Author Archives: bradfonseca

Climbing Out of the Writer’s Pit of Despair

I just read a post by Wil Wheaton, “everything under the sun is in tune” and it actually inspired me to kludge together some sort of post for my blog. I have been having a bit of  trouble putting together anything for my blog. It’s supposed to be fun but it just hasn’t been for […]

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A Metaphor for Struggling Mentally

I read somewhere on the internet (maybe on Twitter?) about a person who was describing how some days are harder get through for them than others. They used the analogy of preparing tea. On an easy day, it feels like it takes maybe three steps. On a more difficult day, it might take six steps. […]

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Choosing a Virtual Tabletop (VTT) Solution for My Gaming Group

Like just about everyone else in the world, my Pathfinder group and I have had to deal with not being able to meet in person to play because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This necessity forced us to look what options we have to try to continue play online in some way. The concept of a […]

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Memory Is A Funny Thing

My memory is and (infuriatingly) isn’t very detailed when recalling things from my childhood.

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Happy International Women’s Day

This is just a quick post to call out that it’s International Women’s Day today (2020-03-08). If you have special women and girls in your life today, wish them well. Also, today and every day, support them in any way you can by giving them the space to be who they want to be and […]

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Capturing Inspiration

Maybe it’s happened to you, you’re at the grocery store or the parkand suddenly you have the Best. Blog. Idea. Ever. You have to rememberit but you’re not in front of your computer right now. What do youdo? You try to commit it to memory until you get home. However, bythe time you get back […]

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Humour in the Morning

Figure 1: Attribution: Unknown [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons I found the above meme while wandering the Internet. To be honest, I have implemented a lot of what they speak about in this Popular Science article. I tend to go to bed and get up at the same time every day, whether of not it’s […]

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Looking Back [and Maybe Forward?]

Figure 1: Just a Man Stuck in a Gear Passing Time (Attribution: Free for commercial use, No attribution required, via Pixabay) Well. It’s been more than six months since I’ve put up a post on this blog. Let’s take a look at that, shall we? First off, I want to apologize for breaking my self-imposed […]

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Why I Love My Public Library

Figure 1: Attribution: By Brad Fonseca (Own work) Figure 2: Support my blog on Ko-Fi I love books. Every year, I challenge myself to read a certain number of books. This year, I’m aiming at 25 books. While I love owning books, I am a heavy user of my local library and my city’s library […]

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Reforming Capitalism

Figure 1: Attribution: By LinkedIn [Fair Use], via LinkedIn Pulse A friend sent me this article and I found it to be a really good summary of what is wrong with capitalism in the United States and in an increasing extent the rest of the world. However, its proposed solutions don’t completely address the problem. […]

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