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More or less anyway. Nice warm days, no need for a coat, chirping birds in the trees.


I seem to be celebrating by catching a cold; at least my throat has that telltale scratchiness. Fortunately I have the ability to make rather-good-if-I-say-so healthgiving sausage and potato soup, and can spend the evening curled up under my duvet watching Game of Thrones.

Life otherwise is fine; more layoffs at work, but none in my team. The job continues to generally not suck. It sounds like our local D&D group has enough people (11 if everyone turns up at once including the new guys!) that we might end up running two games, and I've volunteered to run a Dark Heresy game. I enjoyed running a Rogue Trader campaign a few years back, but was never quite sure how to make the setting work properly (if you own a giant spaceship and have like 10,000 crew, why would you ever put yourself at personal risk?). Dark Heresy is a step down in power level and especially if it's a secondary drop-in game for when we have too many people for the main game, I can make it pretty lethal if I wish. I've always kind of wanted to run something a bit more doom-y.

I'm pondering what to do with my holidays now I have a) European amounts of holiday and b) Europe right next door to go visit for less than the $1000+ it costs from Detroit. Might make a weekend trip to Paris with a friend or something in a few months. Or I'd love to see Rome. Might also make a trip to the coast; even though I moved away from the shore when I was 7, I've always missed the sea.

I seem to be cooking American food more now since I left the place. I've done fried chicken and chicken fried steak a couple of times, and am attempting to track down pimentos so I can do pimento cheese. I've even contemplated biscuits and gravy. I just found where Waitrose stash their buttermilk which should assist my leftpondian endeavours.

Date: 2013-04-23 12:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] abnormal-apathy.livejournal.com
I've been thinking about and wondering how you've been. Seems like things are going rather well for you! That makes me happy! Carry on!

Date: 2013-04-25 03:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dionysus1999.livejournal.com
Glad to hear no Dickens-like tragedies have befallen you. I'm working my way through David Brin's Uplift series for background on a GURPs Campaign I have planned, player recruitment is the next step.

My tech-priest was one of my favorite characters. In my own imagination his foot tall cylons took over the ship and he's unleashing a machine revolt against the Imperium.

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