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A screenshot from Destiny 2 showing several player characters at the edge of a platform. It depicts the final scene after victory over Oryx in the Kings Fall raid. A player is emoting sitting in a luxurious chair swirling a wine glass.

I’m really happy to have found a group to more regularly run raids – fun and challenging endgame content – in Destiny 2. It’s particularly special because my kiddo is big enough now to regularly run with us and this group of friends is generous and welcoming to them. Last night we completed Kings Fall together, and this raid is a real nostalgia trip in D2, in addition to being a lot of fun. It was kiddo’s first completion of this one, so a memorable one for both us.

A top down view of the left half of a split keyboard, an Iris, with blue keycaps and acrylic white top case. Beside it sits an orange coffee cup. Both rest on a desk mat of dark blue with abstract lighter blue shapes.

I’ve been using my Iris now for a little over two months and am feeling pretty fluent with it! In the never-ending quest for perfection, I might change up the switches for something just a bit more positive feeling.

An indoor bicycle, a Peloton, photographed from the front at a low angle. A pair of black cycling shoes sit next to it on a light blue mat.

My weekly indoor rides at the old gym used to be my favorite thing each week, my 5am community. I hesitated on getting an indoor bike for such a long time and I’m happy I finally went for it.

After a week of Aeropress coffee, I opened up, took apart and cleaned up a few key components of this old and much-loved espresso machine (I promise I polished it up afterwards, too). I think it still needs a descaling, but it seems to be pumping along once again. I’m so satisfied.

A water-spotted steel espresso machine with its top cover off, sitting on a gray countertop. Red-handled crescent wrench and pliers sit next to it and a large white mug with an H on it sits beneath the machine’s steam wand. Two water tubes lead out of the top of the machine into a reservoir behind it, and a mess of light blue and brown wires snake over the exposed boiler.

Screenshot of a pixel-style game showing a party of player characters on the right side and a giant floating monster with rays of light emanating from it, on the left.

I’m really having a good time with Chained Echoes. This was the first pretty hard boss and I had to think about how to handle it, revising my tactics and leveling up my party a bit more before I successfully finished it off. This is a great Steam Deck game for kicking back on the sofa.