So, on 12 December 2015, my 2 year blogging anniversary came and went without as much as a whimper. 2015 has not been a good year for me, as far a gaming goes. Ever since the ending of the “Giants in the Earth,” my attempts at running a campaign have gone poorly.
My “Shadowfell Road” campaign died a malingering death of extended inaction. My “Pellham” campaign (with all the great modules that I combined) couldn’t continue, due to my players’ extra-game commitments. My Zentlan campaign is not dead, but it stuck on an extended hiatus…I have hope that after the holidays that it will be back. My blogging has been spotty, at best. I haven’t finished the corrections for my StatBonus.com submission. I haven’t completed my review of Morgan Newquist’s story, The Blacksmith and the Ice Elves. All in all, I haven’t gotten my game back. Even my fiction writing has suffered. All of this has been pinned on the backdrop of my friend Ed’s death. He did not win his fight with cancer, but left this world with his pride and dignity intact.
I miss gaming. I miss my friends, both those living and those beyond. I miss my creative spark and I want better things to come. With only five days left till Christmas, followed by a trip to visit family and friends in Mississippi, it is unlikely that I will post on my blog again this year. I just wish I could feel better about this post and be more positive in this missive to my readers. Alas, I cannot. May the year’s end find you, my readers in better light.
I am struggling, but I haven’t given up. Please dear readers and friends, Game On, until we meet again.