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Category Archives: Tirades

Salt and Sanctuary: There’s a Lotta Salt in My Sanctuary, Part II

Ed Note: This is part two of my review of Salt and Sanctuary, a game that wears it Dark Souls inspiration firmly on its sleeve. You can read part one here. There will be spoilers abound in this review, so be forewarned. Now, on with the show. I just finished Salt and Sanctuary last night, and… Continue Reading

Freedom Isn’t Free on Independence Day

I hate holidays in general, and the Fourth of July is one of my least favorites. There are several reasons for it, including that only some people were truly free at the time, but it’s especially grating this year because of this president. He’s doing everything in his power to destroy our democracy, so it’s… Continue Reading

Learning to Let Go (of Social Media)

Recently, I had a situation in real life where I had an intensely negative reaction to something someone said. It was instantaneous and visceral, though I tried to restrain it as best I could. Later that day, I started thinking about cutting back on social media, and, yes, the two are connected. One thing I’ve… Continue Reading