Arches

It’s worth it. Sitting in a building so over air conditioned that I’ve come to call my work space the “icecubicle”. I step out onto the concrete sidewalk on a sun drenched early summer day where the temperature is in the low 90s by near noon. I’m almost to the crosswalk as I walk along […]

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New York 1901: “The Age of Mansions in the Sky”

    The gangplank rises slightly off the pier caused by the gentle motion of the ship. I pause for only a few seconds before taking that first step to a new life. An image of that well worn gangplank stays with me still. It makes me realize I’m just one of many that have […]

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Letter Tycoon: Building an Alphabet Empire

    Letter Tycoon is a word game where your goal is to form words using the cards in your hand as well as 3 community cards. The longer the better. You earn money and stocks from the words you build. Money you earn allows you to buy letter patents. Owning the patent for a […]

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Animals on Board: Load your arc-beware of Noah

    So, I have this neighbor named Noah. Interesting fella. Flowing white beard wearing a robe that flows like his beard. Lots of kids too. I think I know how his beard became prematurely white. He claims to have inside information on the weather. Recently I’ve noticed more and more piles of lumber being […]

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Karuba published by Haba designed by Rudiger Dorn

Karuba and the Quest for Fortune and Glory

    Even the whiff of fortune and glory lures people out of nowhere. Inhaling deeply the only thing I get a whiff of is the salty air. Lifting a box of supplies from the boat then walking it to camp is a workout in itself. Bending over I set the box down. One corner […]

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Pups and the dog-eat-dog competition

          Pulling a seat away from the table and then sitting I do not feel nervous at all. Which is odd since it’s human nature to feel some tension before a competition begins. I’ve been here before. ¬†Glancing slightly up and to the left I notice the alpha suit for the […]

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