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Catan - Where Shunning is Acceptable | St. Augustine Photographer

It's FRIDAY!!! Who else is excited!? I didn't get the chance to blog about last weekend because its been such a busy week, but I wanted to share with you all the awesomeness that happened. We helped celebrate our friend Josh's birthday at an awesome stache bash. There is a pretty awesome photo of Rich and I with funky beards on. In case you missed it, you can find it here. Then we went to our friends Brittany and Steve's house to play Settlers of Catan.


You guys. If you have not played this game, you need to. It is a lot of fun when you play with the right people. And Brittany and Steve are the BEST people to play it with. Catan is where you try to earn the most points by building your empire quicker than everyone else. But you need resources to build things, which means you need to trade with other people and bargain with them. You can also build roads to get to different locations with the resources you need. This is where things can get ruthless. If someone is too close to winning, you can withhold resources to slow them down. Or they can cut you off buy building roads in the direction you were headed.

One time when we played, Steve cut off my roads twice. I literally couldn't go anywhere and I had no resources. Do I have any Office fans out there? Remember when Dwight shunned Andy? (If not, here's a reminder) Yea, I totally shunned, un-shunned, and re-shunned Steve the whole game. Catan is serious ya'll. Although, we are thinking of adapting the Always Sunny In Philadelphia rule of civility reigning, but only as an allusion of respect to our opponents.  All-in-all, Catan is an awesome way to spend a couple of hours with friends.

I also had the opportunity go go shooting with my girl Sarah again! We had fun as usual. Here are a couple shots from our time together. She is always such a great model.

What are you all up to this weekend? Have you played Settlers of Catan before? What did you think of the game? Any crazy shunning stories that resulted?