Category Archives: Bob Life

Getting back in the saddle…

Hallo all! I’m sorry I’ve been away. I had a bit of a breakdown earlier this year, and it took me about six months to realize, and it’s taking me a bit to put myself back together. For those of … Continue reading

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Game night last night…

So, I got to play Sasha again last night. It’s been nearly a month, and I’ve missed her. I think the most disturbing part of that statement is that I don’t actually find it disturbing. In any game, there will … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Life, RPGs

Sasha’s Rules…

So lately I’ve been getting back into old school pencil-and-paper tabletop roleplaying. Specifically, I’ve been playing in a fantasy game on Tuesday nights. I’m playing a character named Sasha Black, a terrifying fashionista assassin. The most succinct description of her … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the day… New Year!

Well… Here it is, 2014. Welcome to the new year. I’ll be trying some new things here this year. Stay tuned for updates. New Blue Bloods today. Go check it out while you wait. Submitted Crowbar Girl yesterday. Now I … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Life, News At 11!

“It’s Time To Talk”, The Hamster Said, “Of Many Things…”

WARNING – This post will be long, and may offend some folks. There may be triggers, please be advised. Now buckle up and let’s begin. Please remain reading until the essay has come to a complete stop. Enjoy your ride! As most of … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Life, Conventions, Philosophy

Putting my money where my mouth is…

As some of you may already know, I’m a teacher in an urban school district. For those of you who *didn’t* know, I teach life science and am the faculty sponsor for the school’s Anime, Writing, Sci Fi and Gaming club. … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Life, Teaching

Happy 4th of July!

I had a post all about my recent workout success, kind of a long overdue followup to this post, but then I realized it’s Independance Day! So instead of going through my weight loss regimen, successes and failures, which would … Continue reading

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Apologies and Congratulations are in order

A quick update, and a bit of insight into my process, such as it is. First, congratulations to Shonna, Krystal, and Dayle – Shonna won my Halloween giveaway, and Krystal and Dayle both responded to my AAD loot giveaway.  Apologies … Continue reading

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Hey there lads and lasses! A quick reminder!  PhilCon starts TOMORROW, Friday the 18th of November.  It’s in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, on route 70 just East of the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Cory Doctorow and Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Life, Book News, PhilCon2011

Why I Teach

For those of you who don’t know, I’m a teacher. More specifically, I teach life science at an inner city high school.  Over the past few months, I’ve spoken with a number of people about the job.  Quite a few … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Life, Philosophy