Category Archives: Rants

Character sheets

I have a real hate-on for character sheets this morning. I mean, what’s the point of all this inane babble? Likes and dislikes? Hobbies? Who cares? I care about what the character is like as a person, how they act … Continue reading

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On discrimination against Domestic Partners

Here are the documentation requirements to add Chaos as my domestic partner this year (increased from last year, so I have to submit all over again): Three of the following documents that show financial interdependency for the immediate prior 12 … Continue reading

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Stuff that bugs me: music

You ever hear a song and have a thought and now you can’t not hear that? Yeah, I got a few of those. You just gotta ignite the light and let it shine; just own the night like the Forth … Continue reading

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Flowers

Happy Valentine’s day! I paid the overpriced sums for some flowers for my partner: Gorgeous, though not quite as advertised…. For $50 I’d expect the blooms to be open :( Next time I’ll pay exorbitant fees to a local florist … Continue reading

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Lazy blogging

I follow a number of food blogs in my rss reader, mostly for recipes; today, these two blog entries showed up overnight (or maybe early this morning): Exibit A: thekitchn.com Exibit B: Serious Eats TheKitchn’s open thread formula is as … Continue reading

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On homophobic statements

While reading a thread about gay characters in fiction that managed to derail utterly into a tirade of bigotry met with understandably scornful wrath on the part of various gay members of the forums before being locked, one exchange startled … Continue reading

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A rant on project management (Nano update)

For those who don’t know, NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is an initiative sponsored by the nonprofit Office of Letters and Light to get people to sit down and actually write the novel they’ve been saying they’d get … Continue reading

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