MonthFebruary 2014

Board Game Burnout

Is board game burnout a thing? I love Small World. It is a fun, quiky board game. It gets played all the time though. We bring it every weekend when we visit Ashley’s parents.

It gets played almost every time we visit. We always enjoy it, but the last time we played Small World, I did not enjoy it. I played, but I really didn’t want to. I’m guessing it’s because we’ve been playing Small World too much recently. Ashley’s mom doesn’t like Settler’s of Catan, and I don’t really want to deal with explaining rules on another game. She isn’t the most willing person to learn new games.

I’d like to expand our board game library more and rotate through the games. I think if we play more games less, instead of a few games more often, it will help.


On November 10th, 2008, I adopted to world’s awesomest cat. I know he is the world’s awesomest cat because I’ve been living with him for the past 5 years. An orange and white long haired tom cat I named Muenster. Muenster like the cheese, not the TV show.


At the time, I worked at a veterinary clinic and one of our clients found hime with a litter of matching kittens behind a local gas station. She had already adopted out the kittens, but still needed a home for him. I brought him home that evening and he’s been happy ever since.


He acts like a dog trapped in a cat’s body. He knows when I get home and runs to the door to greet me. He waits for me to finish eating dinner, then climbs in my lap to sleep. When I pick him up, he puts his arms around my neck in a hug and nuzzles my face. He has to sleep on me at night. He really is the world’s awesomest cat. No one that has met him can say otherwise.

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