Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christmas traditions

Here are the final photos of the slippers, and the other orc minis I painted at the same time. For the first post and to learn more about this family tradition go here.

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Merry cat photo-mas

Gigi is a cute cat. She’s been really killing it with her poses this past week. Hard to believe she’s been with us for 2 months.

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Christmas traditions WIP 3

First post here. Things are done, but I want to stretch out my miniature painting posts, because let’s face… it’s not for everyone. If you like following the step-by-step painting process, then click to

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Frostgrave Warband

Way back in August I started a Frostgrave warband using minis I had recently received from a Harwood Hobbies Kickstarter. I finished them, and a second warband of Orcs so I could play against someone who wasn’t familiar with the game, but I never posted the final photos.

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It’s been a busy December

A mid-month recap to break up the miniatures posts.As long as I’m not working, I might as well write more.

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Christmas traditions WIP 2

If you haven’t seen the original post, go back a post (or click here) to find out more. I’m actually almost done – but painting, photographing, and then getting those photos on here takes a bit of time.

Warning: This post is picture heavy.

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Christmas traditions WIP 1

My in-laws have a tradition of passing off a joke gift to all the male adults. Someone (it’s forgotten who originally was gifted with the slippers) got a pair of knitted size 14 slippers (my in-laws are all over 6’5, I’m the short one at 6’2) in white, orange, and green wool. They are U-G-L-Y. This person then added a small change, like a patch, to each slipper and re-gifted it. The tradition continues. Each time someone has to add something to the slippers related to an interest. There’s one more person I can give these to before it becomes random (or someone else marries into the family or comes of age). Continue reading

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November Recap

November was pretty boring – dealing with contractors who seem incapable of communicating, and dealing with the goblin’s spaying.

I did get ONE book.

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