Monthly Archives: May 2011

Settlers of Catan Lego Style

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One of the most enjoyable games I have ever played is Settlers of Catan.  It appears complicated, but the rules are actually rather simple — roll the dice, get resources, build items, win.  We play it most every night.  One … Continue reading


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Periodic Table of Story Telling

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Here is an image it is very easy to get lost while viewing.  Especially if you love to read as much as I do.  Just try and find a story that will not fit the elements in some way.


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Religion and Misunderstandings

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I love xkcd, and today’s comic is no slouch.  It appears to be three separate jokes, which is fine with me.  However, I find the first frame to be the best.  There are so many misunderstandings between religions, that it … Continue reading


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The true chain of power

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Today’s xkcd correctly represents the true chain of command when it comes to nuclear defense.


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Artists That Are Worth Their Salt

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While writing my last post, I came across the following quote in the Huffington Post. If the artist is worth his or her salt, then chances he or she has probably done something outre or controversial. This is insanity at … Continue reading


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Lawrence Welk vs. Common vs. White House

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So recently, the rapper Common was invited to share his work at a poetry reading at the White House.  There are quite a few opinions regarding this, and I would like to add my own. My decision to do this … Continue reading


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