COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, “Catching Up”, September 2020

- I do not have Covid-19... but I had a Covid scare. More on both, later. - This past Sunday (the 27th), I got to celebrate my older brother's birthday (a few days late) with the rest of the family. This was the first time that we all were together since mid-June. I wasn't sure … Continue reading COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, “Catching Up”, September 2020

‘Short Circuits’: Books, Games, and Podcasts, Oh My!

I do not have COVID-19... and this time, there's no '*'. I am on a new, temporary work schedule: I work from home on Mondays and Tuesdays, and work in the office Wednesdays through Fridays. This started this week and will go for the next 2 weeks, minimum (the other guy that is working from … Continue reading ‘Short Circuits’: Books, Games, and Podcasts, Oh My!

COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, 7/10-7/11

Song: "Sound The Alarm" by Thievery Corporation I'm not sure how to classify Thievery Corporation, other than "Awesome!". (I do not own this music - just linked it for your listening pleasure) I do not have COVID-19... I think. I have not been tested. But I did not feel... right... on Thursday or Friday, to the … Continue reading COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, 7/10-7/11

COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, 5/30

The nation is starting to open back up, for better or worse. Song: "Tumbleweed" by 9 Lazy 9(Disclaimer: I do not own any of the music that's linked in this post) Protests (from Associated Press) The deaths of George Lloyd in Minneapolis, the revealed-2-months-later death of Breeonna Taylor in Louisville, and the revealed-3-months-later-and-possibly-covered up murder … Continue reading COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, 5/30

Black History Month: Facts #5

Jerry Lawson, an Engineer, is generally credited as the first black game designer. Lawson was not only a self-taught engineer but one of the very few black engineers of his time. In 1976, after spending time at Queens College, Lawson developed the Fairchild Channel F, the first cartridge-bases console system that had a Pause button … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #5

Best of the Decade

After a days-long project, I have come up with various Top 10 lists for the entire decade. Louisville Stories Let's start off with 10 of the biggest news stories of the decade involving Metro Louisville. I can't say that they were THE 10 biggest stories but these 10 (plus the Honorable Mentions) did have significant … Continue reading Best of the Decade

First Impressions: “Pillars of Eternity”

'First Impression' posts deal with my thoughts and reactions to games after I've played through the Introduction or Tutorial stages, and perhaps made it to a major checkpoint.   Publisher: Paradox Interactive Developer: Obsidian Entertainment Released: March 26, 2015   Pillars of Eternity is an RPG that takes place on the world of Eora, where … Continue reading First Impressions: “Pillars of Eternity”

Inside The Terrordome: “Updates”

As the month... and year... and decade!... come to a close, here are some of things happening in The Terrordome: I scrapped a recent plan (and 3 posts) that involved me looking back at the decade's memorable events, 1 day and 1 post at a time. A stretch of working 24 out of 25 days … Continue reading Inside The Terrordome: “Updates”

Spooky Time: “Abbey Lewis”

It it the Halloween season, and one of the first ways to kick it off is through the MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplayer Game), World of Warcraft ("WoW"). The most recent expansion pack of WoW is called "Battle of Azeroth" (BfA), dealing with the re-ignited global war between the Alliance and the Horde, as well … Continue reading Spooky Time: “Abbey Lewis”