A Tribute to My Father

My father was so gregarious! He loved people and made friends wherever he went. Dad loved the companionship and conversations he shared with others. He always greeted folks with a big smile. His upbeat sense of humor was contagious.

Today I want you to remember him at his happiest, when he was surrounded by friends and family.

Dad looked forward to holidays at the Moritz home and at the Bignell farm. He enjoyed family reunions and picnics in the summer.

Many weekends he went to the farm to help with chores and chat with my uncles, who were like his own brothers. He enjoyed visits to his mother’s home where he could spend time with his sisters and nephew.

Dad enjoyed participating in sports: golfing, bowling, softball and billiards. He loved to feel included and thrived in his league bowling team and summer church league softball team. Continue reading A Tribute to My Father

Gamer Fatigue

Just a quick post to let everyone know that I am behind on writing due to an overwhelming amount of gaming in my schedule these past weeks. The good news is that I am having fun playing as often as half a dozen times per week. The bad news is that I’m tired and haven’t had the energy to do much else.

Here’s a quick peak at the FUDGE game I will be running for the Game Master’s Fair in Raleigh, April 30th:

Shock and disbelief spread through London as a series of grisly murders in the impoverished east end of the city gain media attention. The year is 1888 and five women have been brutally murdered in the slums of London by a serial killer known as The White Chapel Murderer. Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and their compatriots wade through the evidence provided by Scotland Yard. Will they be able to apprehend Jack The Ripper before another victim meets a bloody end?