Bolide Banner


Hi. I'm just writing what comes to mind. Hope you enjoy it.

Taking Care of my Mother

30 Sep 2022 1 minute read 2 comments SouthernStar71

I'm just writing this in the hopes it somewhat eases my mind.    My mother has lung, colon and liver cancer. She will die from the liver cancer.    She just finished up Chemo for her colon cancer. She has 4 more radiation treatments then she get a re...

Phobies: A pack opening and card upgrading

20 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernStar71

Phobies is a free to play card game that I play on Steam. It is also available on the App Store and Google Play.   There are 3 major currencies that you can earn in Phobies. Coffee Beans, tears, and XP. The first two can be used to purchase packs the...

Rising Star Box Opening

19 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernStar71

I try to open a box of Rising Star cards each month. A "box" is really just 12 packs at a slight discount. A "box" runs 100,000 STARBITS. I get the STARBITS from running missions each day. I had way over 100K this time. I'm dealing with stuff IRL so...

Disney Dreamlight Valley

9 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernStar71

This game is very fun. It is a mix of Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing. The biggest difference is the ease of replenishing your energy. There also is no need to "sleep" every night as the game eventually runs on your clock. Therefore, you can do a...

Psyched for F1 Manager 2022

8 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernStar71

I am super excited for F1 Manager 2022. It doesn't come out for another 6 weeks(August 25th if you pre-order).  Even with the wait time, I'm going over in my head which team to take control of. I don't think I want to do Ferrari or Red Bull. Mercedes...

A Rough Two Weeks

13 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernStar71

I had a sigmoidoscopy scheduled for Thursday April 29th. No big deal really. One day of prep on Wednesday and get the thing over with before 10 A.M. Thursday. However, life decided to intervene. I vomited most of Wednesday including the Magnesium Cit...

Alien Worlds: Idle hands should be mining.

27 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernStar71

Recently I started playing Alien Worlds which is a mostly idle blockchain game. With an Avatar, a shovel and a dream like everyone does I started mining and converting some TLM into WAX. I decided to visit which is a nice place to purcha...

Lost Relics: Bounty System Explained

25 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments SouthernStar71

Lost Relics has a bounty system where you need to do 2 objectives(killing X of a certain monster/gathering X times at a certain node) as well as turn in differing quantities of 3 items. They are ranked on a 1,2 or 3 sword difficulty rank. You get rew...

An Introduction

23 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment SouthernStar71

Hello. Hopefully this finds you well. This is my first posting on the site. I'm going to attempt to give an introduction to myself and to explain what you might expect from me. My first name is Gary. I go by SouthernStar71 on the internet. I stream o...