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Book Club Minutes: Meeting #3 (Or When Did Everyone Get So Busy?)

So one of the worst thing about being in your mid-20s is that everyone is suddenly so dang busy! Now I assume that people are busy at other ages too but since I’ve only been around for 27 years, I can only speak to those 27 and personally, this is the busiest I’ve ever been.…… Continue reading Book Club Minutes: Meeting #3 (Or When Did Everyone Get So Busy?)

Reading · Social Hobbies

Book Club Minutes: Meeting #2 (Or Why Adam Is No Longer Allowed To Eavesdrop On Meetings)

We held our 2nd meeting of The 52240 this past weekend, which means I can officially claim that I have stuck with the same hobby for 2 months! (It helps that said hobby only happens once a month, but a win is a win. It counts.) Book Club Minutes: Meeting #2 Sunday, February 26th, 12:00pm General…… Continue reading Book Club Minutes: Meeting #2 (Or Why Adam Is No Longer Allowed To Eavesdrop On Meetings)

Reading · Social Hobbies

Book Club Minutes: Meeting #1 (Or Why I’m Pretty Sure My Friends Aren’t Imaginary)

The following is a summary of attendance and discussion from our first book club meeting. It is meant to be used for informational purposes only. It is not meant as a procedural guide. Our wicked awesome book club is not liable for any mishaps you may encounter by following our methodology. Book Club Minutes: Meeting #1…… Continue reading Book Club Minutes: Meeting #1 (Or Why I’m Pretty Sure My Friends Aren’t Imaginary)

Games · Social Hobbies

The Dos And Don’ts Of Playing Board Games (Or How To Know When You’ve Gone Off The Deep End)

The following is a list of Do’s and Don’ts for aspiring board game hobbyists. All items have been assessed through trial and error. Ignore at your own caution. Do play games with your partner. Now that we have a shared hobby, Adam and I actually spend our evenings in each other’s company, rather than watching…… Continue reading The Dos And Don’ts Of Playing Board Games (Or How To Know When You’ve Gone Off The Deep End)

Games · Social Hobbies

Harry Potter Could Ruin Your Relationship (Or How My Cat Figured Out Life Faster Than I Did)

So I’m giving board games a try. (Not that I haven’t played board games before. I just meant trying them as an actual hobby. Geez – don’t be so judgey!) I’ve always enjoyed board games, although I’ve always primarily stuck to the classics – Monopoly, Sorry, Scrabble, etc. A friend recently introduced me to Ticket…… Continue reading Harry Potter Could Ruin Your Relationship (Or How My Cat Figured Out Life Faster Than I Did)

Reading · Social Hobbies

It’s Happening! (Or How I Discovered That My Friends Are Pretty Amazing People)

So I’m only 2 and a half days into this endeavor and it’s already working! (Prepare yourself for a lot of exclamation points in this post. I’m super excited.) When I was writing last night, I was struggling to create an interesting post and was starting to worry that I’d gotten in over my head.…… Continue reading It’s Happening! (Or How I Discovered That My Friends Are Pretty Amazing People)