Storypost | 2009.12.10

Last weekend was Connie's shower. Since two thirds of the organizers were dudes, it was reasonably palatable for Ryan and the numerous male invitees.

Decorations were in abundance and we played a lightning round of baby taboo.

We bought a lot of food, but the highlight was Jes's fondant ducks that nobody wanted to destroy by eating.

Presents, yeah.

I did a quick shoot beforehand to make a 12x18 that guests could sign.

Dog weimaraner Christmas tree living room

This evening the roomies and I got a tree.

Dragon Age Origins bear archery bow

Dragon Age is still quite entertaining, it's a vast game.

Dragon Age Origins dragon


The duckies were simply too cute to eat. I have to admit. I felt bad for taking its head off.

Are you baking cookies by way of the fireplace? Are those baking trays?

We opened Pandora's box - males plan and execute equivalent or superior baby showers.

I think I've found my calling in making edible animals out of vegetarian materials.

Yes cupcake holders are nice. I almost bought one.

Humans have an invention whose sole purpose is to hold cupcakes?



Trips to Virginia, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.

Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 and Mass Effect Andromeda.

The calm

Mark brought Civ into the office and we've played through it twice. It's pretty amazing - it captures the spirit of the franchise while making it tabletop-able and adding a few elements that don't exist in the computer game.