Animal Crossing décor inspiration

Grant and I have been playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf on his new (pale pink) 3DS. I’m the mayor of the town, because Grant’s a sweetheart, and he’s just a citizen. We have tons of pals who are playing, too, so we’ve really enjoyed it. He played the original GameCube version, and maybe a bit of… Continue reading Animal Crossing décor inspiration

A note (or novella) on harassment

On The Crossover Episode 8 today, a very important conversation happened. Sarah Parmenter and Whitney Hess joined Dan and Haddie to speak about serious harassment that both women have experienced. Sarah’s story in particular was harrowing, in that someone specifically targeted her by faking porn pictures of her and going out of his (come on, it’s a… Continue reading A note (or novella) on harassment

Custom retinae-searing backgrounds

I recently wound up with a need for a custom background showing different possible desktop resolutions, but I was shocked when I failed to find something pre-made out there on the Internet. (It’s possible I just wasn’t querying the right thing, as I kept getting stuff more geared to television-specific aspect ratio options.) So naturally,… Continue reading Custom retinae-searing backgrounds

Yet more iPhone tech dilemmas

This time, I’m trying to figure out how to make my new iPhone Bluetooth Headset function with Ventrilo, the chat program our guild uses during WoW raids.  (Yeah — tech geek meets gamer nerd, I know.  But does anyone know the answer to this?) I was told by a Best Buy employee with gamer cred… Continue reading Yet more iPhone tech dilemmas

Blizzard Content Alert

Grant and I started playing World of Warcraft a little over a year ago. And it’s no secret that I’ve gotten into it since then. But recently, that kind of escalated. We finally hit level 70 with our respective characters, which (for you non-gamers) is the highest level achievable in the game. And ever since… Continue reading Blizzard Content Alert