Archive for June, 2007

June 27th, 2007


This piece of wood once stood where there is now a sign in front of the office building where I work. Originally, it just said “Sign” which I guess was a warning of what was to come, so nobody would be too surprised. After a while though, my friend Thom decided someone needed to follow […]

June 11th, 2007

Ban Chi (AKA Banqi)

At my last job, I made some new friends who play a game (usually over lunch) they call Ban Chi (or Banqi). It’s played with a Chinese chess set (on half the board) starting with the pieces face down. A typical game takes around 15 minutes. They began playing Ban Chi after they got good […]