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Community Board Game Night

For the past six weeks, my partner and I have hosted community board game nights aimed at providing a space to facilitate relationship building and fun. While I am definitely a board game hobbyist and enthusiast, I knew hosting board game nights for the larger community could bring many types of people into the board … Continue reading

Medicine

I recently have been listening to this podcast called Healing Justice (https://www.healingjustice.org/) which talks about how can we center healing in our social change movements. The host, Kate Werning, talks to different activists and organizers about their work and their healing practices through their work. I find this to be very important as I have … Continue reading

Solo Gaming Stigma

Playing board games by oneself is becoming more popular or at least more in the main stream of board game media and content. There are many ‘solo-only’ games released every year and even more games that come with a solo-mode. Further, there is a huge community of folks who take the time to make solo … Continue reading

Back from Hiatus

For the past couple of months I have taken an unannounced hiatus. As some of you know I was in the process of searching for a new job and preparing to move out of my apartment. I am excited to report that I did indeed find a new job to continue to work with college … Continue reading

A Dualistic Approach to Pluralism

Last night, I attended a keynote address by a noted professor of history. This professor is an expert in African-American, Black, and African history and as an AfroLatina woman, brings personal experiences and perspectives to her teaching and to her addresses. The theme of this professor’s keynote was “What do you do with the mess … Continue reading

Am I Half Privileged?

Originally post here: https://www.naspa.org/constituent-groups/posts/am-i-half-privileged As a note, I changed some of the wording to better reflect my understanding currently. I identify as multiracial. I grew up when our country was still trying to understanding what multiracial meant. I grew up when our country forced me to choose a homogeneous racial identity on governmental forms and standardized … Continue reading

The Secret Behind My Ratings

Today I will share with you all my thought process behind reviewing board games and books. Specifically, I want to share the how I approach reviewing and why I have selected this method. When I read other people’s reviews, I find a variety of different ways folks structure their reviews and rate or recommend them … Continue reading

The Versatile Blogger Award

THE RULES: Display award Thank the person who gave this award (and include a link to their blog) Share seven things about yourself Nominate ten (we will see) bloggers I was tagged by the wonderful Wendy @ What the Log! Thank you very much! SEVEN FACTS ABOUT ME: 1. I live where I work. (And no, … Continue reading

Granite Game Summit Fall Recap #G2SFall

This past Saturday, I attended the Granite Game Summit fall event held in Nashua, New Hampshire. My partner unfortunately had to work and I decided to take the plunge and go alone. Now, I do not like going to events with lots of people alone for many reasons: I am an introvert, I value one … Continue reading

Two Month Blogging Reflections

I have blogging since June of 2015, however I did not start blogging ‘seriously’ until of August of 2016. If you take a look at my archives, you will see how sporadically I blogged for the first year and a half and the changes I have made since this past August. In the beginning of … Continue reading

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