Archive for October, 2009

Stress Soup

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Red says:

Patch and I know better than to play competitive games together unless we are both VERY chill.  So most of the time we prefer co-op games, and one of our current favorites is ‘Splosion Man, which is set in a fun world, and has achieved a set of game play challenges which work really well for developing the individual players and the team.

However, the stress levels at our house have reached a point where even a nice, co-op session of ‘Splosion Man can turn into a nasty fight, with lots of deep button pushing.  Le sigh.  Statistics say that a majority of couples break up over money issues, and it’s true, unstable times can make it really hard to find the romance. (more…)

Big Game

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Red says: With the government kick back shining golden, Patch and I have been crunching numbers, pulling strings and trying to find a way to buy a house.  There are some great deals out there, but there are far more people hunting than there are fantastic buys.  Now that we have moved into October, and no longer have time for a 45 day escrow, Patch and I are just about done with our futile hunt.  So the time has come to reflect, lick wounds, and settle in for winter. (more…)