Monthly Archives: July 2018

Congratulations (belated) to Greg Rallo!

It’s very old news to my fellow Stars fans but I still wanted to get it out there regarding Greg Rallo, one of the original Stars to play in our inaugural season. He also came back two more times although … Continue reading

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Nada Surf 2018 (Let Go anniversary tour)

First of many digging out stories and despite this concert being almost two months ago, I still think it’s relevant; bands doing anniversary tours has been a thing lately. For me, if it’s Nada Surf, I’m there because The Stars are … Continue reading

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Fifty trips around the Sun

Well, I made it this far…and I’m mostly intact. Cancer? Nope Broken limbs? None yet Stroke? Nope Type II diabetes? Nope (or not yet) Any kind of genetic disorder that shortens one’s lifespan? Nope (not yet) Asthma…slight Compared to my … Continue reading

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Bestiary 4

The emphasis on Paizo’s fourth monster book and it has numerous worthwhile creatures in here, most of them being evil. As always, a few are collected from their Adventure Path series, the Nosferatu vampires which live in Ustalav (Pathfinder‘s version … Continue reading

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Fifteen years of marriage today

How I wish I were in Las Vegas right now. The heat doesn’t bother me as much. What should one expect anyway? It’s in the middle of the desert so there’s no point in whining over the weather/climate. Anyway…Somara and … Continue reading

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Update on my health, blech!

As I approach my fiftieth orbit around the Sun and deal with the inevitable allergies most Austin residents acquire, I pushed for more aggressive treatment, especially over my need to cough about every ten minutes. I finally received some steroids … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Asa

Earlier this month, Asa the dog and mascot of my primary care giver passed away peacefully. He managed to live over 15 years which I imagine is good for a pure-breed dog (allegedly pure-breeds have shorter lifespans than “mutts.”). Asa … Continue reading

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Mythic Adventures

Upon its introduction, I was skeptical and somewhat uninterested in Mythic since I really wanted Pathfinder’s equivalent to WOTC’s old Epic book; it covered characters at 21st and higher levels. Then the podcast my local comic/game store does got me to change … Continue reading

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RIP Steve Ditko

Steve Ditko is another famous artist who helped make Marvel Comics a big deal, namely through his co-creation/drawing of Spider-Man. If I recall correctly (and I hope my friend who actually draws comics can chime in), Stan Lee chose Ditko … Continue reading

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Thirteen years of Volume Five!

The anniversary was yesterday but I always just remember I started the blog-format around the Fourth of July. There are days I miss the older, original printed versions because technology has come pretty far in cost as well as ease. … Continue reading

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This month’s header, Bugs Bunny’s birthday

Every July we celebrate the wascally wabbit’s birthday (7/27/1940) and all the he has brought. I found a piece of art with him playing Brunhilde from The Ring in “What’s Opera Doc?” It’s not from a real cel, it’s a piece Chuck … Continue reading

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“Health” took some time off on me for the Summer

As per usual, if I’m writing, I’m feeling better and pulling it together. Part of the setback is also allergies. How I love coughing every ten minutes. Good things happened as well, namely my nephews who live in Qatar are … Continue reading

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