Category Archives: Muskrat Ramblings

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Via Duck

15 miles in. Still smiling! Still self-conscious!

60 Miles via Duck! So, last Sunday, this happened:   I did in fact bike 60 miles (and survive) with a duck on my head, and plush tentacles wrapped around my body like the loving embrace of a Great Old One. And you guys got together to raise an astonishing $13,500 for the CSA Fairshare coalition. (Overall, the […]

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IT’S BIKE TIME! Gaiman, Rothfuss, et al helping out beyond words!

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The Last Insane Charity Bike Ride Update: Tour De Duck 2014 - IT’S BIKE TIME! OK, guys – with four days to go until my 60-mile charity bike ride, we blew past $10,000 raised! This is, to put it bluntly, stupefying. And there’s still time for you to make a donation/pledge! The Bike the Barns ride raises critical […]

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There once was a Duck on a Bike…

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 5! Six Days to Go! This is crazy, guys – we’re up to $9,100 raised for my insane 60-mile one-day bike ride, with the good folks from Bike the Barns! And there are only six days to go! So, here’s the thing: we obviously have a shot at hitting $10,000, and I say WE GO […]

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Blowing the Barn Doors Off!

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 4! Nine Days to Go! HOLY CATS, you guys! We hit $7,500 raised for the Fair Share Coalition, thanks to a hugely generous donation from Joshua Berne. And then we hit $8,500! And now we’re on our way to $9,000! EDIT WE JUST PASSED $9,000!!! (Sept.6) And pledges are still coming in from around […]

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Some Sketchy Editing

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 3! HOLY CATS, you guys! We passed $6,500 raised for the Fair Share Coalition, helping bring CSA foods to local low-income households! Because of this, I’ve added another goodie to the INSANE SADDLE-BAG OF HOLDING! Right now, anybody who pledges to my Insane Charity Bike Ride will get pdfs of: WILD […]

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Insane Charity Bike Ride update! TIME TO PANIC!

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 2! HEY, Muskrat-Boy, what’s the deal with those fine postcards? And what’s going on with that Insane Charity Bike Ride of yours? I’m so glad you asked! With two-and-a-half weeks to go until the Bike the Barns ride (eek! eek! eek!), we blew past the original goal of $5,000 raised! However, overall […]

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Stupid Ideas at 2 am Funnies

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Stupid Ideas at 2 am Funnies! Also these things happened tonight: And… Never change, Topsy-Turvy Internetzland! Never change! – John

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“Kitty Finds a Home” by Daughter, Age 5

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Daughter, Age 5…Author! So the other day, sitting outside the Cafe Bavaria in downtown Wauwatosa, Daughter, Age 5, found a small notebook in her backpack. And she wanted us to make a book. Now, granted, Kid’s Washable Markers and 4″ tall notebooks are not generally my media of choice. But you come to a project with the materials you […]

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A Signed, Limited Edition MUNCHKIN POSTCARD…for Charity!

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ONE GOOD DEED…for CHARITY! GUYS! The ONE GOOD DEED Munchkin postcards are at press! They come with a very special, Steve Jackson-sanctioned and official rule: Start a game of Munchkin at Level 3! How do yo get one? Simply by pledging $15* or more (please pledge more, if you can) to my upcoming Insane Charity Bike Ride!  […]

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GEN CON!!!!

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So I’ve been looking over my Gen Con commitments, and apparently the only time I’ll have to walk the floor is 2015. My schedule filled up quickly, in part because eight games and game supplements I worked on are being released between now and the end of Summer. (Yes, eight. Look, I kinda went crazy between Business Manager […]

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