Pass the Pigs in Bellevue Thai Kitchen Restaurant

Josie waiting for Thai food to arrive

My lovely sister and fierce opponent

On one of my recent days off, I went over to Bellevue to spend the afternoon with my beautiful, smart, and funny little sister Josie. She is also one of my best gaming buddies! Continue reading

Exercise Points for Buying Games

A stack of games purchased by earning exercise points

Board games I earned by exercising and getting fitter in 2011 so far (Sushizock not pictured because it's being shipped)

I first started getting interested in board games in late 2009. Over the next year, I built up an awesome game collection of about 40 games (many of them small card games).

For my new year’s resolution in 2011, I decided to create a system awarding myself points for exercise that can be converted into money for buying new games. I figured this would prevent me from going too crazy with new games and motivate me to get in shape! Continue reading

Camping Games Bohnanza, Slide 5, and Set

Camping games: Zombie Dice, Mexican Train, LCR Dice, Bohnanza, waterproof cards, Farkle, Perudo, Slide 5, Pass the Pigs, Hive

Camping games I packed

Last weekend, Sean and I went camping at Lake Easton with our friends Charlie and Michele. Naturally, I packed a bag of games! I tried not to go too far overboard and focused on packing small games that would work well at a picnic table. Continue reading