My blog posts have been a bit more sporadic lately than I’d like them to be, not because I can’t get to my PC but because I’m using that PC to play video games and more importantly Blizzard video games! It’s not the worst addiction in the world I could have but its been an on again off again addiction for as long as I can remember. It started innocently enough when I first bought my Sega Master System and continues today mostly via games like World of Warcraft.
I’m pretty late to the game with this and although I’ve sort of tried it before this past week I dove headfirst into Twitch broadcasting. Twitch is fun especially for those of us who like to watch, either from the fact that we can’t really play anymore or it brings back memories of watching our friends play as we all took turns playing a NES on that old tube TV. On Twitch at this point though I’m a small fish in a very big pond with some very popular broadcasters but I’m mainly doing this for fun, less profit. It’s all about having fun though and it’s also got me playing games a little more, which is something I’ve always enjoyed but recently haven’t had as much time. Plus how many Dad’s can be broadcasting on Twtich!
As I mentioned in my “This is 40” post there were other things that happened on the day of my birthday. One of those things was the announcement of the North Scranton 9-10 year old All-Stars, and my son made the team. Last year during a fantastic Pony League season we went to a few All-Star games and at that point he decided that the next year (his first eligible year) he wanted to be an all-star, so that was the goal since before this season began. As a kid I didn’t excel in sports, I enjoyed them but I hated practicing. My son isn’t like that at all thankfully and he spent the winter months in camps at The Sandlot to help improve his game and keep practicing because he loved playing.