More Unearthed

My post on Wednesday opened up with the last conversation I had with Gary.

As I was copying it out of my Google chat, I had the nagging feeling like something was missing. The chat was too short, there were snippets of the conversation that I remembered but didn’t see.

Was I making up memories of this last conversation? Maybe it was by text or phone… I went tearing through my texts and emails and phone records, looking for the elusive conversation.

I was starting to think that maybe I was so far gone in grief that my own brain was starting to betray me.

And then the missing lines suddenly turned up in my gchat records. I have no idea how or why they were hiding.

So here is the entirety of our conversation from March 6th: Continue reading

Hardest Post

FYI Ive been in the hospital in den since Sunday night I have something called pres syndrome the r is for reversible. I’m not announcing it on fb though don’t think the world needs to know

Figured if you poked at my dragons you may get curious as to why they are hungry


what do you have?



is there anyone you want me to pass this along to?

Nah just Rogers since I figure you will anyways

of course, lol

you should totally ask for a copy of your brain scan and get that framed for the wall

pics or it didn’t happen =P

I’ll see what I can do


get better, we have to go to dinner for Olivia’s bday

The last message was sent at 10:27 on Tuesday, March 6th, 2014.

That was the last time I talked to one of my best friends. Continue reading

As Requested

Curious minds have been badgering politely requesting that I post some pictures of my new kitty version of Arioch.

Yeah, I’m not too terribly clever on naming conventions.

The game is gorgeous but for some reason I don’t take very many screen shots…

I am required by Square Enix to include the following: FINAL FANTASY XIV © 2010-2014 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

And now that the formalities are out of the way, on to the pretties! Continue reading

Not the Post You Were Expecting

When we last spoke, I left you with the cliffhanger ending of *gasp* considering running LFRs in an attempt to build my ilevel to a respectable level to be prepared for a *gasp* possible return to raiding on a casual basis.

Join us this week for the continuing adventures as the road takes us places we never dreamed of!


Did our wayward hero return to LFR in the pursuit of better gear?

Did he return to the hallowed halls of the guild and revel in their camaraderie?


So What Have I Been Up To?

The short answer?

Work and school.

The long answer?

Woooooooooooork and schoooooooooooooool.

And now that I’m done being a smartass…

Seriously, work and school and life have just wrung me through the wringer.

But I have some free time coming up. The semester is about to end and they are reducing the amount of time off I can hoard at work so it looks like I’ve got some days off coming up.

What do I do now?

I’m lost in WoW. Like, really, really, lost. Continue reading

This is the “Fix It” Expansion

OK, day 2 of BlizzCon 2013 is officially over.

And the video quality was even worse today somehow.

Even pulling up yesterday’s archived stuff was unwatchable.

I suffered through the panel that dealt with itemization and got some good stuff out of that. And coupled with yesterday’s announcements about improvements to the inventory system, I have dubbed this the “Fix It” expansion. Screw the space goats.

Normally, I’m anxiously awaiting an expansion while at the same time feverishly trying to somehow prepare for it. This time, I just want the damn thing NOW because it addresses so many quality of life issues. Continue reading

Holy Shit, I Remembered My Password

That’s right, folks, I’m back.

I just don’t know for how long.

For at least as long as it takes me to procrastinate doing both my homework and my novel for NaNoWriMo.

So it looks like the last thing I wrote was a book review for Rage of the Old Gods back in July.

Fuck me sideways that was a long time ago. But I did warn you that I was going to be going MIA… Besides, that gave you plenty of time to go buy and read Tyler’s book.

You did go buy and read Tyler’s book, right?

OK, so what brings me back today, on a weekend of all things?

BLIZZCON! Continue reading

Status Update

Not dead.

But maybe soon if life keeps up being life and asplodey and such.

Work got really ugly. Basically the deadline in front of me got pushed back by a month and a half but my deadline didn’t move.  My portion was originally 2 months. Hi, how’s 2 weeks sound?

But the deadline is today and at the time of this writing (in the past, blow your mind) it looks good. They found more work yesterday, but since it wasn’t part of the original requirement, I’ve told them where in the pile they can shove it. Continue reading