Tag Archives: my family is crazy
I learned to play Hearts from Scep’s mom, who is a magical card-playing wizard. This is because when she lived abroad in Tanganyika, her expat circle involved many, many evenings of card parties. When I lived abroad in Yantai, my … Continue reading
My mom recently inherited some kind of special flatware (sorry, forks all look like forks to me) from my dad’s side of the family, and asked me to check and make sure there are enough for all the Christmas guests. … Continue reading
Bored cashier: $15.17 My dad: Is the year in which Martin Luther writes his 95 theses. Confused cashier: … Meg: Oh, Dad, please just pay the guy.
Today I sent my dad a quest flowchart I’ve been working on, because it was a perfect mix of snarky dialogue, programming logic, hours spent playing Monkey Island, and some of my other random interests. My dad wrote back with … Continue reading
“Hey, Meg, you got something else about your swingers’ vacation!” –My mom, whenever I get a mailing from Casual Connect
I sent my parents my travel plans for conferences and conventions I’m covering this summer, and my dad wrote back: Well done, Meg! Now add these phrases to your vocabulary: (1) “Stop the presses!”* (2) “But the people have a … Continue reading
My Mom: Any suggestions for Easter dinner? Meg: Let’s have turkey and screw with everyone! My Mom: You’re not helping.
The other night, I told my parents my travel plans for California to go to DEMO and then GDC. “When you’re driving out from LA to Palm Springs,” my dad said, “and you look out the window and see how … Continue reading
Some times I do things without thinking. (I know! You’re shocked! Me?!) Fortunately, I have friends and family who make sure I’ll never forget stupid things I’ve done. I’ve recently joined a D&D game with my cousins and their friends, and the other … Continue reading