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Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta

Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta

Well, neither Chipper Jones nor Ludacris were at the gate when Dan Walton, Nick Patnode and I arrived in Atlanta late Thursday night. I say late because it was ten minutes after the last rail-train had left the airport, our only option was a $90 taxi ride to our hotel. After giving the gentleman from the taxi service too much money, we settled in to our hotel. Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta

Cook’s Kitchen – Preparing for Atlanta

Cook’s Kitchen – Preparing for Atlanta

I imagine Chipper Jones and Ludacris will be waiting for me at the end of my terminal when I arrive in Atlanta on Thursday night. Possibly Rick Grimes too if he’s not too busy wrecking the undead. Hopefully Rick will shoot Chipper for me for the years of suffering he’s created for Mets fans. How cool would it be to be in Atlanta when the outbreak finally happens? These are the things I think about. I daydream a lot. This is probably caused by years of watching too many episodes of Scrubs. Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen – Preparing for Atlanta

Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta (09/21/12): 19th Place

Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta (09/21/12): 19th Place

The days leading up to the event I had been incredibly busy with work, freelance designing, and trying to figure out my decks for the invitational. I would come home, check the mail for the Japanese Foil Xantid Swarm that I was expecting for my Legacy deck, do more work, and then run ideas for UR Delver off of Carl Dillahay. I was completely confident in my list for T.E.S. for the Legacy portion, but I was incredibly nervous about Standard. Not for lack of experience or not knowing the format, but because I was playing a deck with an awkward mana base. Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta (09/21/12): 19th Place