Sunday, July 01, 2007


So on the 29th of March, this year, our regular Thursday-night group sat down to play D&D and eat Chinese food. Which, of course, meant fortune cookies. And I drew the following Fortune:

Remember three months from this date. Good things are in store for you.

Having discussed the nature of fortune cookies to be extremely vague, we magnetted the fortune to the fridge with the date, so we could check it out later.

That was last Friday, and while it was pretty much a nice day, it wasn't something that stood out against all the other nice days. Nothing INCREDIBLE happened. So is this myth busted?

Well, yeah, but:
* An impossible deadline DID turn more possible
* I DID play Call of Cthulhu with friends in a nice session, and only drove one of them irreparably insane.
* I DID see the ToC (table of contents) for Hobby Games: The 100 Best, to which I contributed an essay. The games all merit inclusion in the book, and the contributors read like the batting order at an All-Star Game.
* And a summer storm rolled through on my way home that afternoon, and produced in its wake a full rainbow of an intensity that leeched into the IR and UV parts of the spectrum.

So it WAS a pretty nice day, but hardly memorable enough for a piece of typed paper within a cookie to give a shout-out for. But I think that's good enough.

More later,