Dungeons and Dragons, 4th Edition, 1st Impressions

We took the plunge earlier this month. We bought Daddy the 4e Players Handbook and Dungeon Masters Vault. After our first play session, I like the system but think the early learning curve is steeper than other editions. A list of acronyms is at the end. Family History Husband has played every edition so far, … Continue reading Dungeons and Dragons, 4th Edition, 1st Impressions

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Organizing Inherited Knitting Archives and Thinking of the Future

An elderly knitting friend who is cleaning her basement recently gave me several inches of paper. I’ll give it a good home, and we expect my daughter will do so after me. Most of it is going into the library or my filing cabinet, but a huge amount of carefully-collected, valuable information is being recycled. … Continue reading Organizing Inherited Knitting Archives and Thinking of the Future

Meme: Book memories

I was tagged by Jane, http://philangelus.wordpress.com/ 1. Do you associate reading particular books with the places you read them or events of the time you read them? Often, but not always. I can tell you when I read a book, roughly, but only associate the book with the time/place if it was a noticeably good … Continue reading Meme: Book memories

David Allen, Getting Things Done, the Art of Stress Free Productivity

The library finally called; it had been returned, and my name was next on the list. I found Allen a bit shallower than Covey. I had several pages of notes after reading Covey (then I got wise and bought the book), but I suspect I'll only have a page or two from Allen. Covey is … Continue reading David Allen, Getting Things Done, the Art of Stress Free Productivity