Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: February 2015


As hard as we try to control our environment, the reality is that things are always changing; things that are beyond our control.  Adaptability becomes the great separator between surviving well, getting by, and being destroyed.  How we choose to Read more…


One of my favorite postings involves a picture of Albert Einstein with the caption “I didnt say half the stuff people said I did.” Whether he said it or not someone wisely observed that the definition of insanity is doing Read more…


Patchwork n Play: WIPs Wednesday!

I cannot remember the last time I wrote a WIPS  Wednesday post! So here’s what I have been up to… I have finished piecing the backing for  my Modern Amish, with the arrival of Elizabeth’s siggy block. I now just Read more…


pulse of ny

At a recent meeting of patient safety professionals a small group of nurses huddled around where I was sitting, and one began to share a story about how hard it is to advocate for patients.  She explained that a woman Read more…


follow your dreams

Follow your dreams I’ve been saying for years now, “Learn what you need to know so you can enjoy life”, and although I’ve been a huge advocate for learning, I’ve also been struggling with this HUGE concept. Throughout my journey Read more…


The Games We Play: 1859 Squared

Another outing to Italy in the 1850s. For this I’d had a go at converting Neil Thomas’s nineteenth century rules to use squares, and it actually proved surprisingly easy. I had to resort to slight Barkerese to handle pivoting and Read more…


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take responsibility When things happen in my own personal experience, it sets a fertile environment for me to start thinking.  I have a habit of analyzing everything, probably a result of working in the field of quality improvement for many Read more…


Section 8, Block 10 Lot 80-s, Grave 6 It didn’t seem right to be there. The grave marker was weather-worn and untended with weeds growing out it where the lawn mower couldn’t get close enough to trim. There weren’t any Read more…


The Games We Play: Affair at Halazin

Inspired by an article in the SOTCW Journal, I had a go at converting my  now quite venerable ‘Paths of Glory’ WW1 rules into hexes. They are essentially Great War Spearhead, but with some ruthless simplifications and an entirely different Read more…