The Ghosts of Violence & Our Better Angels | Weekend Wishes

On November 20th of this year the president opened his statement regarding Saudi Arabia thusly: “The world is a very dangerous place! Was he fear-mongering? For all the gray surrounding him, he told his truth in that statement. I don’t think he was lying or exaggerating. I read the piece in its entirety. Some of…

The 25th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition

Last week I skipped the Tabletop Letters post. I had family in town and didn’t manage to play any games before (or since). I don’t think they’re game people! We did, however, go to the 25th annual National Gingerbread House Competition at the Omni Grove Park Inn.

Please Help Spread Some Holiday Cheer – Weekend Wishes

A few days ago I spotted this on Twitter: I checked it out on Snopes.com since there was a link in the comments. Personally, I wouldn’t need to check Snopes: anybody asking like that for Christmas cards could probably use some holiday cheer, and I don’t think most people lie about being terminally ill. (Frank…