sorry about that. I've been meaning to, and there are certainly lots of
things I'd like to post about and links I'd like to share, but...
I may possibly have broken down and bought a copy of Myst IV.
And I haven't really done much of anything else since.
I love the Myst games -- they suck me in with a powerful force. It's
the problem-solving and the brainpower that does it for me -- it
activates parts of my brain that just don't get excercised enough. And
how can I put it away and go to bed, or do something else, when I know
that if I can just... twiddle that knob the right way... figure out the
It's true, I'm an addict. I might feel guiltier about this if the
housemate weren't himself addicted to Civilization III.
On a slightly related note, my coworker tempted me today, and we went to
Starbucks for what I am sure must be crack-in-a-cup -- their chocolate
drink, called "Chantico". It's not hot chocolate -- it's much too rich
for that. The chocolate chemicals are enough to have us buzzing like
you would not believe (and then, of course, there's the post-chocolate
crash...). Mmmmmm.... Evil addictive liquid chocolate....