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Nothing and Everything Changes

I can mark the passage of time from Eve with Intuition's age. He turned four last month. Today, Corbexx sent me a chat on Steam and we spent hours chattering about this and that as if it was yesterday. That is friendship.

One of the things we noticed is that our NDA is about to expire. That and the leavings of several people left us gossiping up a storm. The NDA was never a good NDA but we chose to respect the spirit of it even if the letter of it had the strength of  wet tissue paper.

Life is fine. The husband got a promotion at the start of the year. I am up for one at the end of the month that will be a fascinating life change. We also got our rental property goals started. For any that wonder how much of a basement dweller I actually am. My husband has the entire basement of the new house.

I think of Eve quite often. For one, I have it in my reddit feed. I mostly skim the titles and skip the topics. The general mood has not changed even if the people saying it has.

I saw that Snuff disbanded. It is always strange to watch pieces of your past disintegrate in the wind. But we all age. People. Corporations. Eve Online.  Yet we stay the same.

I logged in. I forgot to redeem some of the trash that was given out for something I didn't notice. I sat watching Eve Uni while a null sec person chattered about what super someone should fly. Nothing changes and everything changes.

I have not kept up on the changes. I never paid the attention to the mechanics of a game that I did to Eve. It is nice to wander back into a place where I pick gear because it is pretty or I just click with it.

I also admit without embarrassment that I quite enjoy being able to hit pause.

Tisk.

Here is my current dog haul. Inty there is now 4. I've added more Afghan Hounds as well. I've been showing dogs for years but I was on hiatus when I was playing Eve. My last Afghan Hound passed away after I stopped playing. The red headed boy is from my lines and the young lady in the back is an out-cross for my plans.

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