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Ingress in Fort Smith

What would a vacation be without a bit of Ingressing? Since both my parents play, it was easy to get some hacking in. We’ve done a few missions and hit a lot of unique portals. It just so happened to coincide with my 180-day platinum sojourner badge as well.

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Visiting Parents (and Their Cat)

Made it to my parents’ house for a visit. Hope my cat doesn’t find out I’m ‘cheating’ on him.

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Life Can Make You Tired

Last week I spent some time away from keyboard (AFK), which for me includes being away from work. Thursday was the longest day of his and about 2/3 through it I found myself lying on a bench at my mother in law’s house telling her and my wife, “I never feel this tired after a full […]

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Game Review: Urbion

One of my least favorite things is when game reviewers spend all their time on rules. I tried to avoid that and instead wanted to share why I like this card game. Hope you enjoy the short video

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Portland Rose Garden and Portland Japanese Garden

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Our Last Day in Eugene

One of the spots on all the ‘lists’ of travelling to Eugene was the Fifth Street Public Market. Since we’re not really shoppers, we figured it be fun to see but it wasn’t a priority. We were able to fit in on our last day in Eugene and got some gifts for folks back home. […]

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Skinner’s Butte in Eugene, OR

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Eugene Electrical Boxes

You know those electrical boxes found at intersections that control the traffic lights? In Eugene, we found a bunch of them decorate in cool ways. I really enjoyed that. Here are a few of them.

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Ninkasi Brewing Company

If you know me, you know I love beer. There is no way I could spend time in Eugene, Oregon and not go to Ninkasi Brewing Company.  There was a lot of beer to be had in Oregon, and this is really the only brewery that stood out as truly amazing compared to what I […]

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Level Up Arcade

It’s been awhile since my last pinball session. That’s probably a good thing for my budget, but apparently it’s been wearing on my soul. Amber needed  a nap one afternoon and I got antsy pretty quickly. There's an arcade calling my name. #vacation — Alex J. Gustafson (@alexjgustafson) April 30, 2015 Thankfully, I was only […]