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Campaign Updates

I spent more time today publishing campaign notes to the website. As always, they're mostly in incomplete and unpolished states, but for now…
3 January 2021 @ 10:00PM

Good Morning 2021

Good morning 2021! Even if 2021 is worse in some ways than 2020, I'm going to make the best of it. Like every year, I want to continue to…

Farewell 2020

Farewell, 2020. You were not my favorite year, but there is plenty to celebrate anyways. I continue to grow as a father and person. I'm…

Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020 was like no other before it. Family members outside our household were only seen through Zoom and Facetime. We had pancakes…

Telescope and Presents

A few years ago, my mother-in-law gave us a pair of telescopes. We left one with my parents and kept the more powerful one. We finally took…

Pokémon Printing Continues

Once I got started printing, it just kept going. While the family was away at a drive-through zoo, I printed low-poly Bulbasaur, Charmander…

MIL Visit

My mother-in-law brought fish catnip toys for the cats and pez dispeners for the humans. The cats love the fish toys. Mickey Mouse, Captain…

Upgrade

Deployed a big upgrade to the infrastructure of the website this weekend. Psikik.com has been in a container for a while but I've been…

Session Notes

Spent another evening working on the campaigns section of the website. I'm building out basic markdown templates for content I expect to…

More Campaign Updates

Spent yesterday doing more work on the campaigns section. Added initial passes of WAGER and Awakening episode prep notes, along with…

Campaigns Updated

Spent yesterday updating the Campaigns area of the website. I have a goal to bring most of my campaign, session, and character notes to…

Site Update - Theme Bug Fixes

Happy Independence Day! Spent my day off yesterday fixing a few bugs in the theme. Very thankful for Docker as it let me reproduce bugs on…

Site Update - Adding Collections

Added collections , previously referred to as notebooks, for books , films and games . Stuff still to do: Move to gitlab.com Setup a CI…

Site Update - Theming

The upgrade of gatsby was painless. The switch to mdx took a bit as I also moved all of my content out of /src and into /content. The…

Site Update - Rebuild

Taking a few days to give some care to my site. Upgrade gatsby Implement mdx Replace theme with Theme-UI

Keep Voting!

Keep voting! If not for yourself, than for us!

Babels at the Museum

Babels and I went to the Florida Museum of Natural History with my parents. He was pretty excited about the teeth.

Waterdeep Bar Fight (In Three Acts)

Time for a bar fight! Round 2. Dovan goes down. A win for the good guys!

DragonCon Room View

Our view from our room at DragonCon 2018.

Vote!

We did it!

Breakfast

Breakfast! Reminds me of a very important breakfast date 6 years ago.

Independence Day MODS Trip

Trip to my old museum haunt.

Tomb of Annihilation

Back in my 2018 Life Update post, I mentioned starting a new Adventurers League Tomb of Annihilation campaign. At DragonCon, David and…

Wakanda Forever

Sorry for the late post. I got lost in Wakanda. This is an amazing movie. One worthy of all the praise its receiving. And we don't need to…

2018 Reading Goal

Along with a return to blogging and emerging from my newborn cocoon, I have set a goal to read, on average, one book a week. To that end, I…

James Abels


    

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