Author: A Byrd

  • Vibe Check Updates – May 2024

    While we wait for more cozy games to release, let’s check in with some of the titles we’ve either covered or are anticipating covering. In this article we take a look at #Palia and the layoffs happening at their developer S6. Then discuss the delay to RainyGames’ SunnySide. Lastly, a bit of hype for the…

  • Connector – Part 3

    Neither had wanted to go home, but neither wanted to be alone. Which is how Jake and Paolo found themselves sitting in the dark of the greenhouse lobby, staring out at the empty parking lot and quiet main road beyond it. They had plenty to discuss. A wealth of details and plans to go over…

  • FL Senate 2024 – SB Updates

    The regular session is finally over, having finished March 8th. It was a bizarre session. Before I get into the recap of the bills I was watching, we have some things to discuss. First, Senate President Kathleen Passidomo’s husband passed away suddenly in April. While we may not see eye-to-eye on political issues, we can…

  • Project Update – April 2024

    Happy Beltane! To be honest, despite having done a pre-summer cleaning around our apartment, I had completely forgotten about any celebrations. This is usually the time of year when we begin looking at the hurricane forecast and start wondering just when we’ll see storms pop up. Lets hope we don’t have to bust into our…

  • Rebuilder – Part 2

    “Hold it right there.” Will commands, folding a scrap piece of cardboard quickly and shimmying it into place. “Ok, perfect. I think we got all the spacers right.” From behind him, Aura’s clear alto voice calls out, “Looks even from here.” “I’ll trust you on that. Hand me the caulk?” Though he knows better, Jake…

  • Christian Science – Part 2

    TW: child and maternal death, medical negligence We left off on things seemingly looking up for the Church of Christ, Scientist. They were officially chartered, had navigated a mass exodus, were weathering fierce criticism, and had opened the Massachusetts Metaphysical College. With land in hand, they were finally ready to open a permanent church building,…

  • Project Update – March 2024

    A (mid) month update on all the projects we’ve got going on. Not too much has changed from the start of the month, but still, a consistent schedule is key…and I admit I’ve not been the best at it.

  • Project Update – Feb 2024

    Updates on projects from the month of February 2024. A bit late on this, but I promise there’s a good reason. #writing #stream #ProjectUpdates

  • Fighter – Part 2

    “Goddammit, Charlie!” Will shouts at him as he climbs down the ladder. “I fucking told you not to touch the fucking panels!” Immediately Charlie’s face turns red with shame. “I just wanted to…” “Just wanted to what?! Fucking break something?” “No, you asshole! I was trying to help!” The other boys stand back as an…

  • Christian Science – Part 1

    In the last episode of Mary Eddy, we briefly touched on the foundation of the Church of Christ, Scientist. As a brief recap, in 1875 is when we see the first mention of Christian Scientists being used to describe the collection of Mary’s ardent believers. Daniel Spofford, George Barry, and Elizabeth Newhall were among the…