13,300 Days Alive
815 Days Straight on Duolingo
14 Years Since I Last Saw Cousin Wixor
3 New Cats I’ve Made Friends With
1 New Book of Shadows
So I got to reunite with my “cousin“ Wixor today. We’ve not seen one another since 2007.
Continue reading “Of Cousins and Cats”
13,299 Days Alive
400 Years Since the First Thanksgiving
It’s a complicated thing, American history. But this isn’t a soapbox to speak of the slaughter and decimation of native peoples.
Today, for me, is about family.
Continue reading “Thanksgiving 2021”
13,297 Days Alive
T-Minus 30 Hours to Takeoff
19 Holiday Cards Made
2 Days without Writing
I’m going to bed but here’s the thing: tomorrow is gonna be bananas. I’ve got work till noon, then a trip to the airport and a flight at 4:30 EST back home.
Continue reading “Of Packed Bags and Planes”
27,758 Words Written for NaNoWriMo
13,294 Days Alive
4 Days Till Chicago!
Too tired to give a damn about anything. And hurting. Couldn’t even stomach dinner.
I’m going to bed.
Take your meds, folks.
23,870 Words Written for NaNoWriMo
13,291 Days Alive
7 Days Till Chicago!
I am exhausted. But I got to have a cup of tea after work, which was nice.
Continue reading “Of Takeout and Tea”
22,108 Words Written for NaNoWriMo
13,290 Days Alive
806 Days Straight on Duolingo
8 Days Till Chicago!
Fen and I were in a holiday movie mood this evening. We first thought to watch Die Hard. Instead, we settled on another Christmas classic: the live-action How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Jim Carrey.
Continue reading “Of Grinches and Giggles”
19,763 Words Written for NaNoWriMo
13,289 Days Alive
9 Days Till Chicago
My fasting sugars have been running stupidly high as of late. I haven’t gotten them back under control yet. But I am working on it.
Continue reading “Of Countdowns and Cluster Headaches”
13,234 Days Alive
750 Days Straight on Duolingo
1.5 Days Requested off for the Thanksgiving Break
So my boss lady approved my time off a second time today. First was verbally, now I’ve got an email chain to back me up!
Continue reading “Of Frogs and Funny Noises”
12,677 Days Alive
3 Tubes of Ion Color Brilliance
2 Chicago Style Hot Dogs
Today was one of those odd days at work. People in the building are freaking out about possible exposure to COVID-19 and transitioning to work from home. We haven’t done that at our company.
Continue reading “Color, Cookies, and Chicago Style Hot Dogs”
12,663 Days Alive
8,468 E-Books to Read, 101 E-Books Left to Read in 2020
12 Analog Books Left to Read in 2020 for #TheABC2020
10 E-Books Completed So Far
3 E-Books in Progress Currently
1 Overzealous Me
Man, when I set goals, I really hope to achieve them. And so far, I’m behind in my reading goal, even if I’ve accomplished other goals.
Continue reading “Finally Feeling Human”
12,599 Days Alive
12 Months Nearly Gone
It’s the day after Christmas and all through the house, I dragged my sleepy body, hoping for a nap.
Wait. That didn’t rhyme. Oh well.
Edit: This was meant to be brief. I’ve been working on this for two hours now. Enjoy.
Continue reading “5th Night of Hanukkah/2019 Year in Review”
12,574 Days Alive
1 Holiday Done
1 New Adventure Tomorrow
Home again, home again, as the nursery rhyme says! I’m surrounded by cats that haven’t seen me and am apparently forgiven for leaving for a few days.
Continue reading “Traveling to Tampa”