5 Thoughts: Gears 5

If you listened to Episode 6.9 of the Online Warriors Podcast, you’ve already heard some of my thoughts on Gears 5. However, I really enjoyed the game and felt it warranted a “5 Thoughts” article here on the blog. So here goes. *Please note, I don’t really play Gears multiplayer, so this will be focused on the campaign. 1) Gears 5 has one of the … Continue reading 5 Thoughts: Gears 5

Recipe Review: HelloFresh Buttered-Up Steak

What’s up nerds! It’s been a while, but I’m back! This time around, with all of the side projects that I have going on (like the fantastic podcast Online Warriors), I’m not going to make any schedules or set myself up to fail. However, I’m hoping I can get a variety of articles and content up whenever I have some free time. Recently, in my … Continue reading Recipe Review: HelloFresh Buttered-Up Steak

5 Thoughts: Horizon: Zero Dawn

“Horizon: Zero Dawn” is a critically acclaimed game that has been out for quite a while now, so instead of a full-fledged review I figured I would do a quick hit of 5 thoughts I had recorded in-the-moment while playing the game. 1) “Horizon: Zero Dawn” has such a truly unique setting and story. The mashup between early human civilization and advanced AI-technology is an … Continue reading 5 Thoughts: Horizon: Zero Dawn

The Importance of Hydration

A very good friend of mine recently went to the emergency room due to severe dehydration. His weekend was chock-full of activity – intense gym workouts, social drinks with friends, and lots of coffee (a diuretic) – but he wasn’t keeping up his water intake. This led to a few syncope (fainting) episodes that resembled mini-seizures followed by a morning of tests and IV fluids … Continue reading The Importance of Hydration

Bookmarked: West

Book Summary When the bones of a large, unknown creature crop up in the muds of Kentucky, Cy Bellman reads about the discovery in the newspaper and is absolutely captivated. As he goes through the motions of his daily life, he daydreams about the bones and the beasts to which they could possibly belong. Are the animals carnivores or herbivores? Do they travel in packs … Continue reading Bookmarked: West

Bookmarked: The Wife Between Us

I’ll try to keep this short and sweet, as it’s very difficult to discuss this novel without potentially spoiling the story for any new readers. That said, I highly recommend that if you haven’t already read this book, you go into it completely blind. The less you know about the story, the better it will be. Book Summary What would you do if your world … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Wife Between Us

Bookmarked: Watership Down

With the recent release of Netflix and BBC’s adaptation of “Watership Down,” I wanted to re-read the novel before setting in to watch the series. Here’s my review of the book. Book Summary “Watership Down” is a modern classic that follows the exploits of a group of rabbits who defect from their home warren and set out on an adventure to find a new homeland … Continue reading Bookmarked: Watership Down

Bookmarked: You

Book Summary: “You” follows Russell on his foray into game design when he joins “Black Arts,” a development team started by a group of his old high school friends. His friends turned their school coding project into a grandiose and successful franchise of fantasy RPGs, while Russell drifted away during college in an attempt to distance himself from his “nerdy” past. However, after feeling lost … Continue reading Bookmarked: You