2000 squats, 100 days, 50 miles, 24 hours later...
Oct 16, 2020
Hello again folks. Well, I’m drawing pretty damn close to the finale of the game! I’ve grown a neat little collection of titles, levels, power-ups, and everything in between. From formerly sedentary to fit superhero, I’ve been trying my best to fill in the shoes of Ring Fit Adventure’s Protagonist, who is more or less nonchalant about this whole endeavor, and apparently, have nothing better to do with their life then running around with a magical ring, chasing an evil dragon.…more
How I got myself to fully commit to Ring Fit Adventure
Sep 05, 2020
It’s been about a month since my last Ring Fit Adventure post! But yes, I am still wading through the levels at a steady pace, occasionally backtracking to finish my side quests. From the last time I posted, some of you showed some interest in trying out Ring Fit for real. This one is for you! I want to talk about how I got started in Ring Fit and how I kept going.…more
Ring Fit Adventure Progress and Thoughts
Aug 12, 2020
When most people make new year’s resolution to get more fit, they tend to fail about the first few months in. I recognize the trend, and I thought I was being smart by not making any resolutions at all. I thought that if I’m going to fail anyway, I might as well not lie to myself and pour a ton of money into the abyss, right? With that logic, I’ve more or less spent many years ignoring fitness, giving up before I ever started.…more
Finished my first Korean textbook!
Jul 29, 2020
As finals came around, I took a one month break from learning Korean and blogging about my progress, but I finally finished the first out of the 7 books I bought of the “Talk to Me in Korean” series. I’m glad I still got the groove going and I haven’t just ejected everything from my mind like I do for basically all other academic subjects. So, that’s good at least.…more
The struggle to become an academic again.
Jul 21, 2020
When there is such a thin line between workspace and gaming table, it’s kind of a pain for me to get into “work mode” and just spend countless hours playing games. …more
Bloom's Taxonomy Exercise
May 03, 2020
As I’ve been learning how to learn in my Natural Science Education (NSED) course, I wanted to relate this Bloom’s Taxonomy exercise to my Korean learning. …more
Ike Silkfield's Lore
Apr 26, 2020
Ike first met her patron in a dream. She finds herself suspended in the depths of an ocean; there is not a hint of sunlight nor a sign of life. She lifts her body upright to observe her surroundings, and is drawn in by a resonating, booming noise from a nearby cave. Two giant eyes: each eye five times greater than her body, open to greet her. Both eyes illuminate a dark tangerine hue.…more
D&D Mystery Encounter: Part 2
Apr 22, 2020
As we are pre-occupied in the battle with the dragon trying to crush my friend Bjorn’s skull, a figure appears and charges into the battle, thrusting a blow into the dragon’s wings. I feel a chill rush down my spine. Although not exactly the same, I recognize this figure. It is him: the monster from before. It had been many weeks since we have left the sunless citadel; it was at this wretched place we’ve encountered him.…more
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