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Mar 7, 2021

The Monk and the Sherpa: 40 Years with Chris Orcutt, Our Divergent Paths, The Focus, My Carnival, The Bedrock, Tales of Long-Term Friendship, Console Games, New Eyes, A Journey.

Chris has a blog at https://orcutt.net/weblog/blog/ where he posts something like 3-4 times a year. If you want to get hit with a novelette...


Mar 3, 2021

The Buried Source Treasure Episode: An Ocean of Material. The Hidden Treasures. The Infocom Source Code. The As-Yet Undiscovered Dragon Hoard. The Wonder of These Offers. Drop Them Off, Run Away. Spells in a Cabinet.

My historical source collection on Github: https://github.com/historicalsource?tab=repositories 

The...


Feb 28, 2021

The Left Arm Episode: Medical Malady, Shakespeare in the Park, Saxophone Guy, Weird Inflatable Couch, A Minor But Not Minor Injury, Another Arm Injury, My Limits, How I Will Be Found.

A rumination on my medical limits and physical changes with age.


Feb 26, 2021

The Bad Review Episode: Grateful and Happy, A Cascade of Good Reviews, That Single Arrow from the Crowd, Motivations for Criticism, The BBS Documentary Not Made, GET LAMP and a Thousand Choices, Empathy. Plus: Bring it On.


Jan 29, 2021

The Myst Episode: Rent Control, Harvard Square, An Educational Store, A Clickable Image, Lost Hours, Never at Home, An Impossible Depth, A Fake Impossible Depth, A Special Moment, Another Game I Like, Cyan's Headquarters, Craft of the Millers.

Thoughts on how hard Myst hit me at the time, along with what made it so...