cal. This event will not happen in 2007. We would like to thank all the companies in the hobby game industry who … Continue reading Mrs. Wangdoodle Sticks It To The Man
...and the sun setting in the Pacific Adventure Seed Update Looks like Mysterious Event is gonna be our winner. I'll wait until tomorrow to post the next poll. Stuff The laptop has caught some kind of virus, so I'm forced to use our ancient desktop computer until Grace can weave her Technomantic spells and fix … Continue reading Dreaming Of Macaws And Pork Fried Rice
...I know it's not nice, but it will suffice I know, I know...BAD Doc:) Ok, folks, today we start on adventure seed #2. The connection with the first adventure seed is Shanghai. More blogstuff later.
...and other tales your mother warned you about Cryptic Announcement Soon, like in a day or so, some of you will get an invite to be the LJ friend of shadowgm. Take the offer, because Uncle Doc is up to something and he wants some of you to be part of it. That is all.
...just call me Winkerdog, cause I'm in need of some restraint Maybe I'll post the rest tomorrow:) Ok, our poll winners were: S.F. Chinatown, the Devolving Drug and both The Mysterious Miss Muerte and Dr. Wu, Evil Oriental Genius. And so... Adventure Seed #1: The Devolver (written in the style of the back cover blurb … Continue reading Sympathy For The Basset
...using only a net, some old socks and a pie Stuff-O-Rama 1: Watched The Dresden Files on Sci Fi Channel. Pretty good adaptation, despite a couple of slightly jarring changes from the books. The actor playing Harry does a fine job. 2: I went and bought tea and spices from the herb/spice lady at the … Continue reading The Nine Ways To Catch A Hippo
...go to Las Vegas, June, 1979 Ok, folks, another poll, with the actual Adventure Seed appearing mid week. You have three questions today. I'll take the top scorers in Questions 2 & 3 and the top three scorers in Question 1. By the way, 1930's Pulp beat out the 2nd place choice, Steampunk, by a … Continue reading The Girl With The Smile And The Guy With The Grin
...from the August 1898 issue Stuff...We Got Stuff 1: Not trying to sound whiny here, but fuck this freezing cold! 2: Since I can use some extra money for everything from gardening to this years GenCon trip, I'm gonna start on a "writing for money" project. Maybe two...I haven't decided yet. 3: Hmmm...my birthday is … Continue reading The Thrilling Adventures Of Doctor Tempest Versus The Zombie Lord
...down El Paso way My Girls Are Queens The proof is here!
...and a lion eats him Ok, Gentle Reader, here is a poll to kick off my 2007 LJ Gaming Project #1: Linked Adventure Seeds. Go ahead and check the genre you like best. I'll post the first Adventure Seed this weekend.
...ribbit, ribbit, YAWN Well, another afternoon of gaming has come and gone. The characters managed to: capture some bandits...make a deal to help the Faery Summer Court...get to the big city and sell some loot...make a deal with a wizard to go on a treasure hunt if he raises them to third level...go out partying … Continue reading Sleepy Frogs
...well, it was the garden what froze, mate So yeah, it's been freezing up pretty solidly here the last few nights and the plants in my garden are getting bitchslapped around. Now, I run a pretty Darwinian garden, so I don't overly coddle my plants. It's live or die out there. Oh sure, I mulch … Continue reading The Horticultural Whore Freezes Up
...back in 1976 Just to explain the subject line: Kelly is my brother and he was 16 in 1976. He was training to be a rodeo clown...until a bull's horn raked his stomach and came withing a half inch of gutting him. After that, the whole rodeo clown thing became less interesting to him. The … Continue reading Kelly The Rodeo Clown
...ewwwww! Not much going on here at the old homestead. Grace's bout with the flu has mutated into bronchitis, so she's on antibiotics. I'm about 98% back to normal, with just the odd cough to contend with. The girls are very healthy and full of piss & vinegar. I have some projects to start here … Continue reading Milkbeer
...unlike doors in my house Finally, the Last Episode of this year's post. Whew! I mention dogs a lot in my subject lines. Here are my doggie entries that are not about Daisy & Winker Happy Dancing Pooch Dogs (these are the best sort of dog) Bouncy Dog Revue Dogs On Harleys, Cats With Guns … Continue reading The Doors In My Head Resist Slamming
...they'll rip yer damned face off Here's Part Three of Some of the subjects I come up with sound like book or movie or even song titles. Actually, quite a damned lot of them do, so they have been assembled below for your amusement. Wandering In The Desert Of Dreams (this sounds like either an … Continue reading Don’t Stare At The Wild Prunes
...waiting for a guy with a truck Not much happening at Casa Cross today...or any day during the last week. Grace and I continue to slowly recover from this fuckin' nastyass flu. Took the girls (who are healthy as can be, thanks) to the dog park yesterday. There were nearly 50 dogs there, including another … Continue reading A Long Night In The City Of Fog
...red rain Well well, here's Part Two of In 2006, I did a short run of James Bond movie title spoofs. I think I'll do some more this year. From Russia With Blog Blogfinger (this one sounds vaguely nasty) Live And Let Blog The Man With The Golden Blog A fair percentage of my blog … Continue reading Warm Thunder
...featuring her pet sheep, Isabelle Ok, folks, here's Part One of As I did last year, I've divided up the subjects into sections and added comments where I felt they were necessary. For starters, let's look at some of my recurring themes. Good old Bucky & Squint have been popping up as blog subjects since … Continue reading The Humorously Frightening Story Of Mostly Purple Patty And The Ugly Walrus
...thus is my world So, after sleeping about 11 hours last night, then waking up with that empty shakyass nasty feeling you get when you are coming down off drugs (said drugs being the ones prescribed to me by the ER doc), I'm finally feeling like a mere 2.25 pounds of shit in a 2 … Continue reading Classic Motown, Pig Ears, Miss Daisy And The Winkerdog
So, as per my last post, I'm sicker than shit. About 1:00 AM Sunday morning, unable to sleep and having regular choking sessions, I had Grace take me over to the E.R. at our local hospital, which is about a 2 minute drive from our house. Once there, I had a 4.5 hour wait before … Continue reading Urgh!