We (and our friends) ended up making a bunch of stuff for Halloween this year: Moonrise Kingdom costumes for us, a Pacific Rim kaiju costume for a friend’s baby, and an illuminated alien invasion scene for our side yard. Continue reading
To start things off, I’ve been asked to read this brief notice: the city council announces the opening of a new dog park at the corner of Earl and Somerset, near the Ralph’s. They would like to remind everyone that dogs are not allowed in the dog park. People are not allowed in the dog park. It is possible you will see hooded figures in the dog park. Do not approach them. Do not approach the dog park. The fence is electrified and highly dangerous. Try not to look at the dog park, and especially do not look for any period of time at the hooded figures. The dog park will not harm you.
All photos by Britta Hartfiel
Our friend Curtis is a long-time puzzler. He’s also the person responsible for creating and nurturing the Portland puzzle community via Puzzled Pint and WarTron. So when his 40th birthday rolled around, some friends of ours decided that the most appropriate gift would be a personalized Star Trek-themed puzzle hunt, starring Curtis himself. Continue reading
I recently set myself a challenge: if I rented a room and sent out an invitation to come play a bunch of pervasive games, would anyone show up?
Turns out, the answer is yes–luckily for me and my reservation deposit. Continue reading