Sunday, June 5, 2011

I love Summertime!


You'd think that all I do is listen to music, play Dungeons and Dragons and mow the lawn!

Mowing is actually rather therapeutic, as you get outside, do a little bit of exercize and enjoy the sunshine, and there is a sense of accomplishment and pride in a job well done. Plus, it's a perfect time to wax philosophic on some aspect of Dungeons and Dragons. In this case, I was pondering a couple of topics as I mowed, the importance of systems and three-dimensional dungeons.

I'm currently making dinner, but I promise to get to both topics before mid-week.

Now get out there and do some yard-work of your own!

14 comments:

Fenway5 said...

could not agree more! There is something zen like about mowing, being out in the sun, making things better while pondering deeper game mysteries and ideas. Plus an ice cold beer at the end? Magic!

Padre said...

Agreed! Nothing like a sense of discernable accomplishment and the ice cold beer at end.

Tequila Sunrise said...

Ugh, I sweat much, burn easily and would rather look at hip-high grass. If I were a high-level druid, central New York would bask in the glory of year-round spring and autumn.

But I'm not bitter or anything. :P

Ben Overmyer said...

I would enjoy mowing more if I didn't have to mow 2 full acres every week.

The Happy Whisk said...

Summertime! Rah.

Elbuagnin said...

I'd mow if the grass would grow.
But in Texas, the rain has left us.

Tim Shorts said...

Hey, a few months ago I watched a video of you driving to your game store, park, only to have you walk two blocks away and walk back to the game store. Where's the rest. What kind of Duke Nuke'm crap is this?

christian said...

It's nice to see that green grass instead of tons of the white stuff.

A Paladin In Citadel said...

@Fenway & Padre ... in my case, a cold cola, but I hear what you're saying!

@Tequila Sunrise ... that's why I shower AFTER mowing. :D

@Ben ... I hope you have riding mower!

@Ivy ... the great thing about Canadian summers is that they only get excruciatingly hot for about two weeks.

@Elbuagnin: we have some ex-pat friends from Texas who live here in Calgary, I think they'd take the lack of grass in Texas over 6 months of winter!

@Tim ... ouch! Mea Culpa. My son is taking a movie-making course this July, and he and I decided we'd work on the Sentry Box video series together. How about some more can-con band video posts to tide you over? :D

@Christian ... I was getting pretty tired of the snow myself.

The Happy Whisk said...

Hey, us too. We have two seasons, winter and August. Actually, that's a lie. We have a secret third season as well. It's called Mud.

Scallop Skulled Skald said...

Now you have a good excuse to tell those goldurned kids "Get offa mah lawn!!!

A Paladin In Citadel said...

@Ivy: when is mud season?! Need to know when to avoid travelling. :D

@SSS: it's not the kids so much as the animals. I hate seeing urine-burns on my lawn.

The Happy Whisk said...

Spring. So much mud. Mud everywhere. Outside, inside. On the dog that was outside, and then on the dog that came inside ...

Just everywhere ...

Good thing she's cute. Or I'd a strangled her by now.

A Paladin In Citadel said...

I dont get the mud thing, but as you can see, my culdesac is all grass and asphalt. And when we're at the cabin, its all gravel and sand.