Thanksgiving food, non-vegan
Since I sort of promised @vicorva on birdsite: no pie yet today, but I am making 24-hour salad for tomorrow. What is that, you ask? A family tradition, that's what.
You take grapes, and pineapple chunks, and marshmallows, and then add in whipped cream and custard and chill it over night.
So, no, it's not actually a salad at all. And it's not healthy. But pooh is it tasty and I always make it for Thanksgiving.
US politics, kids
I heard my sixth-grader's science teacher this morning. "I'm glad you're all happy about the election, but you're in the sixth grade, it doesn't affect you."
Sadly, I am not the kind of parent to bust into the VC and let her have it, but I was boiling. I will bet money that half those kids are immigrants or come from immigrant families, and I guarantee the election effects them, through their families if nothing else.
Trying to imagine a world where actual babies are more like sourdough starters.
"Oh, this baby is great!"
"If you want, I'll feed it extra this week and give you a clone."
"I don't know, aren't they hard to take care of?"
"Nah, feed 'em once a week and make sure to pour off the mysterious liquids that ooze out."
Report: sourdough pretzels are delicious. Nom nom nom. Recipe from https://littlespoonfarm.com/soft-sourdough-pretzels-recipe
I've got a Kickstarter launching tomorrow with some friends. We're going to compile 9 different RPG scenarios for Trophy Dark and socks are gonna be rocked.
Grave robbing! Crawling through a desert looking for angelic gold! Riding an interstellar drag racer to your doom! Lich kings vying to extend their lives in a doomed ziggurat! Wow!
You can sign up to be reminded when we launch tomorrow:
Went to #aikido weapons practice tonight, and it was the first time with bokken in... Five months? And I didn't suck entirely? And managed to teach a few things to someone?
My head is spinning, I'm not used to feeling competent. Luckily I am sure it will pass soon. :)
Some friends and I have a website up where one might purchase /actual physical copies/ of our RPG projects.
Candlelight: play a post-TPK party wandering as spirits, trying to maintain their humanity
Devil, Aim For Me: hunt a bank robber in a haunted Weird West setting and find your doom
So You've Been Tossed Down a Well: get back from out of that well
So if you didn't back my kickstarter, you may not know that I've published my game Climbing the Witch's Tower.
If you want spookiness and dark fairytale and tarot... check it out https://maenad.itch.io/climbing-the-witchs-tower
My wife turns to me and asks, "Why are you crying?"
Apparently the answer "The Nine Inch Nails album The Fragile is so beautiful it makes me cry" is not an expected answer.
(Specifically, the first half of the album is the best, and double specifically the song The Great Below, but the song wouldn't be as good without the rest of the album to build up to it)