Tag Archives: NatureBoy

USS Albacore

Earlier this Spring, Beloved Wife attended a conference in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and NatureBoy and I tagged along. While BW was conferring, the boy and I ourselves busy. In the evenings, we ate out and explored some of the shops … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program

Nature Boy has participated in the National Novel Writing Month’s Young Writers Program, this month. He’s very excited because he just completed his first draft of his work at over 12,000 words. He’s been working hard on it, and though … Continue reading

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Happy 13th, NatureBoy!

You are loving, creative, spirited, and lots of fun. I love being your Dad; it’s such an adventure. I can’t wait to see what’s around the corner or behind the locked wooden door. CraftyMomma has some more cute NB photos. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Beloved Wife made a Father’s Day slide show for me: Pretty amazing to see a survey like that. [sniff] After a pleasant morning, NatureBoy and I trundled into town to visit the FLGS, where we picked up a few things, … Continue reading

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Warcosm – space fleet battles

When we attended Carnage in November, NatureBoy and I played in a huge game based on the Star Fleet Battles, a tactical space ship combat system set in the Star Trek Universe. The rules were dense, even for a stream-lined … Continue reading

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Mouse Guard RPG

I first heard about the Mouse Guard RPG on a Fear the Boot interview with Luke Crane. I picked up a copy of Mouse Guard Fall 1152 soon after; my first graphic novel! I was hooked. The artwork is absolutely … Continue reading

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Growing gamers

The most recent newsletter from NatureBoy’s school included a description of the Chess and Game club, which began… Hey… are there 3,875 Orcs behind that door? […] Yes, Chess Club is back, but now it’s more than just pawns and … Continue reading

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Making WizWar

When we attended the Carnage gaming conference in November, NatureBoy and I played a game called WizWar, and had a great time. The game itself is out of print, but rules and materials can be downloaded and used to make … Continue reading

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Summer reflections 1: Climb High

My son’s sixth-grade class climbed Mount Mansfield as a celebration of their accomplishments, and I had the pleasure of being a chaperone on the hike. It was a humid day, the hike having been postponed from the previous day because … Continue reading

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