Diablo III, Diablo Seasons 0 comments on Season 4 Wrap Up

Season 4 Wrap Up

zena-season-4Season 4 of Diablo III has ended. I like to take a moment to look back upon a Season and do a “wrap up” of how it went. So far, every Season has been different from the rest (as Blizzard worked on figuring out what worked well and what didn’t).

Overall, I had fun with Season 4. By the time it ended, I had completed my main goals for the Season. There were additional things I was working on, but I considered those to be “extras”.

Season 4 was the first time I rolled more than one Seasonal character. It wasn’t my intent to split my focus between Seasonal characters, but things ended up that way. I started out with a hardcore Wizard named Sparkle, and my husband Shawn started out with a hardcore Demon Hunter.

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Doctor Appointments, Out of Spoons 0 comments on Official Diagnosis

Official Diagnosis

So, today I have my very first appointment with a rheumatologist.  As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, it took a year (and a referral from primary care doctor) to get in.

The rheumatologist was a very nice guy.  He listened to me describe my symptoms.  He asked for more details.  He wrote things down.  It was clear that he believed me – right from the start.

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Flight Rising, Other Video Games 0 comments on Flight Rising: Level 20 Gathering Achievements

Flight Rising: Level 20 Gathering Achievements

Flight Rising is a game where you control a Lair full of dragons. In order to keep these dragons fed, you need to gather up food for them. There are Achievements that players can earn by getting all of their gathering skills to level 20.

The great thing about the gathering Achievements in Flight Rising is that you will end up earning all of them, eventually, as you continue to play the game. All of the artwork in this post is copyright of Flight Rising.

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Diablo III, Diablo Lore 0 comments on Mayor Holus

Mayor Holus


One of the things I really like about Diablo III is that many of the small NPCs (non-player characters) have their own stories. Such is the case with Mayor Holus, the rotund, well dressed, guy who players first meet in Act I of Story Mode.

I suspect that Mayor Holus was placed into the game, in precisely the spot he stands in, for functional reasons. He starts out as an intentionally unlikable character. Blizzard could have left it at that, but instead, actually wrote some character development for him. It is the little things like this that make the game so interesting.

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Cockatiels 0 comments on Throwback Thursday: Safety

Throwback Thursday: Safety

Throwback Thursday: This was Marvin’s “safe place.” (2011)

When we first adopted Marvin, he strongly preferred to stay inside his cage rather than interact with our other cockatiels. Eventually, he decided it was nice to be in the big cage with the others.

Throwback Thursday: Safety is a post written by Jen Thorpe on Book of Jen and is not allowed to be copied to other sites. The photo in this post is not allowed to be posted on other websites.

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Cockatiels 0 comments on Big Dreams

Big Dreams

Morris hopes to become an Eagle someday.

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