Category: Self

Carcassonne Boards

A gallery of my past completed Carcassonne Boards.

Union Pacific 4023

On a hill up in Omaha, Nebraska is a remnant on an old era, the era of steam locomotives.This particular engine is a Union Pacific Big Boy, one of only 25 ever produced for their namesake company. Only 8 of these amazing machines still exist in the world and 7 of those are on display.…

The Power of Conversation

I just got back from my weekend adventure in San Francisco. The cradle of innovation, Silicon Valley, the city by the bay, all the names that I have heard people call this place, but I was not there to change the worlds problems. I was in San Francisco to hang out with my friend. Earlier…

Pokemon Go

I will start off by saying that I was very late to start this game. It was released on July 6th, 2016 and it took me on August 18th, 2016. Based on the reactions I have seen online looking for tips, I am guess my first experience was slightly different compared to those who started…

Zaxby’s

The 2014 Heart of Dallas Bowl featured the Illinois Fighting Illini facing off against Louisiana Tech playing in the historic Cotton Bowl stadium near downtown Dallas, TX. After several terrible years I figured I had to go to this bowl game because who knows when another one will come around? The game itself is something…

100,000

I use a car almost every day of my life. Without this strange contraption running on dead dinosaurs, I would not be able to get to work, to the store, to the airport, or pretty much anywhere. Since my own car went over 100,000 miles this week I just wanted to give it a shout…

Google Fi

Ever since I have had a cell phone, I have run on Verizon Wireless. Big Red has connected my cell phones to the rest of the world and to be fair it worked rather well (as long as I was in the United States). Times are a changing and I figured now was the time…

Carcassonne is Life

Everyone who knows me well knows about the game Carcassonne. Its a german tile laying game first published in 2000 by Hans In Gluck. Its name is take from a medieval fortified town in south France also called Carcassonne. Mimicking a simplified version of medieval Europe the game is based around three basic assets: Cities,…

The Steps You Will Take

Due to a little bit of help from mother nature (i.e. massive thunderstorms) I was able to attend a postponed football game at my Alma Mater, The University of Illinois. I drove the two hours south and enjoyed a day that was very much like back in the days of college. This means I walked…