Right now is that dangerous moment when I could just decide to let myself go, and admit that while I haven’t done great in life, I’m still 30 pounds lighter than I was fifteen years ago and what’s five more?
But I probably shouldn’t have eaten all that food.
In other news, I’m still fairly burned out of gaming, although I’ve been tinkering around with Dominion: Dark Ages. It does slow the game down, but I think I may pick up Guilds or Adventures anyway. Man I miss Isotropic.
I’m watching (with the boy) Agents of Shield, 2nd season, and I remembered something. After ST:TNG had the Best of Both Worlds cliffhanger, some writer friends of mine hashed out a Bible for the next season, and the points that I remember were:
- The Enterprise should spend a half season – or more – fighting behind enemy lines.
- The loss should shake up the team, force promotions/demotions, etc.
- There should be real risks, probably even kill a major character.
- It should be a serialized story
And it occurs to me that AoS is doing this (although I’m only halfway done with the season). And whereas all those ideas were ludicrous for 1990, now it’s just enough to keep my interest, but not surprising that a show does this.
Go Manny Machado! He’s on the Orioles and my fantasy team, and have a monster day (2 more HR, bringing him to 11 on the season). My team has finally pulled back up to .500, after a disastrous first month, but I’ve finally got a mostly healthy team.