In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lion

April is going to be intense for Katie and I, both personally and professionally. The deadline for her thesis, and her application to the Ph.D. program, are both coming up. Our Finnish residence permits are due for renewal. I’ve got some big writing and publishing deadlines, and a lot of business stuff that has to…

The State of Things: March 2017 in Review

March has been a good month. The days are getting longer, with over 13 hours of sunlight every day. The snow is melting, and the ice is gone from the sidewalks. There are bits of green popping up here and there. A lot of behind-the-scenes things for “businessing the business” have been accomplished, and I’m…

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Katie in Finland: Americansplaining

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about trying not to sound like they’re explaining Finland to Finns, changing listener demographics, shifting the tone of these discussions going forward, and renaming the podcast. DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having…

Lighthouse: How the New RPG System Works

Lighthouse is a system that’s easy to learn and simple to use. The subtlety and nuance lies in how you choose to interpret the die rolls and use them to tell your story. Here’s a quick overview of how the new RPG system works. There When You Need It Most of the time, you can…