Archive for the ‘Mental Randomness’ Category

First, my apologies to my old readers.  If you happen to stumble over here, all I can really do is beg forgiveness.  It was really callous of me to just cancel my other blogs and disappear for a couple of months.

Having said that, welcome everyone to my new blog.

I’m trying to put my life into order.  There are a few new things going on in my life, not the least of which is that now we are climbing out of debt (go us!).  But, I’m still having issues with my blood pressure, and my weight.  In addition, since I cancelled my other blogs, my writing output has dropped to almost nothing.

So, here we are.  A new blog to get myself back into the writing habit.  My goal is 2000 words a day of actual story output.  This time around, I won’t count what I write here.  This is just the stretching before the actual race.  I have no firm wordcount goal in mind aside for that.  At 2k per day, I’ll stop when the story is finished, even if that means that one story is 4000 words, and the next is 160,000.  Whatever it takes.

Other things I’m doing (by way of turning a new leaf) include far less soda than previously, smaller portions at the dinner table, far fewer desserts, and 30 minutes a day on the treadmill.  My goal here is to get my weight under control, stop feeling out of breath when I’m just sitting around, and to stop giving away my old t-shirts because I’m too big for them anymore.  Final weight goal: 250 pounds.  Once I make it there, I’ll see if I want to aim higher (or rather, lower).

Of course, those of you who have no idea who I am are wondering now why you should care what my goals are.  That’s a valid question.  After all, you don’t know me from Adam.  Most of that I wrote up there is for those few readers who might one day find out that I’m back at it, even if it’s at a new address.

For you new folks, I suppose I ought to tell you what I plan on doing here with the blog.  This is where I am going to post anything that comes to mind.    My first blog was titled Mental Randomness, and that’s a pretty good description of the kinds of things I post.  I’ll post some free fiction on occasion, links to game (pen and paper role-playing and wargames) news and stories,  tell you how my current campaign is going, and likely I’ll try to sell you on playing Rolemaster.  You might find a link one day to a video I thought was cool, and then come back the next day to find a rant about how people out there drive.

I can’t promise that you’ll find a coherent theme from day to day.  Heck, I can’t even promise a daily post! (I tried that, and guilt over missing a day is part of what led me to close the other blogs.)

But hang around, you never know what I might say.


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