Mike buys a bike!

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Last weekend I finally bought, after months and months of deliberation, a new bike. Part of the problem was having a similar bike back in the UK- but the cost of shipping it was prohibitive. A tricky situation, since I have a hard time spending money. Why is that? Is it the Puritan ethic I was raised with? Is it me trying to save the world by minimizing my carbon footprint? Is it that I don’t want to consume any goods as that encourages little kids in Asia to work in sweat shops? Who knows. Anyway- here it is: She’s …

Shogun Boardgame

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Shogun arrived!! I ordered it from a guy in the US, through boardgamegeek.com. Am totally psyched to play it. It’s in great condition with all the pieces intact. It cost $65, which is not bad seeing as it’s been out of production for like 15 years. Shipping cost $45. Here’s a photo of the board- We used to while away long hours when I was a kid playing this. Damn I’m psyched. Raises the question- what games did you play as a kid? For me: -Shogun (all-day marathon sessions with Joe and some kid called Martin, maybe the Asif kids …