Games, Life

What Are Your “Comfort Food” Games?

We all have those games, don't we? The ones we return to over and over again, on vacations and sick days and when we just need something warm and familiar -- maybe even comforting. A few months ago on the What's Good Games podcast (one of my favorites), the hosts discussed the idea of "comfort… Continue reading What Are Your “Comfort Food” Games?

Games, Life

The Joy of Decorating Houses in “Elder Scrolls Online”

This past month I've gotten hooked on the online RPG Elder Scrolls Online. (I know, it took me long enough!) The game has provided me with a fantasy world where I can escape today's sad and worrying news, get some R&R after moving apartments, and spend time with my husband without leaving the house. Additionally, I… Continue reading The Joy of Decorating Houses in “Elder Scrolls Online”

Books, Life

My Identity Crisis with the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Quiz

Lately I've been diving back into Harry Potter. I'm going through some changes in my life -- I'll fill you in soon! -- and that leads to stress, which leads to this need for something familiar. Something safe. That's where Harry Potter comes in. A lot of people say they re-read the Harry Potter books or watch the… Continue reading My Identity Crisis with the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Quiz