navel gazing

The Sense of an Ending

Still going through some weird emotional ups and downs.  These things happen; sometimes it’s a chemical thing and sometimes it’s politics and sometimes it’s a bunch of bad personal/family/friend news and sometimes it’s just out of the blue.  At this… Read More ›

Moody in Manhattan

Serious, heavy-duty case of the Mondays going on here.  I came this close to taking a mental health day, except my son was also having a serious heavy-duty case of the Mondays, and if I can’t set a good example for him,… Read More ›

distracted and dismayed

Yes, it’s been a while.  No, I’m not dead. It is very hard to write about videogames while Donald Trump is still President.  Indeed, it is very hard to enjoy videogames while Donald Trump is President.  I sit in my basement… Read More ›

The End Of Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda Current Status:  credits have rolled.  Approximately 60 hours, approximately 80% game completion.  Level 53.  Still a few side quests to tool around with, as well as a narrative epilogue to wrap up. It’s interesting to me how,… Read More ›

The Friday Funk

When even Twitter being adorable can’t snap you out of a melancholy mood, you know you’re in trouble. This is the best thing I’ve ever seen. pic.twitter.com/xBEcHkmBzM — Jon Holmes (@jonholmes1) March 10, 2017 1. Here’s something positive – I’ve… Read More ›

checked out

So it’s been, what, 3 weeks since I started taking new head meds?  Something like that.  I have definitely noticed a change; the mood swings are almost totally gone, and if I feel blue every once in a while it’s… Read More ›