Playtime: Spider-Man (PS4)

Wow. Just wow. “Spider-Man” was incredible. I can, without a doubt, make that claim. Want to know why I’m so confident in that? Let’s start with the subjective and take a trip back down memory lane. When I was younger, I received my first console – a PS2. Now, we always had consoles in the house, but this one was mine. No sharing with my … Continue reading Playtime: Spider-Man (PS4)

Confession of a Failed Vegan

Last Christmas, a friend of mine who knew I was on a journey to improve my health gifted me a copy of “How Not to Die.” The book is a widely renowned study into nutrition and – not to oversimplify the nature of the work – presents numerous studies and evidence that a vegan lifestyle can help to ward off disease. I fully embraced the … Continue reading Confession of a Failed Vegan

Backlogged: Fracture

There are so many games, both in this generation and last, that I haven’t gotten around to playing. Because I’m a sucker for sales, I’ve accrued a huge backlog of games and sometimes I like to dig back into the archives when I pick what’s next to play. Even though these games might be older, I still feel some of them are worth writing about. … Continue reading Backlogged: Fracture

6 Tips to Reach Your Yearly Reading Goals

This week, I finished the 32nd book that I’ve read so far this year. My overall goal is to read at least 40 books in 2018 and I’m not entirely sure I’m going to hit that landmark, but at least I’ll come close. I was talking to my Mom about my reading habits and she was astounded that I’ve managed to devour that many titles. … Continue reading 6 Tips to Reach Your Yearly Reading Goals

Sweet Spiced Pork Kebabs

One of the troubling things that I have been dealing with lately is digestive issues. While we’re attempting to figure out what’s causing my problems, I’ve been doing some research on natural solutions that could help rightsize my gut. I stumbled across the Low FODMAP diet. FODMAPS are carbohydrates that the small intestine has trouble digesting and, apparently, restricting their consumption can help improve digestive … Continue reading Sweet Spiced Pork Kebabs

Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

“The Devil in the White City” was described to me as a true-crime thriller, covering the horrific murders of a serial killer who used the World Fair of Chicago to lure his victims.  I decided this would be an interesting book to fulfill one of the checklist items of my 2018 “Read Harder” challenge.  It would be intriguing and creepy, but would be far enough … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City