My biggest hobby is board gaming, as you can see from my Instagram feed on the left side, though it is often difficult to get new people into them because of a couple of preconceived notions most have about them. The Shut Up & Sit Down crew has made a wonderful video to kind of explain a little bit about the brave new world of board games and why gamers are so taken by them. As my brother will be coming over for a game night this evening, and I was just recently able to get him into the hobby, I thought this post was appropriate.
This is an article by Bret Stephens at The Wall Street Journal. I am not sure if you will be able to access this article, I have checked it several times and sometimes it shows as being behind a paywall, but it is worth a try. This is a commencement address which speaks to the immaturity of the current graduates. It was a follow up to his commencement address to the Class of 2012, though I think the new one is the better of the two. It is a good thing to see people speaking out against this ridiculous culture of coddling we are fostering, but we have a long way to go before the pendulum reaches the apex. I am posting the entire article here just in case the link doesn’t work. Continue reading
Something fun I ran across. Today was a bit too serious so this was a nice 30 second break to remind me why we’ve started this journey.