Tag Archives: Fun and games
Euro Trip Day 22: Bus ticket to Sarajevo, 24€. Watching men argue over a giant outdoor chess set: Priceless.
I’m posting early because we’re leaving for Zagreb this evening and I don’t know if I’ll get a chance to get to wifi between now and then. This morning we hit up the National Museum and the History Museum. They were both good, but the National Museum was very stark and depressing: half of it [...]
On Monday nights in the warmer season, a local group of housemates does a free informal movie night in a vacant lot next to their house. Bring a chair, bring some food to share, wait for it to get dark, and the fun begins. I’ve never been to a drive-in, but I can’t imagine it [...]
Yesterday I met up with a coworker’s son, and we went up to Sierra-at-Tahoe to go skiing (me) and snowboarding (him). He’s a senior in high school this year, and his mom asked me to get some good pictures of him for a senior-picture type thing, and she paid for my lift ticket and rentals. [...]
Yesterday after work I wandered a few blocks over from my house to a skate park that’s in an old warehouse. It’s right on the way I take to the river, so I’ve noticed it before, but I’ve never actually stopped to check it out. I figured that in preparation for Saturday’s upcoming funness that [...]
Last night I went to Scandia with some friends for mini golf and air hockey. By my recollection, it’s been almost 12 years since I’ve played mini golf, so I was more than a bit rusty, but at least I kicked butt at air hockey to make up for my poor golf performance. . . [...]
While I wasn’t all that thrilled about the time change this morning, the fact that it’s sunny makes it so much nicer. This window is right behind my desk at work, and when I got here this morning, I stood for a while with my face turned up to the sun and my eyes closed, [...]